Elaheh Mohammadi and Niloufar Hamedi, who had been held in custody for an entire year, have been convicted by the Revolutionary Court. After they covered
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
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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Narges Mohammadi: Honoring Courage and the ‘Women, Life, Freedom’ Movement in Iran
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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.
The following piece was published in Responsible Statecraft and was written by Ryan Costello, Policy Director of the National Iranian American Council. ‘Freezing’ Iran’s humanitarian fund