On December 10, 2023, Narges Mohammadi’s family was honored at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo, Norway, while Mohammadi herself remained incarcerated in Evin
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.
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.
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.
برای خواندن این مطلب به فارسی اینجا را کلیک کنید Mehdi Mahmoudian, an ardent human rights advocate in Iran, has been steadfast in his campaign
What NIAC is working on
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. Don’t miss the latest updates from NIAC’s work for the Iranian-American community.
Where do the various legislative initiatives stand at this critical juncture? Congress has returned to work amid continued conflict and turmoil in the Middle East. While some voices in Washington continue to push for outrageous escalation, including calling for bombing Iran, those with level heads are working to end the horrific war between Israel and Palestine and prevent conflict from boiling over into full-blown regional war.
Apart from the bureaucratic complexities that professors in Florida now face, it is the students who remain in the most uncertainty as life-changing opportunities are being stripped away from them. This law is one of many broad-based discriminatory measures strategically guised as maintaining national security that have begun cropping up at the state level.
This outcome is very disappointing, even if it is not unexpected given the intense pressure on lawmakers from the White House and many Israel-aligned groups. But it offers a glimmer of hope — no vote demanding accountability for the U.S. provision of weapons to Israel like this has ever been held before.