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Iran

Photo: ISNA

We have been collaborating with our partner organisation AIPP since 1994. Over the years we have distributed 34 grants totalling almost £10,000 to Iranian prisoners of conscience, those still living in Iran and others in exile in Scandinavia, the bulk of which were granted in 2006 to the brave members of the Union of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company.

In addition to the support for Iranians overseas, over 350 grants in excess of £170,000 have been made to Iranian political refugees living in the UK since 1995.  Grants are used for a variety of purposes such as relief and rehabilitation for victims of torture and educational bursaries for post graduate study.