international politics

Migration Board warns of Iranian surveillance

The Swedish Migration Board says that the Iranian state is able and willing to watch opposition activists in Sweden.

In new guidelines reported by news agency TT the Board says that Iran has devoted a "remarkable" amount of resources to keeping tabs on the foreign opposition, including people who were not dissidents in Iran.

The Board has been in contact with the Swedish Intelligence Service Såpo,

Mikael Ribbenvik, the Board's head of legal affairs, says that the Iranian regime has a "clear intent and capacity" to carry out surveillance.

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