People protest against executions and detentions in Iran, in front of the Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, US, on December 17. Photo: AFP
People protest against executions and detentions in Iran, in front of the Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, US, on December 17. Photo: AFP
Florence Coumbe
Opinion

Opinion

Florence Coumbe

After uniting against Russia, the West is applying the same approach to Iran

  • Following the success of a swift collective response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western countries are now coordinating efforts to sanction Iran for human rights abuses
  • Lessons are being learned from the failure of slow and disjointed measures against Iran in the past

People protest against executions and detentions in Iran, in front of the Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, US, on December 17. Photo: AFP
People protest against executions and detentions in Iran, in front of the Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, US, on December 17. Photo: AFP
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