April 13, 2017
This Tuesday, the European Union voted to extend sanctions against Iran until April 2018, in response to "serious human rights violations", according to Reuters.
This move has been welcomed by politicians, organizations and members of the general public who advocate for human rights.
The EU stated that their
March 6, 2017
INS-Once again, Iran has successfully test-fired new missiles during the Islamic Republic’s naval drills.
During a large-scale drill, code-named Velayat 95, in the strategic southern waters, Iran’s navy tested its domestically-manufactured missiles. Just three weeks after the Trump administration put new sanctions on the
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017-The United States has underscored the need for a refreshing approach to help change the ambivalent culture permeating the United Nations regarding the violations of human rights around the world. Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) welcomes this development and applauds Ambassador
March 20, 2017
Raiding private ceremonies and night parties by the police has reached new dimensions in Iran.
The most recent cases were arresting 34 girls and boys at a night party in Southwestern province of Khuzestan as well as organizers of another one in Tehran.
February 24, 2017
An editorial on February 16th in the state run daily newspaper, Mardom Salari, commented on the Iranian regime officials’ plans to reroute river waters and construct dams, which will allow a quick and inexpensive means to extract oil.
However, this will result in the
Defense News-Feb 8, 2017
Diplomatic activism by Russia in Syria is producing speculation about the Kremlin’s possible willingness to encourage genuine peace talks and spur transition from corrupt, incompetent and brutal family rule toward something stabilizing and inclusive. If Russia proves genuinely interested in converting military
INU – Feb 07, 2017
Last week four Kurdish porters were arrested in the border area of Banneh in Western Iran. Agents of the Iranian regime then proceeded to push them down into the valley. This resulted in three of the men being seriously injured. The
Dr. Cyrus Samet
January 27, 2016
There remain no credible challenge to the notion that Iran-backed Shiite militias significantly altered the nature of U.S. involvement and its eventual withdrawal from Iraq. Directly aided by Nouri Al-Maliki and taking advantage of ISIS infiltration, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps
The back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of the Iranian nuclear agreement has yielded at least one positive outcome: It has put a spotlight on the human rights situation in Iran.
What is happening there — the executions, imprisonments, intimidation and repression — is nothing less than