Belgium urges its citizens to leave Iran!


The Belgian government invites Belgian citizens to enter Iran leave the country due to the risk of arbitrary detention.

“All immigrants Belgium, including (dual nationality), are at high risk of being arrested, arbitrarily detained and tried unfairly. This risk also applies to people who visit Iran only for tourism,” the Belgian government said in a statement reported by news agencies AFP extensionMonday (19/12/2022).

“In the event of arrest or detention, respect for fundamental rights and individual safety is not guaranteed,” he added in a statement released on Sunday (12/18) local time.

Earlier, Belgian officials said on Wednesday that Iran had handed a 28-year prison sentence to a Belgian aid worker, sparking heated debate over the stalled prisoner exchange deal.

Belgian Olivier Vandecasteele was arrested in February and is reportedly being held in the notorious Evin prison in the Iranian capital, Tehran, in conditions described as “inhumane”.

Belgium insists he is innocent. Belgium says it is being held hostage in Tehran’s attempt to force Belgium to release an Iranian agent convicted of terrorism.

Iran he was engulfed in protests for nearly three months following his death Mahsa Amini following her arrest for alleged violations of the hijab code for women. Iranian government officials described the demonstrations as “riots”.

See also “Iran Sacrifices Western Countries Participating in Hijab Controversy”:

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