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10/10/2013

TAI Welcomes Sakharov Prize for Malala Yousafzai

10 October 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomed the European Parliament’s decision to award its prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Malala Yousafzai, a 16-year-old girl who was shot last year by members of the Taliban in Pakistan for...

10/10/2013

TAI Saddened by the Passing of EPP Leader Wilfried Martens

10 October 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is saddened by the death of Wilfried Martens, former Prime Minister of Belgium and President of the European People’s Party. Martens passed away on the 9th of October at age 77.

Daniel...

03/10/2013

Counterpoint: Did the Rouhani 'Charm Offensive" Work at the UN?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani went to the UN to present a softer side to his country. Did it work? Joshua Goodman put that question to Roland Freudenstein of the Centre for European Studies.

28/09/2013

AJC Praises Arrests of Golden Dawn Leaders

September 28, 2013 -- New York -- AJC praised the Greek government for taking bold action against the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party.

“The very essence of democracy in Greece is at stake,” said AJC Executive Director David Harris. “The message is...

25/09/2013

AJC: Golden Dawn Endangers Greece

September 25, 2013 – New York – Golden Dawn, the Greek neo-Nazi political party, has threatened Greece’s Jewish community in an online article that AJC views as another alarming indication of the dangers the party poses to Greek society.

“Golden...

24/09/2013

AJC Condemns MEP Meeting with Assad

24 September 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute condemned the decision by Veronique De Keyser, a Belgian Member of the European Parliament, to meet with Bashar al-Assad on a recent trip to Syria. Parliament and the Group of the Progressive Alliance of...

18/09/2013

AJC Transatlantic Institute Calls for the Cancellation of Planned Iran Visit

18 September 2013 - Brussels - The AJC Transatlantic Institute called on the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iran to halt plans for a visit to Tehran this fall. At today’s delegation meeting, Chair Tarja Cronberg (Greens/EFA, Finland) announced her...

18/09/2013

AJC Welcomes Release of Nasrin Sotoudeh from Iranian Prison

September 18, 2013 – New York – AJC welcomed the release of Nasrin Sotoudeh from an Iranian prison today. A courageous women’s rights advocate and lawyer, Sotoudeh received the prestigious European Parliament 2012 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Eleven other prisoners of conscience also...

25/08/2013

CNN: Syria's Wounded Treated in Israel

Syrian victims of civil war are being treated in an Israeli hospital. CNN's Jim Clancy reports. 

26/07/2013

Finally, EU Makes Hezbollah Pay for Terror in Europe

By Daniel Schwammenthal

Fox News

26 July 2013

"We are all Hezbollah now...