Posts From IACN-CAL

Real Clear    |    By Abbas Davari    |    August 07, 2020 In between headlines about the impact of US sanctions on the Iranian economy and the “grand” Sino-Iranian deal billed by Tehran as an economic elixir, important questions linger: Why has the

Washington Post    |    By Matt Schudel     |    June 12, 2020  Marjan, a popular singer and actress in pre-revolutionary Iran who, after being imprisoned by the country’s Islamic authorities in the 1980s, lent her voice to the cause of political freedom

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

Amnesty International    |    12 May 2020 Iranian university student Ali Younesi has been arbitrarily detained since 10 April 2020. His family believes he is being held in Tehran’s Evin prison, where he has been denied access to a lawyer and

Fox News    |    Christopher Carbone    |    March 26, 2020 The Iranian regime’s cover-up of the spread of coronavirus has resulted in an unprecedented catastrophe in the country, a group of 21 Nobel Laureates warned Monday in a scathing letter to the United

Radio Farda    |    March 24, 2020 Under apparent pressure from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and ultraconservative allies of the country’s Supreme Leader, Tehran has rejected the offer of medical help by a team sent by the renowned international

New York Post    |    By Saeed Ghasseminejad    |    March 5, 2020  The coronavirus has shattered any hope of the Iranian economy clawing out from under two years of deep recession. To the ruling regime’s chagrin, the virus has begun to adversely

Asharq Al-Awsat    |    Obaid Al-Suheimy    |    February 14, 2020 Bahrain’s prosecution on Thursday submitted a case involving several people accused of money laundering for Iran and violating sanctions on Tehran through the Manama-based Future Bank. Attorney General Ali bin Fadhel

THE DAILY CALIFORNIAN    |    BY OLIVIA GONZÁLEZ BRITT     |     November 25, 2019 The Iranian American Community of Northern California, or IACNorCal, gathered on UC Berkeley’s campus Friday to advocate for the millions of Iranians currently experiencing an unexpected internet shutdown by

OHCHR    |    20 December 2019 GENEVA (20 December 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the Iranian authorities to release all individuals arbitrarily detained and mistreated during recent protests, and expressed concerns over the hundreds of people who