by Bob Blackman MP
The main Iranian Resistance recently organized a series of international conferences to discuss issues of consequence to the Iranian people and to Western policy toward the Iranian regime. The main focus has been on the persistent domestic uprisings in Iran since 2017 and the approaching prospects of the clerical regime's downfall.
by the Rt Hon. David Jones MP
The UK must follow the US, not the EU in taking a tougher stance on Iran's totalitarian regime, demanding the restoration of UN sanctions on Iran and an independent international inquiry into the 1988 massacre would be a good starting point.
By Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
July 19 marked the anniversary of the date in 1988 when “death commissions” were convened across Iran, on orders from Ayatollah Khomeini, its Supreme Leader at that time. Over the course of the next several months, these three-judge panels would be responsible for the deaths of approximately 30,000 Iranian political prisoners, most of whom were members of the opposition, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
by Professor Lord Alton of Liverpool
China’s Foreign Ministry recently threatened a “forceful counter-attack” against measures the United Kingdom has taken to address worsening Chinese violations of the rights of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
After Beijing introduced a national security law that set the stage for escalating crackdowns, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab rightly announced that the UK was suspending its extradition treaty with China.