Tag: International Law

The Necessity for Legal Prosecution of General Soleimani’s Assassination; Breach of International Peace & Security Point of View

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: On the verge of the second anniversary of the assassination of General Soleimani, which was committed at the behest of the then President of the United States of American on Iraqi soil, the necessity to the legal prosecution of the crime that incurred a great loss upon Iran and also the regional countries of Western Asia and has become the clear example of state terrorism by a trans-region country, is obviously more than ever in the past.
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini, Researcher of International Law

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.

Occupation in Syria and the responsibility of the United Nations

Strategic Council Online—Interview: Associate Professor of the College of Law of the University of Tehran emphasized that the presence of American occupiers and others in Syria is in violation of the incontrovertible principles of the international law, adding that “as against declared claims, the US government and other occupiers have not entered the Syrian soil in order to support humanitarian principles or human rights tenets but the presence of these countries in Syria is for the control of its oil-rich areas and secure their own interests.”

International Investigation into Human Rights Violations in Gaza War; Political Blow on Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – An international law professor considered adoption of a draft resolution in the Human Rights Council to pursue crimes of the Zionist regime in the recent Gaza war as a positive step and stressed: Pro-Palestinian countries should pay attention to the correct arrangement of Gaza Reporting Committee members and should make the public opinion of the world sensitive to the election of its members so that the Zionist regime would not achieve its targets in presenting a neutral report.

Russia’s Effort to Play a Greater Role in Palestinian Cause

Strategic Council Online – During the recent visit of the Palestinian Foreign Minister to Moscow and meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the quartet meeting of the Middle East ministers, increase of Russian assistance to Palestine in the fight against Coronavirus and the meeting of the Joint Russian-Palestinian Economic Cooperation Commission were discussed. Russia, which supports the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in the Occupied Territories, is in talks with other quadripartite members, including the United States, the United Nations and the European Union, to discuss the possibility of holding such meetings at the foreign ministerial level. According to Russia, the Palestinians have always wanted the “quartet group” play a mediating role.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international affairs

UN Inaction Regarding Attack on Iranian Ship in Red Sea

Strategic Council Online – An international law professor, referring to the attempt of the Zionist regime boats in threatening the Iranian ship and also attaching mines on its hull, called this attempt an example of act of terrorism and said: the UN was expected to declare the action and attack as a terrorist act and a threat to peace.

Proportional, Reciprocal Response to Nuclear Terrorism

Strategic Council Online – The sabotage at Natanz nuclear facility is, in view of the head of Iran Atomic Energy Organization, tantamount to “nuclear terrorism” and according to the available signs and evidences, the finger of blame has been pointed at the Zionist regime; now the question is what is the proportional and reciprocal response to this terrorist movement and what dimensions can it have?
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini – International Law Expert

Widespread Human Rights Violation with US Sanctions against Iran

Strategic Council Online – An international law professor said that the dimensions of the US anti-human rights actions in imposing illegal sanctions should be further explained to the people of the world, adding: The Americans have ignored international law of development and international humanitarian law by imposing successive illegal sanctions.

Strategic Consequences of Tripartite Defense Summit of Greece, Cyprus, Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – The tripartite meeting of Defense Ministers of Greece Panagiotopoulos, of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides, and of Israel Gantz, was held in Nicosia. Enhancing the interoperability of the Greek, Cypriot and Israeli armed forces and making full use of each other’s relative resources and advantages in areas of mutual interest, such as common training programs, military exercises, military intelligence sharing, maritime security and cybersecurity, were announced to be the common goal of the three sides. The cooperation, as they say, will help better prepare their troops, help create more jobs and boost security.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Expert on Europe Affairs

Biden’s Heavy Responsibility in Correcting Trump’s Mistakes

Strategic Council Online: Donald Trump’s presidency has disrupted global relations and in part reflects the problematic position of the United States in international politics. By returning to multilateralism and following the policies of other US presidents prior to Trump, Joe Biden will seek to revitalize to some extent the role of the American leadership in global affairs, including the fight against the Coronavirus.
Tahmoures Gholami – Expert on American Affairs

Egypt’s Targets in the Mediterranean

Strategic Council Online – Following the signing of the controversial agreement between Egypt and Greece on the demarcation of water borders in the Eastern Mediterranean, the two countries agreed to complete the demarcation process. The agreement allows the two countries to use natural resources available in the intended economic zone and explore oil and natural gas. In the agreement in question, the maritime rights of the two parties have been specified to some extent and details of the maritime borders will be determined in the outcome of the future negotiations.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Expert on European Affairs

Scenarios before China-Russia Arms Deals with Iran

Strategic Council Online – If Joe Biden, Trump’s Democratic rival, wins the presidential elections, we will be witness to a different atmosphere in the arena of international relations and Chinese and Russian arms sales to Iran will be overshadowed by Biden’s return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Under such circumstances, Beijing and Moscow will sell conventional and limited arms to Iran more conveniently.
Rahman Qahramanpour – Senior Expert on Geopolitical Affairs

The JCPOA and the political and legal defeat of the US in the Security Council

Online Strategic Council-interview: An expert of international relations, while explaining various aspects of the new US letter to the UN to re-impose sanctions against Iran, said “it is surprising that this letter has been send to the UN totally irrespective of the reaction by the international community including the opposition of 13 of the Security Council members.”

Legal Reasons for US Humiliating Defeat in Security Council

Strategic Council Online – The United States suffered a humiliating legal defeat on August 14, 2020, when the Security Council did not adopt its proposal to extend specific arms embargoes on Iran, but what are the legal highlights of this failure?
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini – Researcher of International Law

How to Follow up UN Report on Assassination of Martyr Soleimani

Strategic Council Online – A professor of international law said: “The mere fact that the United Nations has published a critical report against the United States regarding the assassination of Martyr Soleimani and has come to the conclusion that a number of facts must be presented is a victory for Iran because this organization is basically not capable of such actions.

Ways to Pursue US International Crime against Iranian Passenger Plane

Strategic Council Online – An international law professor stressed the need to prosecute the attack of US fighter jets on an Iranian passenger plane, saying: “This action is an international crime and is definitely condemned in international forums. Nations need to know how brutally Americans behave.

How to Use the Report of UN Human Rights Rapporteur

Strategic Council Online – A professor of international law said that the report of the UN Human Rights Rapporteur on the assassination of Quds Force Commander Sardar Qasem Soleimani, despite its weaknesses and shortcomings, contains positive points. These positions can provide the possibility of legal and international prosecution as a notable document in international courts and authorities, he added.

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