Wednesday 21 March 2018

Iranian Jews on 'limited parole'

Dr David Morrison (Letters, September 24), in quoting Iran's government-nominated sole Jewish MP, is actually unwittingly making my point for me.

He quotes the former MP Maurice Motamed as saying of Iranian Jews who travel abroad that "when they come back they face no problems".

This is precisely the point that I and others in your newspaper have been making to Dr Morrison: that these Jews are forced to return to Iran because they are fearful of what will happen to their family members whom they were obliged to leave behind.

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