January 20, 2018

Iranian American Communities Rally in Support of Iran Uprising

Despite subzero temperatures, on January 6, 2018 hundreds of Iranian Americans held their second rally outside the White House in as many weeks to express solidarity with nationwide protests against the clerical regime in Iran.

Rally participants repeated chants of anti-regime demonstrators in Iran and thanked the administration and members of Congress for their public support for […]

Women’s campaigns flourish beyond Iran protests

As the protests in Iran dominated international news in early January, an editor of Grazia asked Farian Sabahi, a historian who specializes in Iran and the Middle East, to comment on the protests ravaging her country.
Sabahi penned a piece that focused on the role of women in the demonstrations, underlining that they wanted the same thing as male demonstrators — […]

Trump’s targeting of Iran comes as Islamic leaders torture and kill 8,000 protesters

By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times – Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Iran’s rulers have in icted death by torture and gun re on citizen protesters in a crackdown since the Dec. 28 street uprising erupted, the main opposition group said Tuesday.
The Europe-based National Council of Resistance of Iran says the Islamic republic’s ubiquitous security apparatus […]

Nikki Haley shows blinders may finally be off on US-Iran policy

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In a recent speech at the American Enterprise Institute, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley sought to dismantle the political and intellectual firewall that has, for over a decade, thwarted the development of a comprehensive U.S. policy toward Iran.
Haley rejected the prevailing notion that Iran’s nuclear activities comprise a special sort of threat that can […]

Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations

By Rebecca Gibian | AP September 20, 2017
NEW YORK — Iranian expatriates gathered at a plaza on Wednesday to protest an appearance at the United Nations by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.Hundreds of protesters waved Iranian flags, chanted and held signs that said “free Iran.”
Part of the demonstration on Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, near the U.N., included an acting performance and […]

U.S. and U.N. Must Compel Iran to Provide Medical Care to Political Prisoners

Statement
 
Washington, DC; August 24, 2017 – National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates condemns Iranian regime’s treatment of political prisoners, including inhumane denial of medical care.
Conditions in Iranian prisons are so poor that in recent weeks, political prisoners have been forced to stage hunger strikes with the hope of receiving the most basic of healthcare services. In […]

To Prevent and Stop Violence, U.S. Iran Policy Must Consider Iranian People’s Democratic Aspirations

Statement
 
Washington, DC; August 23, 2017 – Numerous reports and U.S. officials’ comments suggest that a comprehensive review of U.S. policy towards Iran is underway. National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates calls on President Donald Trump’s administration to treat Iranian regime with due deference to its deeds, not its words.
Over the past 4 decades, Iran has remained […]

Haley to review Iran nuclear activities

Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Vienna later this month to discuss Iran’s nuclear activities with U.N. atomic watchdog officials, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, as part of Washington’s review of Tehran’s compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal
The official told Reuters that Haley, a member […]

115th Congress – Resolution Seeks Accountability & Justice for Iran Massacre

Introduced by Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), H.Res.188 and its bi-partisan co-sponsors condemn the 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran –
 

115th CONGRESS
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Condemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims.
H. […]

Iran: A look at the ‘dark past’ of those in the running for Rouhani’s cabinet

Shima Silavi, Special to Al Arabiya English

 August 11, 2017

Anticipation is growing in Iran to discover Rouhani’s new proposed cabinet and the voters who elected him as their representative are interested to know who will aid their president in decision making during the four years to come.
Rouhani nominated all male figures to fill 17 of 18 […]