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 crippling...
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...