About: Tunne Kelam

Global Europe 15-01-2016

Rouhani the moderate? Time to think again

Iran’s leader, Hassan Rouhani, was hailed as a moderate with whom the West could repair and build bridges, but his regime’s constant human rights violations and breaches of UN resolutions should mean that he be held accountable for the destabilisation of the region, writes Tunne Kelam.
Global Europe 11-06-2015

Pro-democracy gathering gives platform to speech that is repressed in Iran

Propaganda, media repression and intimidation are the norm in Iran, but thousands of exiles will speak up for their people’s rights this weekend, writes Tunne Kelam. 
Global Europe 17-03-2011

Decision time for EU foreign policy

The Arab upheavals present a unique opportunity for the EU, if only it can formulate a cohesive foreign policy firmly behind democratic forces, writes Tunne Kelam, an Estonian member of the European Parliament for the centre-right EPP group.

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