Tag : EU

Iran judges and media hit with EU sanctions
12 Mar
9:09

Iran judges and media hit with EU sanctions

The European Union has imposed sanctions on Iranian judges, media officials and a special police internet monitoring unit linked to the death of a dissident in custody, citing grave human rights violations, the bloc’s Official Journal said. The Iranian Cyber Police unit was set up in 2011, taking on anti-revolutionary…

European Parliament debate on ethnic minorities in Iran (video)
14 Jun
6:47

European Parliament debate on ethnic minorities in Iran (video)

MEPs send out an strong and unequivocal message to the Iranian government that its ongoing persecution of ethnic minorities cannot be tolerated and should be dealt with. In order, speakers were: Jaroslav Paška, Rui Tavares, Véronique De Keyser, Marietje Schaake, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Janusz Wojciechowski, Bernd Posselt, Kristiina Ojuland,…