Posts From IACN-CAL

By Thomas Erdbrink  –   Jan. 29, 2018 TEHRAN — Climbing atop a five-foot-tall utility box in one of Tehran’s busiest squares on Monday, an Iranian woman removed her head scarf, tied it to a stick and waved it for all

Raymond Tanter    Ivan Sascha Sheehan January 17, 2018 The diverse coalition of demonstrators that have taken to the streets is making it clear that the theocracy ruling Iran has no future. “[This] is a theocratic regime that is looking backwards,

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November 14, 2017 The UN Third Committee’s Adoption of the resolution citing human rights abuses in Iran, for the 64th times is welcomed but no enough. Iranian American Community of Northern California (IACNORCAL) welcomes the 64th U.N. resolution condemning the violations of

BY TAHAR BOUMEDRA, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/15/17 THE HILL – For all his claims of moderation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has overseen a crackdown by Iranian security forces. The ranks of political prisoners have swollen since he took office. A shockingly broad

09/21/2017 Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, Contributor Today, thousands of Iranians gathered across the UN to present a truly different image of Iran: democratic, peaceful, and humane. Meanwhile, the Islamic Republic emissary Hassan Rouhani once again used the UN pedestal to shower praise on Tehran’s ruling

By Ken Blackwell    October 6, 2017 In the 1990s, I and my distinguished colleague Charlotte Ponticelli had the privilege of working with Dr. Clyde Snow, one of the world’s foremost experts in forensic anthropology, who played an instrumental role in

By  Ross Amin September 9, 2017 One of the hardest things about being an Iranian within Iran or abroad is the knowing that you do not have a representative government of your own. In Iran, the regime pretends to speak

August 20, 2017 More than a dozen political prisoners, including prisoners of conscience, have gone on hunger strike in protest at the cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions they have been forced to endure at a maximum-security prison in Karaj, Alborz

August 23, 2017 Twitter is blocked in Iran because it poses a risk to national security, not because it threatens the morals or culture of the country, according to the newly appointed Iranian Minister of Information Technology and Communication (ITC),