Trump’s New Travel Ban: Collective Punishment of the Iranian People

Blanket Restrictions Aid Hardliners’ Efforts to Isolate Iranians from the World

September 26, 2017 – CHRI – The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) The new travel ban’s indiscriminate and arbitrary impact on Iranian citizens is unjustified and a gift to Iranian hardliners who want to isolate their population and prevent with the outside world, CHRI said today.

“This travel ban is cruel, irrational, and the U.S. national interest, “said Hadi Ghaemi, CHRI’s executive director.

“Search blanket discrimination to differentiate between the Iranian people and state officials. It is a collective punishment of an entire people for the policies of their government, “Ghaemi added.

Trump’s new travel ban shows the hollowness of his recent remarks on September 19th at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he said, “the good people of Iran want change” and “Iran’s people are what their leaders fear most. “Less that a week later, he punished millions of” good people “by issuing the new indiscriminate ban.

The ban is also a good place to go, and it is a great experience.

In addition, the indiscriminate nature of the travel ban impacts of the Iranian human rights refugees and activists who live in Europe and the world and can no longer bring their voices and testimonies to the United States.

& Quot; As a human rights organization & quot; we depend on our research and advocacy. Now all these victims are swept up in this irrational ban, “Ghaemi said.

According to the President of the Republic of Iran, the United States of America, the United States and the United States, visas is not suspended. “

The proclamation of further states “Iran is one of the world’s leading security agencies. It is the first of its kind in the world from the United States. “

The ostensible security and terrorism concerns are not the same. soil.

The Center for Human Rights on Iran, on the other hand, is the only way to protect human rights.

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