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Sanctioning the Iranian Entity Responsible for a Bounty on Salman Rushdie

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Sanctioning the Iranian Entity Responsible for a Bounty on Salman Rushdie ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 28, 2022 In response to the attack on author Salman Rushdie, the United States is designating the Iranian entity ‘15 Khordad Foundation.’ Before the attack, this entity had issued ...
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Designation of Iranian Officials and Entities Connected to Ongoing Protest Repression, Censorship, and Prison Abuses

Designation of Iranian Officials and Entities Connected to Ongoing Protest Repression, Censorship, and Prison Abuses ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 26, 2022 It has been 40 days since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa “Zhina” Amini in the custody of Iran’s so-called “Morality Police.” We join her family and the Iranian people for a ...
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On Russia’s Acquisition of UAVs from Iran

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson On Russia’s Acquisition of UAVs from Iran PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 19, 2022 Today, the United States joined the United Kingdom and France in raising the issue of Iran’s transfer of UAVs to Russia at a meeting of the UN Security Council, where Council ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Human Rights Defenders on Women and Human Rights in Iran

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Human Rights Defenders on Women and Human Rights in Iran REMARKS  ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE  THOMAS JEFFERSON ROOM  WASHINGTON, D.C.  OCTOBER 14, 2022  SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good morning, everyone. We’re gathered today as we see remarkable displays of courage throughout Iran as women, young people, and many others continue to ...
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Sanctioning Iranian Leaders Responsible for Human Rights Abuses or Censorship

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN October 6, 2022 Sanctioning Iranian Leaders Responsible for Human Rights Abuses or Censorship The United States condemns the Iranian government’s continued violent suppression of protests following the tragic death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the ...
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