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Iranian regime lobbyists in Canada defeated, Bill S-219 is voted to be debated in the Senate Chamber

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TORONTO, Canada – A Canadian senator has urged his colleagues to abandon a proposed bill that would impose sanctions on Iran, saying that the draft does not fulfil its stated aim “to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human … Continue reading

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Contact Canadian Senators to vote for Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations during their session on Wednesday

Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act An Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade is expected to vote on Bill S-219: Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act, … Continue reading

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Iran’s Rouhani: Lift sanctions immediately or no final nuke deal

USA Today Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, joined that nation’s president Thursday in saying any nuclear agreement must include the immediate lifting of economic sanctions choking the country. In his first public comments on the framework for a deal … Continue reading

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Iran Roundtable: Mr. President, Human Rights and Nuclear Negotiations should go in tandem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2014 Contact: info@iranroundtable.org Phone: (571) 327-0674Mr.  President, “Human Rights and Nuclear Negotiations should go in tandem” Iran Roundtable, (Washington, DC) – Recent nuclear negotiations between the West and the Islamic Republic of Iran has raised concerns … Continue reading

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Business as usual with Tehran as the interim deal unravels

Now with the interim deal in the horizon, the US appears to be the main proponent of engagement with the IRI regime.  Accordingly, and as the argument proceeds in Congress, there is little or no prospect of reining in the … Continue reading

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war-time food handouts with long line-ups are back in Iran

Iran Roundtable Tehran, Iran (February 4, 2014)- Today is the third consecutive day that government–run distribution centers are giving free food parcels to low income Iranian families.  Everyone who makes less than 5 million rials per month, the equivalent of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Bipartisan House bill toughens penalties on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders are pushing for tougher penalties on Iran to thwart its nuclear ambitions, introducing a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would pressure the U.S. to work with the European Union in cutting off Tehran’s access to the … Continue reading

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WSJ Article: EU Sanctions Impede Iran Oil Shipments to Asia

By BENOÎT FAUCON Wall Street Journal LONDON—A European Union oil embargo has started to impede the shipment of Iranian oil to Asia, the latest threat to Tehran’s hopes to find new outlets for its top export. Some Asian shippers say they … Continue reading

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