Benjamin Weinthal is a Berlin-based investigative journalist who reports on European-Iranian relations. His articles have covered the persecution of sexual and religious minorities in Iran. He is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a member of FDD’s Iran Human Rights Project.
If Green parties wish to enter the mainstream, they should replicate the forward-thinking policies of the German Greens and their rejection of BDS. BDS is a dead-end street filled with potholes of terrorism and discrimination.
The death penalty Iranian Christian cleric Youcef Nadarkhani could face is the latest in a soul-numbing human rights record that should make every European company doing business with the Iranian regime hope that there will not be an earthly or heavenly day of reckoning.