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. Our Solidarity Center tracks everything happening on the ground and the actions we are taking here at home to support them.
Yesterday, President Obama released his Norooz message, which has now become an annual White House tradition marking the Iranian New Year. Thankfully, these messages have actually come with some real substance. In his 2010 message, Obama promised to increase opportunities for young Iranians to study at American universities, and he followed through by implementing a new […]
Cross posted from the Huffington Post Last week, Congress took the unprecedented step to recognize the Iranian New Year, Norooz. The House passed resolution H.Res.267, sponsored by Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA) and wished the Iranian-American community, as well as the Iranian people, a happy New Year. The resolution was as uncontroversial as could be – […]