World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


Imminent trip to Tehran by Jack Straw is disgraceful

Jack Straw's trip to Iran whitewashes bleak record of religious dictatorship 660 executed in Iran in 2013

At a time when the people of Iran are suffering under the yoke of repression and the regime is secretly continuing its nuclear weapons projects and terrorist activities in Iraq, Palestine and Syria, the imminent trip to Tehran by former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is a disgraceful act to appease the religious dictatorship.

At least 660 people have been executed in Iran in 2013, with two thirds taking place in the term of Hassan Rouhani.

The regime continues to carry out uranium enrichment and has completely disregarded the terms of its nuclear agreement with the P5+1, and yet it continues to call for the West to lift all sanctions.

The Iranian Resistance, Syrian opposition and international media organisations have in recent weeks and months revealed vast terrorist meddling in Syria by the Iranian regime's Revolutionary Guards Qods Force in support of the criminal dictator Bashar al-Assad.

Jack Straw, widely known in Iran as an apologist of the religious dictatorship, is damaging the reputation of Britain in the eyes of Iranian people through his trip to Iran and assistance to the mullahs’ regime. The UK government ought to stand with the millions of Iranians who seek freedom, justice and democracy.

UK representative office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
7 January 2014

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Breaking: Israel Shelling Beit Hanoun Hospital

The Israeli military have started to shell and shoot at Beit Hanoun hospital. There are still 61 medical staff and civilians, three patients and two International Solidarity Movement volunteers trapped inside. More>>

UN: Urgent Action To End Female Genital Mutilation UN: Urgent Action To End Female Genital Mutilation

New UN data shows need for urgent action to end female genital mutilation, child marriage More>>

World News: SRI LANKA: Justice Denied To Two Child Victims Of Rape
There have been reports of an alleged abduction and rape of an eleven-year-old girl by a group of Navy officers, and of another nine-year-old girl treated in a similar manner. More>>

‘Global Epidemic’ Of Anti-Semitism NGO Urges UN To Condemn ‘global Epidemic’ Of Anti-Semitism

French riot police officers face rioters in Sarcelles, a suburb north of Paris, on July 20, 2014. More>>


IDF Falsifies Photograph To Justify Bombing El-Wafa Hospital IDF Falsifies Photograph To Justify Bombing El-Wafa Hospital

On the 21st July at 2:17 PM, the IDF spokesperson released an image on twitter showing an aerial picture of a building marked as ‘Al-Wafa’ hospital. In the image there is a red circle, which they designated as the location from which a M75 rocket was ... More>>

MH17: Black Boxes Recovered by Malaysian Government

'Following the agreement Prime Minister Najib Razak brokered with rebel leaders, Malaysia has taken custody of flight MH17's black boxes. As the Prime Minister said, they will be passed to the international investigation team for analysis. More>>

ALSO:


Gaza Update On 15th Day Of The Israeli Offensive

Dozens of Palestinian Civilians Killed or Wounded as Israeli Forces Attack Apartment Buildings, Mosques, Hospitals and Schools; White Phosphorous Bombs and Flechette Shells Fired by Israeli Forces in Border Areas... More>>

Al Jazeera: Egypt Verdict Defies Logic And Any Semblance Of Justice

Following today’s verdict in Cairo, Al Jazeera English managing director Al Anstey said: “Today three colleagues and friends were sentenced, and will continue behind bars for doing a brilliant job of being great journalists. More>>


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news