October 19, 2017

U.S. Moves to Seize Properties Tied to Iran

The New York Times
By BENJAMIN WEISER
November 12, 2009
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan began legal action on Thursday to seize properties in Queens and across the country where several mosques are located in a broad move against a nonprofit organization that was accused of illegally providing money and other services to Iran. The organization, the Alavi Foundation, […]

UN human rights office welcomes release of Iranian detainees in Iraq

UN News Center
9 October, 2009
United Nations human rights officials today welcomed the Iraqi Government’s decision to release 36 members of an
Iranian dissident group who had been detained since July when security personnel used force to take control of the camp where they had been staying. Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN […]