Shirin Ebadi warns against Iranian sanctions
04-Mar-2010 (3 comments)

Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has warned against imposing sanctions on her country, saying it would harm the population not the government.

Speaking at the Asia Society in New York she said international sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme would backfire.

But she pleaded with western companies not to do business with Iran, the news agency AFP reported.

Companies trading with Iran should be censured, not Iran's people, she said.

"We oppose military attack on Iran or economic sanctions because that's to the detriment of the people," she said.

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MOOSIRvaPIAZ If you care for an answer ...

by Darius Kadivar on

For whatever it's Worth To YOU Hezbeh Baad Apologists ...

I do not support Harsh Sanctions (Nor Air Tight Sanctions like Fred does ) that would hurt Iranians back home.

BUT Unlike YOU ...  I DO  support REGIME CHANGE !

Unlike Shirin Ebadi (whom I respect for her activities as a lawyer and defender of Human rights and Nobel Peace Laureate) I have always believed that she has been a Miserable Political analyst and would NEVER vote for her as President. She could be a Minister of Justice at Best. And Besides Being a Monarchist and Not ashamed of it I would not vote for a President anyways but a Prime Minister at Best.

What is this obsession of seeing in this lady all the qualifications as if she had no flaws ? Mistakes are human. Why can't she admit it and stop playing Solitary ? 

She kept barking against the Opposition and erroneously putting the MKO and Monarchists in the same basket.

Then when she is in trouble she complains on VOA ( the media she did not want to see financed by the Democratic Fund) for the West's lack of support for Human Rights ( like last summer when her office was attacked and she blamed the British governments indifference). How Convenient !

I Always Firmly Dissaproved of  Mrs. Ebadi as well as Akbar Ganji's or MM aka Muhamed Sahimi's Stubborn Attitude (encouraged in this attitude also by NIAC/AIC )  in Standing against the exiled Democratic Opposition ( MKO excluded) and opposing their financing by the Democratic fund which was aimed essentially at helping their medias (VOA, Radio Farda) counter the IRI propaganda Machine like Press TV, Sahar TV etc. Or to help Human Rights groups like the Boroumand foundation or the Iran Human Rights center which have since been forced to seek financial help elsewhere from generous donations.

The goal was never to buy Arms or Invading Iran if that is what YOU CLOWNS keep on claiming through Your distorted lies and suppositions.

Mrs. Ebadi has been NAIVE prefering to seek advice amongst such dubious personalities like Hamid Dabashi ( More Pro Palestinian than Pro Iranian who never stood up against President Ahmadinejad's Holocaust Conference) or another Cleric with a smiling face who happens to be a namesake Mohsen Kadivar and other members of the ISLAMIC THINK TANK ( None of whom Are Secular Intellectuals ) like the Sadri Brothers at Columbia University :

Hamid Dabashi, Sadri, Ebadi, Mohsen Kadivar at  Seminar on Iran's 2009 Election:

Now all of these people who NEVER Opposed the Constitution of the Islamic Republic and who supported the Revolution to this day have become spokesperson of this movement known as the Green Movement by chance. Trying to give it an Islamic Reformist touch to make their obsolete ideas Trendy.

Now all of a sudden YOU CLOWNS have become SECULAR ? Who Are You Fooling ?

Khatami, Democracy, & Islamic Republic:

All these Years YOU People have tried to divide the Diaspora by categorizing so called "Good" Iranians and "Bad' Iranians.

Questioning nearly ALL our National Symbols which define our collective identity including our Sun and Lion Flag by going as far as claiming that the Green Flag was our Flag. And insulting Patriotic IRanians carrying the Sun and Lion Flag and demonstrating in support of not only the Greens but All Freedom Seeking Iranians. Even YOUR Joon Joony Trita Parsi who left Iran at the Age of 5 before the Revolution growing up in Sweden was encouraging this trend always (POSHTEH PARDEH):

Masgareh !

Well Trita seems to have shifted a little since and realized how far fetched he was from the realities of not only the Iranian Regime's True Nature but also the Diaspora he claims to want to represent. I welcome that.

But Unlike YOU Fellows for all it's worth:


Do I need to say without Foreign Military Intervention ?


REZA's CALL: An Iranian Solidarnosc... By DK


RESPONDING TO REZA's CALL: An Iranian Solidarnosc in the Making ... by DK 

If By Now and after all these years YOU Still Don't Understand Then YOU are Nothing But an Olagh like the rest of the IRI apologists Q, Jaleho and others on this Site and elsewhere !

So Instead of Lecturing me and Fred or anyone who supports Regime Change Either

a) go play in Your League of HEZBEH BAAD Islamic Think Tank Apologists !


b) Provide a Constructive Solution to Rectify YOUR POOR CHOICE Three Decades ago that put us in this impossible situation where our people have to choose between bad and Worse !

Fereydoun Farrokhzad - Irani Boodan :




Forget Ebadi


We exiled out of touch iranians know what is best for Iranians. Sanction Iran NOW!!!


DK jan: this picture might

by vildemose on

DK jan: this picture might explain. Ahmadinejad and Rafsanjani together after month of not apperaing together.

This picture was taken on March 4.