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Iran Trembles As Venezuela Starts To Teeter

Venezuelans, with help from world capitals led by Washington, seem close to toppling the oppressive, corrupt regime that misrules them. Don’t be surprised if Iran follows a similar course. There, less visible but widespread protests continue to cast doubt on … Continue reading

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France, Germany and UK launch INSTEX to facilitate European trade with Iran

In a joint statement on 31 January 2019, France, Germany and the UK (together, E3) announced the creation of a payment channel SPV (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges, INSTEX) to offer European companies a settlement option in relation to their … Continue reading

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Neuroscience, criminal responsibility and sentencing in an islamic country: Iran by Alimardani

Armin Alimardani (Journal of Law and Biosciences) has published "Neuroscience, criminal responsibility and sentencing in an islamic country: Iran" (link: https://doi.org/10.1093/jlb/lsy024). Here is the abstract: The implications of neuroscience in the legal context have been considered in many countries; however,… … Continue reading

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On 8 May 2018, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In conjunction with that announcement, the President issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM) directing the re-imposition of certain … Continue reading

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United States fully reimposes secondary sanctions on Iran

On November 5, the United States reimposed the final tranche of sanctions on Iran, which had been lifted pursuant to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) in 2016. The vast majority of these sanctions are “secondary sanctions,” being those … Continue reading

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