NIAC issued the following statement applauding the House of Representatives for the imminent passage of a bipartisan and bicameral resolution standing with the people of Iran against the brutal human rights violations committed by the Islamic Republic over the past four months since the killing of Jina Mahsa Amini, and beyond:
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.
What NIAC is working on
The publication of these frequently asked questions is yet another important move by the Biden administration to stand for internet freedom in Iran. During the past four months of protests we have seen Iranian authorities throttle internet access and target protesters and rights activists via their online activities.
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.
Dissident Iranian journalist Keyvan Samimi, 74, was released from prison last Thursday, his family confirmed. Samimi was arrested in May 2019 for participating in a
Arash Sadeghi, a long-time defender of human rights in Iran, has been released following an unjust 100-day-imprisonment in Evin Prison. Security forces arrested Sadeghi again
According to the Detainee Follow-up Committee, 35 year-old Javad Rouhi, who received three death sentences on January 3rd for activities connected to nationwide protests, suffered