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Did an elderly Korean-American salmon exporter become a money launderer for Iran? By ZACH DORFMAN     July 14, 2017 POLITICO – In August 2012, a silver Rolls-Royce pulled up to the majestic Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Out stepped a newly

2 August 2017 Amnesty International – Iran’s judicial and security bodies have waged a vicious crackdown against human rights defenders since Hassan Rouhani became president in 2013, demonizing and imprisoning activists who dare to stand up for people’s rights, Amnesty

By Andrew Blake – The Washington Times Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The Justice Department has announced criminal charges against two Iranian nationals accused of bypassing U.S. export controls by hacking into a Vermont tech company and then stealing and reselling

By Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s researcher on Iran 13 July 2017 Amnesty International – Last week the Iranian authorities arranged a rare visit to one of the country’s most infamous prisons for representatives of up to 45 foreign diplomatic missions from

 24 June 2017 On the verge of the Iranian opposition’s major convention in Paris, the majority of the Italian Parliament issued a statement calling for the prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners. This

Candidates Don’t Speak Out Against Unjust Convictions, Mistreatment Behrouz Javid Tehrani Millions of Iranians are consuming the latest twists and turns of the presidential and city council election season on their Telegram accounts and Twitter feeds, with voting scheduled for

 May 23, 2017 Last Friday, the Iranian Regime held its ‘elections’ and Hassan Rouhani emerged the victor but despite the claims of the ruling mullahs, this is not a victory for either the Iranian people or democracy. Shahriar Kia, an

May 23, 2017 Amnesty International has released an updated Urgent Notice About a political prisoner who is being threatened with an extended prison sentence for seeking justice for her family members who were illegally executed by the Regime in the

May 18, 2017 A prominent US lawmaker said that there are no elections in Iran because the Regime decides the victor, not the people. Joseph Lieberman, who was a Democratic Senator from Connecticut between 1989 and 2013, compared the Iranian

April 25, 2017 Jordanians gathered in the northern city of Mafraq to burn Iranian flags and pictures of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday, April 14. They also called for the expulsion of Iran’s ambassador from Jordan. This