Iranian singer and composer Mehdi Yarrahi has not only captured hearts with his soulful melodies and poignant lyrics but has also faced mounting criticism and
We stand with Iranians fighting for their rights.
We’ve created this action hub to track everything happening on the ground and the actions we’re taking here at home to support them. We recognize that this is a defining moment for our community and we are moved by the bravery, resiliency, and courage on display for the international community.
Where We Stand
NIAC stands with the Iranian people and supports their aspirations for their rights, dignity, and fundamental change. Combat misinformation by reading more about our policy stances below.
These events have demonstrated why it’s so important that we have focused, relentless, organized advocacy that helps our loved ones on the ground. That’s why NIAC is redoubling our work to educate the public, organize our members, and ensure that U.S. policymakers take actions that uplift the cause of human rights and dignity. Here’s what you can do to help.
Tracking human rights in Iran
Read our latest reports on human rights as protests continue in Iran and across the world. Sign up for NIAC’s Human Rights Tracker emails to get these reports in your inbox.
۲۲ شهریور: مهسا امینی توسط گشت ارشاد در تهران بازداشت شد و تنها چند ساعت بعد از بازداشت در شرایط کما به بیمارستان تهران منتقل
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What NIAC is working on
NIAC condemns the violent crackdown on protesters and continues to stand in solidarity with the people of Iran who have an unquestionable right to speak out against the injustices and repression they face. Don’t miss the latest updates from NIAC’s work for the Iranian-American community.
One year ago, 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini was detained by Iranian authorities who seek to deprive women of bodily autonomy. She was beaten in their custody and killed at the hands of the state. As we pause and reflect on the uprising for change her death ignited, we are reminded of the brutal crackdown that ensued, the resilience of the Iranian people, and the power of collective action that unites Iranians under the banner of Woman, Life, Freedom.
The latest Iran deal is a win-win. A complicated prisoner swap should ease drug shortages that are killing ordinary Iranians—and put new pressure on Tehran’s leaders. Read this op-ed from NIAC Policy Director Ryan Costello in Defense One.