Iran Roundtable, while alarmed by the deplorable human rights and dire economic conditions in Iran under the IRI, welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, and hopes that the authorities in IRI take the issue of human rights in Iran serious and act upon the recommendations made by the Special Rapporteur in his report.
Iran Roundtable also calls upon the IRI authorities to reconsider their longstanding defiance with the international community by reversing their harmful and unnecessary disputed nuclear program. This approach will not only relieve Iranians from...Read more
Whilst the Iranian regime’s mouthpiece stands before the world in New York speaking of peace and humanity, suggesting a fantasy notion for a movement – “WAVE” – World Against Violence and Extremism, human rights agencies have maintained a record of gross human rights violations spanning over three decades, perpetrated by the Iranian government since its inception in 1979. Human rights violations include child executions; rape of virgin detainees on the eve of their execution; stoning to death; breaching the rule of evidence; disregarding the right to a fair trial; oppressing the right to...Read more
“Given the history of the Iranian regime’s complicity and defiance, it seems almost impossible for the regime to make any concessions on its nuclear advancements, because in the regime’s ideology any concessions in any matter will be interpreted as a retreat, and will reciprocally treat any concessions by the west as a sign of their weakness; therefore, as long as this regime rules over Iran, outstanding issues of nuclear program, support for terrorism abroad and gross human rights violation inside Iran will not be resolved. Thus, at the moment, sanctions are the most feasible tools in...Read more
The head of Iran’s Commission Export Chamber of Commerce has warned that Iran can expect food shortages in the coming months. Meanwhile, a deputy in Iranian customs has said that 330 tons of medicine is currently stuck in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International airport due to issues stemming from Iran’s multiple exchange rates.
Assadollah Asgarolladi, the head of the Export Chamber of Commerce and one of the wealthiest and most influential businessmen in Iran, said, “Unfortunately, with the events that have taken place recently, and the differences between the Central Bank, Ministry of...Read more