UN Geneva – Human Rights – 30th Anniversary of 1988 Massacre in Iran – Speech by Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras

Speech by Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras- UN- Geneva- Human Rights in Iran- 14 September 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to thank the organisers of this Conference for their invitation to participate. It is for me not only a duty but a pleasure to be here. Now that we are speaking about the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Massacre in Iran, we should remember the late Ms Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran who sadly passed away in February. She ...
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Europe should counter Iran’s cyber espionage, infiltration, terrorism

The more discord persists in the West over the means of responding to Iranian covert operations, the more impact these operations will have, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, a Spanish professor of atomic and nuclear physics, was vice-president of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014. He is currently the president of the Brussels-based International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ). Both Facebook and Twitter recently announced that they had removed hundreds of accou...
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30th Anniversary of the 1988 Massacre in Iran – Speech by ISJ President Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras – Amsterdam 25 Aug 2018

30th Anniversary of the 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran Speech by Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras, Former Vice-President of the European Parliament & President of the International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ) Amsterdam - 25 August 2018   Dear Friends, I am very thankful to the Iranian community in the Netherlands for organizing this event on the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Massacre in Iran. As it is well known, thirty years ago, more than 30.000 political prisoners were ...
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EU must respond firmly to Tehran terror plot on European soil

By Alejo Vidal-Quadras The EU’s eagerness to further unconditional engagements with Iran seems to have only made Europe more vulnerable to state sponsored terrorism, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, a Spanish professor of atomic and nuclear physics, was vice-president of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014. He is currently the president of the Brussels-based International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ). During the weekend of 30 June – 1 July, four suspects we...
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“Le ministre iranien Javad Zarif doit répondre des exactions du régime” Alejo Vidal-Quadras pour Le Soir

PAR: ALEJO VIDAL-QUADRAS, ANCIEN VICE-PRÉSIDENT ESPAGNOL DU PARLEMENT EUROPÉEN (1999 À 2014), ANCIEN PRÉSIDENT D’HONNEUR DE L’INTERGROUPE DES «AMIS D’UN L’IRAN LIBRE» AU PARLEMENT EUROPÉEN, PRÉSIDENT DU COMITÉ INTERNATIONAL POUR L’APPLICATION DE LA JUSTICE (ISJ COMMITTEE)* A l’occasion du ministre iranien des Affaires étrangères, ce mardi à Bruxelles, l’auteur de cette carte blanche exhorte les instances et les dirigeants européens à adopter une attitude ferme vis-à-vis des autorités iraniennes...
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“Need to Confront Iran’s Revolutionary Guards”

By: Alejo Vidal-Quadras   The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has been leading Iran’s hidden invasion of several Middle-Eastern countries for years. The US administration’s recent decision to put the IRGC on the terrorist list makes it imperative to confront the regime and its proxies all over the region, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, a Spanish professor of atomic and nuclear physics, was vice-president of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014. He i...
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¿Hace bien Trump en no fiarse de Irán?

La reciente decisión de Donald Trump de no certificar el acuerdo nuclear con Irán implica que el Congreso de los EEUU deberá reconsiderar sus términos y formular recomendaciones en un plazo de sesenta días. Asimismo, el resto de firmantes, Rusia, China, Reino Unido, Francia, Alemania y la UE, tendrán que reaccionar ante las nuevas exigencias norteamericanas que eventualmente se puedan producir.  La reapertura de este pacto, que se logró tras años de laboriosa gestación, por parte de Washingt...
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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 f...
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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 apparent...
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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. ...
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