Javad Rouhi, a detainee from the “Woman, Life, Freedom” protests, tragically died in prison in Nowshahr, Iran. Majid Kaveh, Rouhi’s lawyer, informed his family of
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.
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.
آخرین روزهای شهریور سال ۱۴۰۱ ، دختری در بیمارستان کسری تهران جان باخت و نتیجه آن یکی از بزرگ ترین اعتراضات سراسری در ایران بود.
برای خواندن این مطلب به فارسی اینجا را کلیک کنید The tragic death of 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini in Tehran in September last year sparked
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 National Iranian American Council wrote Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging him to continue efforts to expedite visas and refugee processing for Iranian nationals, with a specific focus on Iranian students. Unfortunately, Iranian students are encountering difficulties in securing visas via administrative backlogs and unexplained rejections.
NIAC is glad to join with John Yang, President and Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice to call for Americans to unite to reject 21st Century ‘alien land laws’. Read our latest joint op-ed in The Hill here.