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.

Read More: Where NIAC Stands and Has Always Stood

Action Hub

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

NIAC condemns, in the strongest terms, 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 these statements from NIAC’s president, Jamal Abdi, as events unfold.

Statement Supporting SFRC Chairman’s Call to Ease Hurdles for Iranians Seeking Safety

NIAC applauds a letter from Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to the Biden administration urging they significantly ease the process for Iranians to come to the United States amid the Iranian government’s brutal crackdown on its citizens. Menendez’s recommendation suggests adopting a form of “humanitarian parole” for Iranians, which would grant eligible individuals temporary admission to the United States without a formal visa.

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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.

Voices Behind Bars: A Comprehensive Report on the Detained Journalists in Iran Amid Rising Tensions and Government Repression

Iran’s legal system has revealed formal legal charges against two journalists – Niloufar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi – who have been held in provisional custody for seven months. On Wednesday, April 26, Masoud Setayeshi, the judiciary spokesperson, labeled the charges against the two detained reporters as “cooperation with the antagonistic U.S. government, conspiracy and collaboration in carrying out offenses against national security, and engaging in propaganda activities against the regime.” Their cases have now been forwarded on to the Islamic Revolutionary Court. Read about these journalists’ stories and more in our latest Human Rights Tracker.

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جایزه آزادی مطبوعات سازمان ملل به نیلوفر حامدی، الهه محمدی و نرگس محمدی اهدا شد.

شامگاه سه‌شنبه ۱۲ اردیبهشت، سازمان ملل متحد اعلام کرد که نیلوفر حمیدی، الهه محمدی و نرگس محمدی به دلیل تعهد تزلزل‌ناپذیرشان به حقیقت و مسئولیت‌پذیری، نشان افتخار این سازمان در آزادی مطبوعات را دریافت کرده‌اند.
اعطاء جایزه «آزادی مطبوعات گیلرمو کانو» طی رویدادی به میزبانی یونسکو به این سه روزنامه نگار اعلام شد

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