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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.

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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

NIAC condemns, in the strongest terms, 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 these statements from NIAC’s president, Jamal Abdi, as events unfold.

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.

UN Human Rights Council Passes New Investigative Mechanism in Session on Iran Abuses

The United Nations Human Rights Council convened a special session Thursday on ongoing human rights abuses in Iran. During the session, the council passed a new mechanism that will compile facts on rights abuses on the ground, setting the stage for international accountability measures targeting those responsible for abuses. The mechanism passed 25-6, with 16 abstentions. China’s effort to strip the mechanism of its power was voted down, 6-25.

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