Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
(Chairman of the House Democratic caucus)
Message to 2020 Free Iran Summit
June 17-20, 2020
Thank you to the Summit for Free Iran, and I join your call in denouncing the Iranian regime’s terrorism, human rights abuses, nuclear ambitions and suppression of religious freedom. I
Amnesty International | 10 July 2020
Following the Iranian judicial authorities’ confirmation that on 8 July, a man in the city of Mashhad was executed following repeated convictions for drinking alcohol, Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director of Middle East and North Africa, said:
New York Post | By Brian Hook | May 27, 2020
As the US special representative for Iran, I receive complaints regularly about Voice of America’s Persian service. Iranian viewers say its American taxpayer-funded programming often sounds more like the “Voice of the mullahs” than the “Voice
Press Release | May 4, 2020
Washington—Today, an overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives called on the Trump Administration to extend the United Nations arms embargo on Iran, which is set to expire in October of this year. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,
Amnesty International | April 9, 2020
Around 36 prisoners in Iran are feared to have been killed by security forces after the use of lethal force to control protests over COVID-19 safety fears, Amnesty International has learned.
In recent days, thousands of prisoners in at least eight
Bloomberg | Bobby Ghosh | March 13, 2020
Iranians need assistance in the fight against coronavirus, but their government can’t be trusted with money.
Talk about theocratic temerity. The regime in Tehran is calling on the International Monetary Fund to “stand on the right side of history” by
Amnesty International | March 4, 2020
An investigation by Amnesty International has uncovered evidence that at least 23 children were killed by Iranian security forces in the nationwide protests in November last year.
At least 22 of the children were shot dead by Iranian security forces unlawfully
UN NEWS | HUMAN RIGHTS | December 20, 2019
Sixteen independent UN human rights experts called on Friday for the release of arbitrarily detained protesters in Iran who have allegedly been abused while in custody.
We are “deeply disturbed that the reported use of excessive force by
OIAC Iran Human Rights Exhibition & Vigil on Capitol Hill
On September 12, 2019 on the Lawn of the U.S Capitol, senior members of Congress joined Iranian Americans at an exhibit which concluded with a candle light vigil to expose Iranian regime officials & condemn their continued role