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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Geneva: Speech of Dr. Alejo Vidal Quadras – at the United Nations

Meeting on: "Impunity and International Justice Massacre of political prisoners in Iran (1988-2017) Tuesday 14 March 2017 (14h00 – 15h30) Palais des Nations - Room XXVII Speech delivered by Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras - United Nations- Geneva- 14 March 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen, Chair, After 15 years as vice-president of the European Parliament, I am now chairing a Brussels –based NGO which is called International Committee In Search of Justice or ISJ. It was formed in 2008.  We have produced several reports and policy papers, mainly on the situation in Middle East and part...
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Rapport ISJ & EIFA : « Le rôle néfaste des Gardiens de la révolution (CGRI – Pasdaran) au Moyen-Orient »

Le Comité Internationale In Search of Justice (ISJ) vient de publier un rapport préparé conjointement avec l'association European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) intitulé  « Iran : Le rôle néfaste des Gardiens de la révolution 'Le corps des Gardiens de la révolution islamique' (CGRI - Pasdaran) au Moyen-Orient » :
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Right Time for West to Correct Policy on Iran

By Alejo Vidal-Quadras On Tuesday, January 17, I joined former US Assistant Secretary of State Lincoln Bloomfield and a number of French Members of Parliament in addressing a conference at the French National Assembly’s Victor Hugo Hall. The purpose of the event was to discuss the direction in the near future for French and broader European policies toward the Middle East, and particularly toward the Islamic Republic of Iran. That conference has stood as one symbol of the widespread support among Western policymakers for a different approach to Middle Eastern issues and political or economic...
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