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. Our Solidarity Center tracks everything happening on the ground and the actions we are taking here at home to support them.
Sent a letter to the Treasury calling on it to ensure that U.S. sanctions do not hinder Iran’s coronavirus relief efforts. Fortunately, within days, the Treasury reversed course and exempted certain humanitarian trade with Iran.
NIAC hosted a panel on sanctions with Iran experts that featured Sina Toossi, NIAC’s senior research analyst, Tara Sepehri Far, a researcher on Iran at the Human Rights Watch, and Dina Esfandiary, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Belfer Center who focuses on Iran foreign policy.