Washington, DC – Ryan Costello, Policy Director of the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement applauding the Biden administration’s publication of new licensing
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.
Where We Stand
NIAC stands with the Iranian people and supports their aspirations for their rights, dignity, and fundamental change. Combat misinformation by reading more about our policy stances below.
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
Congratulations to the Iranian voices that organized for this unprecedented victory and the advocates and officials who helped make it possible. This is a monumental, tangible achievement to punish the Islamic Republic for its mass abuses of women.
Tracking human rights in Iran
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