Omid Memarian

Friday, April 27, 2007

Nobel Peace Laureate Calls for Nuclear Referendum

Below is my latest piece about in IPS:

"BERKELEY, United States, Apr 25 (IPS) - Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is urging the Iranian government to hold a national referendum on the country's controversial nuclear programme, because it "has a direct impact" on the lives of millions of Iranian citizens. Since last December, the United Nations Security Council has adopted two resolutions to sanction Iran's nuclear and missile industry and force the Iranian government to suspend enriching uranium. Iran's foreign ministry, meanwhile, has asked the international community to exclude language about suspension of enrichment activities..." (Read the rest of the story here...)

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- News Center (
- HighBeam
- Indentity Unknown


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