Mehrnaz Shahabi

Mehrnaz Shahabi is an anti-war activist and independent researcher.

The Impact of Sanctions on Iranian Society and Artists

December 10, 2012

Economic sanctions are not only shattering the lives of the Iranian people but also strangling Iran’s social and cultural development. Iran is headed for a humanitarian catastrophe unless steps are taken to avert it. [This article is based on a talk presented by independent researcher Mehrnaz Shahabi on November 17...

The Oxford Research Group and the West’s Discourse on Iran

July 14, 2012

The failure of the US to honour the key basis of the Istanbul negotiations, highlights the absence of goodwill in resolving the standoff with Iran. The Oxford Research Group’s (ORG) briefing, Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: Breaking the Deadlock, published before the second round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 in...