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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

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),

Free Iran Rally

August 23, 2017 Iranian American Community of Northern California and other peace seeking Iranians and Americans, NGOs, invites all concerned citizens to join the “Free Iran Rally”, scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, 2017  at the United Nations Headquarters in New

08/12/2017 Dr. Majid Rafizadeh Contributor Tirana, Albania, August 12, 2017 – Mrs. Maryam Rajavi (left), the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran meeting a senior delegation from the United States Senate. The two sides discussed the situation

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