Yassamine Mather (chair, HOPI) spoke on the roots of Islamist fundamentalism and the myth that the Paris attacks were caused by outrage from the provocations of an irreverent magazine. Continue reading Yassamine Mather and Paul Mason on “Beneath The Surface” with Suzi Weissman
Yassamine Mather’s contribution to BBC Persian Service Review of the year: Iran nuclear negotiations, Afghanistan, The Islamic State and the Middle East, Ukraine
William Hague has said plans to re-open the British Embassy in Tehran are an “important step forward” in relations with Iran. HOPI chair Yassamine Mather spoke to Mark Fischer on today’s developments
The United States is about to release the frozen cash in some Iranians’ bank accounts, saying Tehran has kept to the interim deal over its nuclear programme. Yassamine Mather was invited to discuss the deal on the BBC Persian Service. Note, the clip is in Farsi throughout!
HOPI’s Yassamine Mather outlines how the sanctions being eased today actually helped enrich many clerics in Iran.