Watergate is the symbol of a time marked by the transformation of what was first perceived as a mere “conspiracy theory” into the actual conspiracy. The judicial system identified and condemned it and its tremendous impact is still felt in both the US political scene and across the world.
The existence of an Iranian clandestine nuclear programme was unveiled in 2002 by the Iranian main opposition force, the NCRI. Its exposure was followed by international sanctions and a long negotiation procedure that culminated on 14 July 2015, in Vienna, where a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme was signed between the E3/EU+3 group and Iran.
EUROPE should keep its principles when dealing with IRAN
This policy brief highlights the gross human rights violations of the Iranian regime against its own citizens. It draws special attention to the sharp rise of executions, arbitrary detention of rights activists, and the situation of women, minorities and children during President Hassan Rouhani’s tenure
ARCHumankind, represented by its director, Paulo Casaca, has been present in a series of rallies in Europe to support the Iranian community plight for freedom. On 15 June in Brussels, on 28 and 29 of June and on 12 and 13 July in Ashraf, Albania and on 27 July in London, he spoke on behalf of a different policy regarding Iran based on the respect of human dignity and the international order, confronting the internal and the external threats of the theocracy.
On 20 November 2019, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran published a report on Iran’s uprising. The report indicates that there have been at least 251 killed, 3,700 injured, and 7,000 arrested; and the names of the 85 martyrs of the uprising in various cities are listed. Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), called on the UN Security Council stating ‘The UNSC must demand an immediate halt in killings and the release of detainees. It must declare the leaders of the regime as criminals against humanity. They must face justice’.