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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 9
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1:03 p.m. to 2:01 p.m.
Presiding
Michael Levitt, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Peter Kent for David Sweet (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Karine Azoulay, Analyst
• Melissa Radford, Analyst
United Nations
• Ahmed Shaheed, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
As an individual
• Payam Akhavan, Professor, McGill University
Pursuant to the motion adopted by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on February 4, 2016, and the motion adopted by the Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the Subcommittee proceeded to a briefing on the human rights situation in Iran.

Payam Akhavan by videoconference from Oxford, United Kingdom and Ahmed Shaheed by videoconference from Munich, Germany, made statements and answered questions.

At 2:01 p.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Subcommittee