November 23, 2017

Archives for January 2008

EU’s flawed combat against terrorism

Monday, 28 January 2008 Goesta “Injustice is the best ally for terrorism,” reiterated Dick Marty, the Swiss senator in a press conference last week following the ratification of a resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe condemning the methods used by the EU and the UN Security Council for blacklisting groups […]

Placating tyranny

Thursday, 24 January 2008 By LORD CORBETT OF CASTLE VALE Chair, British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom A judgment last year described the government’s ban on Iran’s PMOI as ‘unlawful’ – will Jack Straw ever admit to his part in it? The Guardian, January 21, 2008 – Rarely has a verdict been so damning to […]

Empower Iranian people for democratic change

Wednesday, 23 January 2008 NCRI – Speaking to a meeting in Atlanta on Monday, January 21, Professor Raymond Tanter, president of the Iran Policy Committee said, “The most powerful tool the United States can use to put Tehran’s rulers on alert that gross violations of human rights must end is to empower the Iranian people […]

Council of Europe: POAC ruling on Mojahedin of Iran a slap in the face of UK government

Wednesday, 23 January 2008 Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly describes the ruling by POAC to de-proscribe the PMOI a slap in the face for HM Government and calls on member states to abide by orders handed down by the judicial institutions Maryam Rajavi said that the EU Council is defying the judicial and legislative institutions […]

Terror label against Mojahedin of Iran, “disastrous” effect of the EU blacklisting

Press AssociationWednesday, 23 January 2008 By Geoff Meade, PA Europe editor Brussels – United Nations and European Union blacklists of terrorist suspects were condemned this afternoon as a violation of human rights and a threat to the credibility of the international fight against terrorism. The damning verdict from Europe’s human rights watchdog, the Council of […]

The menace of the mullahs’ fundamentalism

Middle East TimesFriday, 11 January 2008By Ali SafaviIn 2007, the turmoil in Pakistan culminated in the gruesome assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Dec. 27. Although the epicenter of this political tremor shook Pakistan, its ripple effect was quickly felt throughout the world. The incident was especially worrying because it demonstrated that, as […]