On September 17th, on the initiative of Fredrik Malm liberal MP, the Swedish Parliament hosted a seminar devoted to the Kurdish question in Iran. Dr Asso Hassan Zadeh, deputy secretary general and Politburo’s spokesperson of KDP Iran delivered a speech on the current situation in Iranian Kurdistan and the futur of Iran from the point of view of the Kurds. He also answered the questions of several Swedish MPs among whom the Parliament deputy speaker, Lotta Johnsson Fornarve.
Amnesty International says Iran arrested 7,000 people last year in a “shameless campaign of repression”. Those swept up by the crackdown included protesters, students, lawyers, journalists, environmental and women’s rights activists, and trade unionists. Hundreds […]
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani launched a savage reprimand of US naval missions in the Strait of Hormuz. According to Al Jazeera, Mr Rouhani argued Washington’s military build-up in the Gulf was “creating division and emptying the treasuries” […]