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February 21, 2018

Opening of the Cartoon Exhibition "Iran and Human Rights"

After the European Parliament‘s Quaestor, British Liberal Catherine Bearder, banned the cartoon exhibition "Iran and Human Rights" as too “controversial,” the AJC Transatlantic Institute along with the four Members of...
June 14, 2016

Between Engagement and Hegemony: Iran after the Nuclear Deal

The AJC Transatlantic Institute, along with Members of the European Parliament Bas Belder, Petras Auštrevičiusand Tunne Kelam co-organized hosted the panel discussion "Between Engagement and Hegemony: Iran After the...
February 15, 2016

Panel Discussion: Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement

On the eve of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s visit in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, this discussion aims to shed light on the Iranian regime’s human rights abuses. The negotiations...
February 19, 2014

TAI's 10th Anniversary - Gala Dinner

On 19 February 2014, TAI marked a decade of engagement with the EU by holding a celebratory dinner featuring speeches and remarks from: Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Home Affairs) Didier Reynders (Deputy...
February 07, 2012

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: From Spring to Winter? Elections in Egypt

The AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom hosted in its newest edition of the Transatlantic Dialogue Lunchen series a lunchtime discussion on the recent parliamentary elections in...

Media

21/02/2018

Opening of the Cartoon Exhibition "Iran and Human Rights"

After the European Parliament banned the cartoon exhibition "Iran and Human Rights" on the grounds of being “controversial,” the AJC Transatlantic Institute along with ththe four Members of Parliament co-hosting the exhibit—Lars Adaktusson (EPP), Péter Niedermüller (S&D...

21/02/2018

AJC Transatlantic Institute Criticizes the European Parliament for Blocking Cartoon Exhibition on Iran

Brussels – 21 February 2018 – AJC deplores that the European Parliament barred a cross-party group of EU lawmakers from hosting a cartoon exhibition highlighting Tehran’s human rights violations.

Suppressed in its entirety by the British Liberal...

23/01/2018

AJC Welcomes Tough Grilling of Iranian Parliamentarians in European Parliament

Brussels – 23 January 2018 - AJC welcomes the tough grilling a group of Iranian parliamentarians received today in the European Parliament. In an unusual step for such meetings with foreign lawmakers, the Chair of the EP Foreign Affairs Committee, David McAllister, opened...

04/01/2018

Why are the Europeans so Silent on the Iran Protests?

By Daniel Schwammenthal

Newsweek

4 January 2018

Europe’s voice has been strangely missing as tens...

20/02/2017

Congressman Ted Deutch Condemns Iranian Regime on its Terror, Ballistic Missiles, and Human Rights

Congressman Ted Deutch condemns the Iranian regime's support for terrorism, its illegal ballistic missile tests, and the human rights violations that take place on a regular basis.

The conversation took place in Brussels on 20 February 2017.

25/10/2016

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes European Parliament’s Condemnation of Iran’s Threats Against Israel and Holocaust Denial  

Strasbourg – 25 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes that the European Parliament today strengthened a key Iran report by slamming Tehran's institutional anti-Semitism and threats against the Jewish state....

20/10/2016

AJC Urges European Parliament to Condemn Iran’s Human Rights Abuses and Holocaust Denial

Brussels – 20 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute urges all Members of the European Parliament to support crucial amendments submitted by Marietje Schaake to a key Iran report, which will be voted in plenary next Tuesday in Strasbourg. These amendments correct...

06/10/2016

AJC Transatlantic Institute Deeply Concerned over Weak European Parliament Iran Report

Brussels – 6 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is deeply concerned over the failure of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee to mention let alone criticize in its Iran report Tehran’s anti-Semitic propaganda and repeated calls for the destruction...

18/02/2016

A Rude Awakening for Iran's Foreign Minister

As an encore to Tehran’s recent charm offensive in several European capitals, President Rouhani sent Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to speak before the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. It did not go well.

Mr. Zarif’s visit...

15/02/2016

Videos: Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement

Ahead of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's visit to the European Parliament, TAI on 15 February 2016 co-hosted with the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group a panel discussion "Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement."...