The U.S. government has a long history of pursuing multiple policy goals with adversaries and demanding respect for human rights will not derail nuclear negotiations.
USA President Joe Biden
FP- BY HADI GHAEMI | FEBRUARY 10, 2021, Less than a month into President Joe Biden’s first term, Iran is already in the headlines, most recently with the news that another dual national, identified as Iranian-American businessman Emad Sharghi, was sentenced to 10 years in prison under dubious spying charges.
June 22, 2015, THE HILL – By Jordain Carney – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wants to reduce the State Department’s budget for every 30 days that a report on Iran’s handling of human rights is delayed.
June 22, 2015 – Iran Human Rights – Civil society in Iran remains steadfast and unequivocal in its support for the nuclear negotiations, and its members hope for an agreement that will end years of sanctions and isolation, according to a new study by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
“The Revolutionary Courts were born out of the anger of the Iranian people, and these people will not accept any principles outside of Islamic principles. There is no room in revolutionary courts for defense lawyers, because they keep quoting laws to play for time, and this tries the patience of the people … .”
Hojat-ol-eslam Sadeq Khalkhali,
Head of the Extraordinary Revolutionary Tribunal,