The European Union analyzes including the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in its list of terrorist organizations

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami speaks during a funeral ceremony in Shiraz, Iran. October 29, 2022. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS/File (WANA NEWS AGENCY/)

The European Union (EU) is getting closer to including the Iranian Revolutionary Guard on its list of terrorist organizationsaccording to information from the world.

According to the French outlet, there is already a similar proposal in the United Kingdom. Now in Brussels the idea was also installed four months after the start of the bloody repression by the regime against the demonstrations of the town unleashed after the death of the young Kurdish Mahsa Amini at the hands of the Morality Police.

“Politically, the time has come to get hard. We must be firm without breaking relations by hitting an organization located at the heart of the system,” a diplomatic source told the world. They fear that the initiative represents another problem in the already tense and complicated relations between the theocratic regime and the European Union.

To date, the list of terrorist groups in the EU includes Al Qaedathe Islamic State and the armed wing of the Lebanese group hezbollahsupported by Iran, among others.

European Union flags in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File
European Union flags in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File (Yves Herman/)

Iran adds now 16 death sentences and four executions in an attempt to stop the protests that have shaken the country since September, despite international calls for him to annul the protesters’ sentences.

After the strong police repression that has provoked nearly 500 deaths and almost 20,000 detainees Since the death of Mahsa Amini on September 16, the courts have not stopped issuing sentences in trials described as “farces” and “unfair” by Amnesty International (AI).

This week, the commander in chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Hosein Salami, warned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo remember what happened to the writer Salman Rushdiewho was attacked more than 30 years after the publication of a novel in which he “insulted Islam.”

I advise the French and directors of Charlie Hebdo magazine to look at what happened to Salman Rushdie”, Salamí said during a ceremony, according to information from the agency Mehr.

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Ali Khamenei and the cover of the latest issue of Charlie Hebdo: “Mullahs, go back where you came from”

The British writer of Indian origin suffered a stab attack in which he lost sight in one eye in NY in August 2021 for having “attacked Islam” in his novel “satanic verses”, published in 1989.

iranian ayatollah Ruhola Khomeini issued a fatwa calling for the rushdie murder in 1989 and anyone involved in the publication of the book, forcing the writer to spend years in the secrecy.

The Iranian regime denied all responsibility for the attack on Rushdie in August, blaming the writer for the attack.”for insulting muslims” with his novel.

After many years, a young Muslim man bravely took revenge on Salman Rushdie and no one could save him.”, affirmed Salamí in reference to the man who attacked the writer with a knife during a conference in New York.

“Don’t play with the Muslims,” ​​warned the military.

(With information from EFE, AFP and Europa Press)

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