Unconscionable Reports of Secret Executions of Minors in Iran

The Department of State is appalled by the Iranian regime’s secret execution of two 17-year old males, Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat, in Adelabad prison in Shiraz, as reported by Amnesty International.  According to this report, Iran has resumed its execution of minors, while attempting to keep this inhumane practice hidden from the world.  The …

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The Iranian Regime’s Crackdown on Women Activists

STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON April 30, 2019 The Iranian Regime’s Crackdown on Women Activists The United States strongly condemns the Iranian regime’s growing crackdown on women advocating for their human rights.  Yasmin Aryani, Monireh Arabshahi, and Mojgan Keshavarz have been arrested in recent days for the crime of peacefully protesting compulsory hijab.  Vida Movahedi, who became the …

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Iran Should Reconcile With America

Iran Should Reconcile With America Isn’t it time to abandon the policies that have kept the people of Iran and the United States apart since 1979? Mr. Hook is the United States Special Representative for Iran and a senior advisor to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. April 8, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/08/opinion/iran-united-states.html Iran recently observed the 40th anniversary …

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Abbas Ardehali

Dr. Abbas Ardehali, a professor of surgery and medicine in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been selected a 2017 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. Ardehali will receive the award at ceremony on May 13  at historic Ellis Island …

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President Trump Signs 3 Executive Orders

President Trump acted on Monday to keep a signature campaign promise: withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As he signed the order in the Oval Office, Trump said, “We’ve been talking about this for a long time,” adding it’s “a great thing for the American worker.”

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