Emily Thornberry seeks to clarify stance on Iran protests after criticism

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Shadow foreign secretary says there have been spontaneous public outpourings ‘we can all understand and support’

Emily Thornberry has responded to criticism over her ambivalent approach to the Iranian protesters by saying Iran had seen “clear spontaneous public outpourings that we can all understand and support”.

The shadow foreign secretary also denounced the Iranian judicial system as capable of draconian and arbitrary punishments, especially against minorities and women. She also accused Iran of escalating its proxy wars with Saudi Arabia.

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