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Media Bored by Iran’s Green Movement

When it comes to human rights, just how triumphant was the recent high-profile European parliamentary delegation visit to Iran (which we reported about last month)? Well, let’s see: the delegation did meet with two eminent political prisoners, dissident filmmaker Jafar

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Other News

EU Crosses Iran Red Line, Only UPI Notices

Kudos to UPI for standing alone in getting the story right about Europe’s eagerness to cross its own red lines on human rights – just to get closer to Tehran. Finally a media outlet noticed what we’ve been reporting  for

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Europe Gravitating To Iran, Never Mind Human Rights

The Geneva deal is still not implemented, but it has already gone a long way toward changing the way the west engages with Tehran. Bits and pieces are popping up in the media, but certainly not the broader picture. The

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Other News

Iran Walls Crumbling in EU?

Piece by piece, in several languages and without attracting too much attention, the media is revealing a diminishing EU resolve on the Iranian nuclear crisis and sanctions. On the sidelines of the Geneva talks, top EU officials could be heard

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Other News

European Parliament removes the teeth from biting sanctions

Direct talks between Iran and the US; everyone is talking about them.  Well… everyone except for the two parties which really matter; both of whom denied all the reports. Nothing will happen before the US elections, so we let’s focus

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Posted in Huffington Post, Other News
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