September 19, 2017

NYC Rally: No to Rouhani, Time for a Free Iran

by: AIAINY

August 10, 2017
 New York City; August 10, 2017 – Thousands of Iranian-Americans will gather in New York City to protest Iranian regime president Hassan Rouhani’s presence at the United Nations General Assembly, and call for regime change in Iran.  Organized by the Association of Iranian Americans in New York (AIAINY), a member of the Organization of Iranian […]

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 […]

Two Poets Sentenced to Flogging and Nine and Eleven Years in Prison

OCTOBER 14, 2015

Forced Confessions Used as Primary Evidence in Convictions
October 14, 2015—A Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced the poets Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi to 9 years and 6 months and 99 lashes, and 11 years and 99 lashes, respectively, on charges of “insulting the sacred” for the social criticism expressed in their poetry.
The flogging […]

Iranian-Americans rally near United Nations

September 28, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Iranian-American protesters said Monday that the country’s current regime has executed about 2,000 dissidents in less than two years, making human rights a key issue in U.S.-Iran relations.
Thousands gathered in Dag Hammerskjold Plaza outside the United Nations just as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was to speak to the world […]

Iranian Americans Rally Against Rouhani Near United Nations

By JoelGraham | Posted September 25, 2013 | New York City, New York
CNN PRODUCER NOTE – Photographer Joel Graham captured the scene as hundreds of people protested against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s appearance at the United Nations yesterday. Graham got there just as President Obama was arriving for his speech (photo 1). Former Congressman Patrick […]