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February 6, 2023

Read our talking points here. This racist bill needs to be defeated the way any bill is defeated – by mobilizing the public and forcing legislators to vote against it or remove the provisions targeting property bans at citizens.

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May 26, 2022

 “22 million people {in Afghanistan} are deeply food insecure. Most pockets in the country are either one or two steps away from famine. One million Afghan children are at risk for death,” said Arash Azizzada of Afghans for a Better Tomorrow. Azizzada was underscoring the dire humanitarian impacts of U.S. sanctions during NIAC’s expert […]

February 6, 2023

Read our talking points here. This racist bill needs to be defeated the way any bill is defeated – by mobilizing the public and forcing legislators to vote against it or remove the provisions targeting property bans at citizens.

January 11, 2023

 I want to take a brief moment to thank you for supporting NIAC with your contribution in 2022 and helping us hit our budgetary needs. The end of last year was certainly full of turbulence and division within the Iranian-American community, but we were able to hit our end of year fundraising goals thanks […]

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June 25, 2020

“The Trump administration broke the international consensus around Iran that took years to build,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, senior fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “I think this will go down as an epic strategic blunder during the Trump Era.” DiMaggio was speaking on NIAC’s recent panel examining current and future U.S. policy toward Iran, entitled “A Maximum Pressure Exit Strategy: Can the U.S. Save the Iran Nuclear Deal Before it’s Too Late?” Joining DiMaggio as panelists were Jamal Abdi, President of NIAC, and Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund. Sanam Shantyaei, Senior Journalist at France 24, led the panel as moderator. 

February 6, 2023

A moving tribute to Shervin Hajipour and all of the Iranians who have been suffering, as his song “Baraye” was honored with the Grammy Awards’ inaugural Song For Social Change Special Merit Award presented by First Lady Jill Biden.

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June 25, 2020

“The Trump administration broke the international consensus around Iran that took years to build,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, senior fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “I think this will go down as an epic strategic blunder during the Trump Era.” DiMaggio was speaking on NIAC’s recent panel examining current and future U.S. policy toward Iran, entitled “A Maximum Pressure Exit Strategy: Can the U.S. Save the Iran Nuclear Deal Before it’s Too Late?” Joining DiMaggio as panelists were Jamal Abdi, President of NIAC, and Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund. Sanam Shantyaei, Senior Journalist at France 24, led the panel as moderator. 

January 30, 2023

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 peaceful protest outside of the Iranian parliament on International Workers’ Day in Tehran. A year later, Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court sentenced him to three years in prison on […]

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