Archive for September 2017

Baha’i Leader Released from Prison in Iran After 10 Years; Six Other Baha’i Leaders Remain Behind Bars

Mahvash Sabet Finally Free But State-led Persecution of Baha’i Community Continues

September 18, 2017 – CHRI – The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) welcomes the release of the Baha’i leader, Mahvash Sabet, who was unjustly imprisoned in Iran for 10 years on the sole basis of her religion. CHRI calls for the immediate release of the six other Baha’i leaders, who have all been imprisoned in Iran since 2008, and an end to the state-led persecution of the Baha’i community.

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Human Rights Are The Key To Confronting Iran

An Iranian woman walks past a giant poster showing supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) and the founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (L) during a ceremony marking the 36th anniversary of his return from exile on February 1, 2015 at Khomeini’s mausoleum in a suburb of Tehran. (Photo credit: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

09.18.2017 –  The Daily Caller – KEN BLACKWELL Former Ohio Secretary of State – Commendably, the Trump administration is set to initiate a new Iran policy, which will be announced in October. Such change is imperative.

The flawed nuclear agreement in 2015, provided too many concessions, including tens of billions of dollars to the Iranian regime, following decades of deceit and lying in pursuit of the nuclear bomb.

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Trump to hail Iranian people as a threat to regime’s status quo

While President Donald Trump has a penchant for going off-script in his speeches, the Iran remarks in particular were carefully considered, according to an official. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

09.18.2017 – POLITICO – By NAHAL TOOSI – NEW YORK — President Donald Trump will give special attention to the Iranian people during his speech Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly — signaling that he sees them as not only separate from their Islamist government, but as a threat to its survival, a senior administration official said.

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