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Newsline: Britain summons Iran’s diplomat over threats to UK journalists

The British foreign office said it has summoned Iran’s most senior diplomat over alleged threats by Iranian security forces to journalists in the UK. “I summoned the Iranian representative today to make clear that we do not tolerate threats to life and intimidation of any kind towards journalists, or any individual, living in the UK,” Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said in a statement. (https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/britain-summons-irans-senior-diplomat-over-alleged-threats-uk-journalists-2022-11-11/) Iran has responded to widespread internal protests with the suppression of freedom of expression and the targeting of media outlets operating in Iran, the foreign office said, adding that over 40 journalists have been arrested and detained.

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