Day: May 16, 2021

Does EU Sanctions On Iran Reveal Double Standards On Human Rights?

On Saturday, 24 April 2021, Iran published a formal letter protesting against the European Union’s (EU) sanctions and blacklisting of eight Iranian military commanders and security officials, over their roles in the deadly crackdown on protests in 2019. Significantly, this is the first time the EU has imposed sanctions on

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Kyrgyzstan Says 31 Killed In Clashes At Tajikistan Border

A clash at the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border has killed 31 people, Kyrgyzstan reports, but Tajikistan has not yet officially acknowledged any casualties. This lack of official recognition raises fears of a larger potential conflict. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, when Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan regained sovereignty, the border’s location has

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