Tag: Human rights

British Involvement in War Crimes in Afghanistan, London’s Int’l Responsibility

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An international law professor stressing the need for countries to pay attention to the responsibility of the British government for the massacre of civilians in Afghanistan and discussing it in international meetings and forums said: According to “international humanitarian law” or the so-called war law, those who have ordered massacre of the civilians are considered as guilty and war criminals, and the British government has an international responsibility in this regard.

US Responsibility for Attacking Civilian Vehicle in Afghanistan, Silence Of Intl. Organizations

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An Afghan researcher and journalist, referring to the silence of the international community on the US crimes and attacks on civilian vehicle in Afghanistan, said: If human rights organizations and international forums break their silence, the US will be pressured for paying compensation to the survivors and for punishing the agents involved.

US Failure in Realizing Objectives in Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on US affairs commenting on whether Washington’s decision to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan is taking place at a time when the country has achieved its objectives or the decision indicates the ineffectiveness of the US strategy in Afghanistan, said: The US officials had set two targets at the time of the invasion of Afghanistan; the first was the fight against al-Qaeda terrorism and the second was the establishment of peace, stability and democracy in Afghanistan. But now that their forces are leaving Afghanistan, they claim that their mission has only been to eliminate al-Qaeda terrorism, and in this regard, they cite the killing of Osama bin Laden, the leader of that terrorist movement, as evidence to their claim.

An Analysis of UNSC Sessions on Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Asia affairs said the recent UN Security Council statements on Afghanistan are indicative of the acceptance of the Taliban’s complete domination over the country and the defeat of the Kabul government in the arena of political power of that country.

Gross Violation of Rights of Indigenous People; International Accountability of the US and Canadian Governments

Strategic Council Online- Interview
An expert on International Law affiliated to the Human Rights Headquarters of the Judicial Power while stating that gross violation of human rights in Canada is evident, he also pointed out the similar measures taken against the indigenous people of the United States and said:” For sure, these files are pursuable for international accountability of the governments of the US and Canada.

Transformation of US Presence in Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – The US administration has announced that it will pull out its military bases in Afghanistan within a specified timeframe and will withdraw its troops from the country by September. In his new statement, US President Joe Biden announced that his country’s military mission in Afghanistan would end on August 31st, contrary to the suggestions and opinion of many of his senior military officials.
Hamid Khoshayand – International affairs analyst

Prospects for Russia-Europe Relations

Strategic Council Online – The nature of tensions, the persistence and lack of a clear vision for resolving them, have complicated Russian-European relations.
Mohammad Javad Ghahremani – PhD in international relations, University of Tehran

47th G7 Summit; Drafting Supporters in Post-Corona World!

Strategic Council Online – The 47th summit of the seven industrialized countries of the world was held, and its sessions were devoted to topics such as the recovery of the world economy in the post-Corona era, renewable energy and other global challenges. At the end of the meeting, the G7 leaders agreed to allocate one billion doses of Corona vaccine to poor countries. However, they did not agree to provide 100 billion dollars to the International Monetary Fund to help poor countries overcome the Covid-19 epidemic crisis. The G7 Summit also addressed other issues, which are briefly described below.
Reza Majidzadeh – Researcher of political economy of development

UN test against infanticide of Zionist regime in Gaza war

Strategic Council Online-An expert of West Asia said:” When the front page of New York Times is covered with the infant martyrs of Palestine, it shows that a new approach is being formed in the world public opinion”. He said:” The formation of a new common global paradigm against the invasion and unprecedented violence committed by the fake Zionist regime towards the oppressed and defenseless nation of Palestine, is one the achievements of the recent war in Gaza.

Europe’s Confusion in Relations with Russia

Strategic Council Online – An expert on international affairs said that in Europe we are witnessing a kind of confusion and also differences among various factions towards Russia, adding: Europe’s strategy towards Russia is first to guarantee supply over demand and then to extend this style of agreement to other contentious issues, including human rights or conflicting interests in Eastern Europe.

EU Carrot and Stick Policy towards Turkey

Strategic Council Online – The European Parliament has recently approved an EU report in which it strongly criticized the human rights situation in Turkey and called for a halt to Turkey’s full membership negotiations. The report and the draft resolution, prepared by Nacho Sanchez Amour, the Spanish Envoy at the European Parliament, and has a recommendatory nature, were approved by 480 votes in favor, 64 against, and 150 abstentions.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Implications of Strengthening Transatlantic Ties on EU-China Relations

Strategic Council Online – An expert on Europe affairs saying that the EU has a flexible and pragmatic approach to China, added: The EU is working to create a strategic balance in relations with Beijing and Washington to ensure that it is not so close with one of the two major powers of the world to assume the other as alien.

Analysis of European Human Rights with Regard to Palestinian Cause

Strategic Council Online – An expert on international affairs commenting on the opposition of some European governments, including France and Germany, to holding anti-Israel demonstrations and supporting the Palestinian people, said: European governments have shown that they pursue a contradictory policy on human rights, the clear example of which is their controversial view which can be seen on the question of Palestine and Israel. Their recent measures in banning rallies in support of the Palestinian people show that they only claim freedom of expression and support of human rights.

Discrimination and Violation of Human Rights and Secularism in France

Strategic Council Online – Simultaneously with further prevalence of anti-Islamism and Islamophobia in Europe, the French Senate is pursuing ratification of a ban on Muslim girls under the age of 18 to force them not to wear the hijab or headscarf.
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini – researcher on international law