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March 17, 2011

Watch: Answering the Iranian People’s Call for Human Rights

On March 15, NIAC hosted a conference, Answering the Iranian People’s Call for Human Rights, featuring US and Swedish government officials, human rights experts, and Iran specialists.  The conference, which was held in the US Senate, was convened to discuss productive approaches to supporting human rights in Iran, including efforts now underway at the UN Human Rights Council to establish a human rights monitor on Iran.
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Suzanne Nossel, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations

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Jonas Hafström, Swedish Ambassador to the U.S.

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Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), House Progressive Caucus Co-Chairman

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Nazila Fathi, former Tehran-based New York Times correspondent

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Panel Discussion
Nader Hashemi, co-editor of The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future
Sarah Leah Whitson, Human Rights Watch
Alireza Nader, RAND Corporation

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