France condemns in the strongest possible terms the continued brutal repression of protests in Iran, whose death toll has once again increased dramatically, and demands that this repression end immediately. France has been particularly shocked by the violence committed against protestors, especially at Sharif University this past weekend.
Iran must respect the right to peaceful protest as well as human rights, in particular the rights of women and girls, which are protected under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which was ratified by Iran.
Last Friday, the Iranian embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires was summoned to the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and received these messages.
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