Publications

  • Yahoo Reinstates Email for Iranians

    Yahoo Reinstates Email for Iranians

      Washington, DC – Beginning late last week, Yahoo made good on its May promise to reinstate the ability for Iranians to create email accounts.    Yahoo is the top email provider for Iranians; however, a policy change in late […] Read More »
  • Kirk-Rubio Bill Would Undermine Human Rights in Iran, Torpedo Nuclear Talks

    Kirk-Rubio Bill Would Undermine Human Rights in Iran, Torpedo Nuclear Talks

    A new Senate bill that purports to support human rights in Iran would actually ratchet up broad sanctions on the Iranian population, bolster Iranian hardliners, and even directly target some Iranian human rights defenders.  Following the thwarted effort to pass […] Read More »
  • Recused Iranian American Judge Fights Back Against Discrimination

    Recused Iranian American Judge Fights Back Against Discrimination

    Does civic participation imply bias, or was a judge recused from cases involving Iranians because of her Iranian-American heritage? That seems to be the underlying question behind Judge A. Ashley Tabaddor lawsuit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).  According to AP […] Read More »
  • U.S. and Iran Engage in Volleyball Diplomacy

    U.S. and Iran Engage in Volleyball Diplomacy

    Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Iranian and American people have been isolated from one another due to long-standing disputes between their governments. Routine interactions, like sporting events between national clubs, and other cultural exchanges have been few and […] Read More »

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