Speech by Dr. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, in meeting organised by Belgian Committee of Parliamentarians and Mayors for a Democratic Iran

Belgian Parliament, Brussels, Tuesday 17 October 2017 Today I want to briefly speak about Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), You know that this body, is an armed body, that was established since the beginning of the revolution protect the Iranian theocracy and its supreme leader. This is also the force that is tasked with repressing the people inside Iran. Our organisation, the International Committee in Search of Justice (ISJ), published an extensive study on the IRGC earlier this year. We published it in March, you can find these reports on our website. In this report we...
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Signs point to ongoing Iranian nuclear program

by Alejo Vidal-Quadras. Recently, President Donald Trump stated that he had come to a decision about whether or not to certify to Congress that Iran was complying with the 2015 nuclear agreement, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Under the U.S. law, the president is required to provide such certification every 90 days, and the next deadline is in mid-October. The issue has become polarized in the U.S. But politics notwithstanding, the issue is of paramount importance for the security of the international community. It aims to make sure an aggressive and theocratic re...
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“The world must stop ignoring Iran’s pattern of obstructing nuclear inspections” Op-Ed in Washington Examiner

by Alejo Vidal-Quadras The Islamic Republic of Iran has demonstrated a long pattern of obstruction regarding inquiries and investigations into its nuclear activities, and that pattern persists more than two years after the conclusion of a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers. The conclusion of that agreement in 2015 was to some extent dependent upon the neglect of certain controversial issues, including access to Iranian military sites, where the regime apparently carried out research and development related to weaponization aspects of the country's nuclear pr...
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Speech by Mr. Alejo Vidal-Quadras in Conference on Human Rights in Iran in United Nations (Geneva)

Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you very much for inviting me to this timing Conference in the United Nations in Geneva. I was comforted when I read the latest report of Ms Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. She issued a report on September 2nd for the first time referring to the massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners in summer of 1988 mostly members and supporters of the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). In 1988 the Iranian regime carried out an atrocious massacre sending tens of thousands of politi...
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Discours de M. Alejo Vidal-Quadras dans l’exposition sur le massacre de 1988 en Iran dans la Mairie du 2eme arrondissement de Paris

Mesdames et Messieurs,   J'aimerais d’ abord remercier Monsieur le Maire Jacques BOUTAULT pour avoir organisé cet événement aujourd'hui à la Mairie du 2e arrondissement de Paris. Cette volonté de réparation historique est très nécessaire dans le cadre de la campagne internationale visant à rendre justice aux victimes du massacre de 1988 en Iran lorsque 30 000 prisonniers politiques, principalement affilié à l'OMPI, le principal mouvement d'opposition, ont été exécutés durant l'été et enterrés dans des fosses communes dans le silence total. Aujourd'hui, nous exprimons également...
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Mogherini’s attendance at Rouhani’s inauguration encourages Iranian impunity

By Alejo Vidal-Quadras   Attending Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration in the midst of a series of revelations is morally and politically unconscionable, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras, as it suggests the EU will look the other way on actual abuses as long as there are pleasant-sounding promises coming out of a small faction within the Iranian regime. Alejo Vidal-Quadras is a Spanish professor of atomic and nuclear physics and was vice president of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014. He is currently president of the Brussels-based International Committee in Search of Justice (ISJ) ...
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Free Iran Gathering in Paris, short speech by Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras

Dear Friends: It is a great please to be another year with you to celebrate this big gathering. First of all I would like to send my best greetings to all PMOI members who came from Camp Liberty to Albania. This is the first time we are together in this gathering with no concern about the safety of Ashrafis and this is excellent news. Their safe transfer to Albania last year was a great achievement and a strategic defeat for the mullahs’ regime who were planning to massacre all of them. These heroes stood up in hardest times against the Iranian regime and they are an example for the...
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Le dossier nucléaire à l’aune de la présidentielle en Iran

Par : Alejo Vidal Quadras La réélection du président iranien Hassan Rohani aura-t-elle une conséquence sur l’accord nucléaire (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ou JCPOA) conclu le 14 juillet 2015 entre l’Iran et la communauté internationale ? Alejo Vidal Quadras, ancien vice-président du Parlement européen, est professeur de physique nucléaire et président du Comité international pour la Recherche de la Justice (ISJ), une ONG basée à Bruxelles. Il est co-auteur d’un ouvrage collectif « Où va l’Iran ? » aux éditions Autrement.     Cet accord avait gelé le programme nu...
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