Iran and Nuclear Weapons: At a Glance

Iran and Nuclear Weapons: At a Glance

Negotiations are under way at the moment between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (Russia, US, China, UK, France) plus Germany. On one side, States are worried about Iran’s nuclear activities. On the other, Iran wants to end...
Shirin Ebadi: Iran Barring Women in University Courses

Shirin Ebadi: Iran Barring Women in University Courses

Iran’s decision to forbid women from studying dozens of subjects including nuclear physics and oil engineering threatens to wipe out one of the last vestiges of gender equality in the country, Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi said today. The Islamic Republic’s...

video: Desmond Tutu message to the Iranian people

In June 2009, millions of Iranians took to the streets to demand democracy and human rights. On the anniversary of this uprising, Archbishop Desmond Tutu sends a message of hope and solidarity to the Iranian people, through united4iran.com. Text of the message: Hello...
Shirin Ebadi on Iran and sanctions

Shirin Ebadi on Iran and sanctions

Almost a decade ago, Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian human-rights lawyer, became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. But the government in Tehran has never taken kindly to her criticism of the regime, especially in regard to women’s rights. In the aftermath...
Mohamed ElBaradei Part II: The view from the Muslim World

Mohamed ElBaradei Part II: The view from the Muslim World

“Some people want to make it appear that we will wake up tomorrow and find that Iran has developed the bomb. This is not the case. Sixteen US intelligence agencies have said that Iran stopped working on developing the bomb in 2003.” Mohamad ElBaradei...