German experience can inform Australia’s next move on Iran-backed Hezbollah

In the year following the German Government’s decision to ban all Hezbollah activities and designate the group as a terrorist organisation, what have German authorities observed about Hezbollah’s ongoing presence in that country?

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Situation of Iranian farmers under domination of clerical regime

Iran is one of the first historical areas where rural societies were formed and agriculture began. Although Iran is one of the world’s water-scarce regions, the agricultural system based on the use of Qanat as a method of transferring water from mountains to villages for agriculture was one of the inventions of the ancient Iranians.

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US ‘Monitoring’ as Iran sends fuel tankers to Venezuela in defiance of sanctions

As Iran sent three gasoline shipments to fuel-starved Venezuela in recent months in defiance of U.S. sanctions, the Biden administration apparently did nothing to stop the tankers, signaling a reticence to enforce the sanctions and a savviness by the anti-U.S. allies in evading them.

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ALP needed to go harder on Iran and Hezbollah

During its 2021 National Conference last week, the Australian Labor Party passed resolutions on a number of significant international matters – among them, Iran and Hezbollah.

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Arrests torture and executions – Report monitors human rights violations in Iran during March

A report from the Iranian opposition has revealed the continuation of human rights violations by the regime of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei by depriving many political prisoners and opposition parties from taking temporary leave on Nowruz, and they were subjected to additional pressure, including the continuation of physical and psychological torture, as well as the deprivation of food.

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Positions on Iran and Hezbollah welcomed

IN contrast to the statement about recognising a non-existent Palestinian state, Labor’s policy on Iran “displays the kind of nuance and realism people expect from the party of Australia’s alternative government”, ECAJ co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

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