Mogherini’s attendance at Rouhani’s inauguration encourages Iranian impunity

Mogherini’s attendance at Rouhani’s inauguration encourages Iranian impunity
Media on 4 Aug , 2017
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...
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Le dossier nucléaire à l’aune de la présidentielle en Iran

Le dossier nucléaire à l’aune de la présidentielle en Iran
Media on 12 Jun , 2017
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 R...
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Geneva: Speech of Dr. Alejo Vidal Quadras – at the United Nations

Geneva: Speech of Dr. Alejo Vidal Quadras – at the United Nations
Media on 14 Mar , 2017
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 –ba...
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Right Time for West to Correct Policy on Iran

Right Time for West to Correct Policy on Iran
Media on 30 Jan , 2017
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...
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Iran gives Trump chance to restore lost U.S. credibility in Middle East

Iran gives Trump chance to restore lost U.S. credibility in Middle East
Media on 29 Nov , 2016
By: Alejo Vidal-Quadras for UPI After the unexpected election of Donald Trump as president of the United States of America, a new reality emerges not only for Americans but also for Europeans, who have been the most reliable and trustworthy allies of the United States in modern history, particularly during and after the Second World War. And with new realities, come new opportunities. A case...
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Varios activistas piden investigar la masacre de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán

Varios activistas piden investigar la masacre de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán
Media on 21 Sep , 2016
Un grupo de expertos en derechos humanos y activistas políticos, entre ellos la excandidata presidencial de Colombia Ingrid Betancour o el exeurodiputado español Alejo Vidal-Quadras, solicitaron hoy a la ONU que establezca un órgano que investigue la matanza de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán. El grupo, que se ha autodenominado "Justicia para las Víctimas de la Masacre de 1988 en Irán"...
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Activistas piden investigar masacre de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán

Activistas piden investigar masacre de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán
Media on 21 Sep , 2016
Activistas políticos y de DD.HH., entre ellos la colombo-francesa Ingrid Betancourt y el exeurodiputado español Alejo Vidal-Quadras, solicitaron a la ONU investigar la matanza de opositores políticos en 1988 en Irán. El grupo, que se ha autodenominado "Justicia para las Víctimas de la Masacre de 1988 en Irán", h izo un llamamiento al alto comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos,...
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“The Iranian mirage” – El Mundo

“The Iranian mirage” – El Mundo
Media on 1 Jun , 2016
The High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union Policy, Federica Mogherini, has repeatedly expressed her satisfaction over recent weeks with the new climate of relations between Europe and the Islamic Republic of Iran created after the signature of the nuclear agreement. According to the seraphic vision of the Vice President of the Commission, it is now possible a con...
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“Vidal-Quadras finds outrageous that the EU does not require from Iran an improvement in human rights” – EFE

“Vidal-Quadras finds outrageous that the EU does not require from Iran an improvement in human rights” – EFE
Media on 8 Jun , 2016
Madrid, June 7 (EFE) .- The former vice president of the European Parliament Alejo Vidal-Quadras has described today as "outrageous" that the EU talks with Iran economic and commercial ties and how to fight the Islamic State, but not human rights in the country, where "torture and executions" he said, still occur. In an interview with Efe, Vidal-Quadras -who was MEP between 1999 and 2014- lamen...
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“Vidal-Quadras ve escandaloso que la UE no exija a Irán mejoras en los DDHH”

“Vidal-Quadras ve escandaloso que la UE no exija a Irán mejoras en los DDHH”
Media on 8 Jun , 2016
El exvicepresidente del Parlamento Europeo Alejo Vidal-Quadras ha calificado hoy de "escandaloso" que la UE hable con Irán de relaciones económicas y comerciales y de cómo combatir al Estado Islámico, pero no de los derechos humanos en el país, donde se mantienen, ha dicho, "la tortura y las ejecuciones". En una entrevista con Efe, Vidal-Quadras, que fue europarlamentario entre 1999 y 2014, ha la...
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