This report is an update of the COI Focus of 25 October 2018, titled COI Focus Iran. Risico bij terugkeer. The report describes the attitude of the Iranian authorities towards Iranian nationals who return to their country after leaving the country illegally, submitting a request for international protection in Belgium and/or having lived in Belgium. It does not discuss the treatment by the authorities of returnees with a political, ethnic, religious or terrorist profile.
This report concerns the period from 1 November 2018 to 1 March 2020. The literature search for this update was concluded on 20 March 2020.