Mark Dubowitz, CEO of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, speaks about the Iran nuclear deal and what the consequences might be if U.S. President Donald Trump decides to scrap the accord.
The Iran nuclear deal was adopted in October 2015. Most US, EU and UN sanctions were lifted when Iran complied with the terms, but the UN arms embargo will remain in place until 2020.
Payam Akhavan, human rights lawyer and McGill University associate professor, discusses the human rights situation in Iran and the precarious situation in which the country's ruling regime currently finds itself.
Iranian-Canadian Shahram Namvarazad asks Canadian parliamentarians to help the people of Iran.
Irwin Cotler, founder and chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and a former federal justice minister, talks about what role Canada might play in addressing the human rights situation in Iran.
In 2012, Canada listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism, and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Iran as a terrorist entity.