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Hoda Katebi, an Iranian-American political fashion blogger who also identifies as Muslim, was interviewed live on WGN-TV last week where she was discussing her blog, JooJoo Azad, and her new book "Tehran Streetstyle." The hosts began asking Katebi some very serious political questions to which she ...
In a letter smuggled out of Tehran's infamous Evin prison last month, the Iranian-American art dealer Karan Vafadari outlined the charges he was convicted of and pleaded for international pressure to secure his and his wife's release. The letter -- dated January 20, posted on his sister's blog earlier this ...

FILE PHOTO - Iranian-American Baquer Namazi is shown in this undated family handout picture released February 27, 2016. ... Beirut (Reuters) - The son of an 81-year-old Iranian-American jailed in Iran urged the authorities on Monday to allow his father to serve his sentence at home after he was ...
Founded and run by Iranian Americans, the summer camp fosters a sense of family between Iranian American youths, legitimizing their racialized experiences and celebrating a sense of kinship with other racially marginalized groups, such as Arab Americans. Running since 2006, the two-week program ...
In a new letter from Evin prison, Iranian-American art dealer Karan Vafadari has accused Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of pressuring the judiciary to impose heavy sentences on him and his wife, Afarin Neyssari. Vafadari's sister, Kateh Vafadari told the Center for human rights in Iran ...
An elderly American citizen has been readmitted to a notorious Iranian jail after treatment in hospital, a move even government medics say could lead to his death. Tags: Baquer Namazi, Iran, Evin prison, Tehran, torture. An 81-year-old American has been readmitted to a notorious Iranian jail following ...

To all appearances, Ahmad Sheikhzadeh led the life of a typical New York academic. A 62-year-old Columbia University Ph.D., he lived alone in a small West Village rental, practiced Yoga, attended lectures with friends, and conducted research at New York University's labyrinthine Bobst Library.
The judge presiding over the case of imprisoned Iranian-American gallery owners Karan Vafadari and his wife Afarin Neyssari has deliberately imposed an extraordinarily heavy bail to prevent them from being released pending their appeal, the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An 81-year-old Iranian-American man imprisoned in Iran, Baquer Namazi, has received a four-day leave from the Iranian government until Thursday after being discharged from a hospital, his lawyer said on Sunday. Earlier this month, Namazi, who was detained in February 2016 ...
(CNN) Baquer Namazi, an Iranian-American who has been imprisoned in Iran since February 2016, has been discharged from an Iranian hospital and granted a four-day leave by the Iranian government, according to his family and the State Department. Namazi is the father of American businessman ...
Dashcam Video Shows 'Senseless' Killing Of Iranian-American By Federal Cops, Lawyers Say. "I believe that the people who shot and killed Bijan should be held .... A first-generation Iranian-American, Ghaisar and sister were born in Virginia. His parents immigrated to the United States decades ago.
Among the crowd was a woman who said she survived torture. She blames official corruption. The group says this government needs to be overthrown. "This government does not represent the will of people," said activist Bijan Afkami. "Iranian people are peace-loving people. But the government in Iran ...
The Trump Administration's highest-ranking Iranian-American, who serves as its top antitrust regulator, has welcomed recent anti-government protests in Iran as a "heartening" development. In an interview with VOA Persian this month, Makan Delrahim described the weeklong anti-government protest ...
Iranian Americans are closely watching protests in Iran, where a government crackdown on demonstrators has led to the deaths of 21 people and the arrest of more than 400 over the past week. Thousands of counter demonstrators have marched to support the regime. Many in the Iranian community of ...
Austin - An Iranian-American citizen living in Central Texas said the recent deadly Iran protests signal hope for the country's people. The last time there were protests of this magnitude was nearly a decade ago back in 2009. Now, Iran's interior minister said as many as 42,000 people have taken part in the ...
CARMICHAEL -- Dozens of Iranian-Americans gathered privately in Carmichael on Thursday to talk about the crisis in their homeland. Since December 28th, people have been taking to their streets to demonstrate about economic problems and basic human rights denied since the last uprisings 39 years ...
Iranian Americans have been closely watching protests in Iran. An Iranian government campaign against protesters led to the deaths of at least 21 people over the past week. More than 400 others were arrested. Thousands of Iranians have also taken part in pro-government demonstrations. Many Iranian ...

"Seeing the images bring back memories of those days that are still vivid in my mind ... but this time, it is different," said Bita Milanian, an Iranian-American community organizer. "People are more aware, have access to 'real' information and can't be brainwashed with false promises, as they were last time ...
S ofia Contemporary Gallery in London is hosting the first solo exhibition of artworks by Iranian-American artist Afruz Amiqi. The exhibition features nine sculptures made from a combination of steel, chain and mesh illuminated by light, along with eight drawings, the gallery's website wrote. Amiqi's works ...
San Francisco - Yassamin Ansari, a member of PAAIA's Emerging Leaders program, an initiative designed to engage the next generation of Iranian Americans in policy and public service, recently spoke with PAAIA about the importance of supporting Iranian American candidates for public office. Ansari ...
Waving large Iranian flags and signs, nearly 6,000 passionate Iranian Americans of various faiths gathered outside the Federal Building in Westwood on Jan. 7 for a rally in support of their countrymen who have been protesting and rallying for freedom in dozens of Iranian cities since late December.
... the world, the Iranian Americans' Contributions Project (IACP) has launched a series .... What does being an Iranian-American mean to you?
Iranian international student Mohammad Reza, his wife, and his daughter all live in Dallas. The two parents are PhD candidates at The ...
Under the current sanctions regime, Iranian-Americans living in the U.S. are ... now, it is extremely difficult," Tara Kangarlou, a New York-based Iranian-American ...
Thank you, Bernie! On behalf of the National Iranian American Council and the Iranian-American community, we express our deepest gratitude ...
... some 1 million Iranian-Americans from directly sending cash to Iran. ... However, the Washington-based National Iranian American Council ...
With the goal of harnessing the untapped potential of Iranian-Americans, .... Can you share your thoughts on your Iranian-American identity?
Just as Najafi launched his initiative, Tara Kangarlou, a New York-based Iranian-American journalist, also started a personal fundraising to ...
California Governor Jerry Brown appoints Iranian-American woman ... the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), a nonprofit, ...
California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed an Iranian-American immigrant to serve in Santa Clara County Superior Court as a judge.
Iranian Americans have witnessed firsthand how this administration has ... past four decades, there would be no Iranian-American community.
Iranian-American Organizations and Individual Plaintiffs File ... Bar Association and Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) - along ...
ATLANTA - Two Iranian Americans are campaigning for seats on the Atlanta City Council - Amir Farokhi is running in District Two, and Liliana ...
... identity and discrimination in new book about Iranian-Americans ... Maghbouleh is a second-generation Iranian-American - her parents ...
Will Iranian-Americans Be Put In Internment Camps If There Is A war ... More than 33,570 Iranian-American business owners gave the U.S. ...
... white supremacist hoodlum sucker punching a 22-year-old Iranian American inside a Laguna Niguel restaurant/bar and then fatally stabbing ...
The National Iranian American Council Deplores Trump's Push to ... Iranian Americans are being cut off from their family members in Iran ...
... Trump's Latest Travel Ban Continues to Target Iranian Americans, ... to Iranian American families and the contributions Iranian Americans ...
The National Iranian American Council Urges Trump Not to Turn the Iran ... by Iranian Americans and informed decision making by lawmakers.
CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Humanities Council presents award-winning author Azar Nafisi, known for her bestseller Reading Lolita in ...
An Iranian-American advocacy group has filed the first federal lawsuit over President Trump's latest travel ban. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. ...
The National Iranian American Council has stated, "Amending this ban ... and author of a book on race and Iranian-Americans, told Al-Monitor, ...
Even so, many Iranians and Iranian-Americans have been able to ... Iranian-American advocates said they've been fielding phone calls from ...
Iranian Americans in limbo, despair after new travel rules ... Iranian-American advocates said they've been fielding phone calls from frantic ...
Iranian Americans in limbo after Trump's new travel rules ... Iranian-American advocates said they've been fielding phone calls from frantic ...
Ali Scotten, head of the Phoenix chapter of the National Iranian-American Council encourages Iranian-Americans to register to vote. (Photo by ...
The bottom line remains that Donald Trump is banning the family members of Iranian Americans and others from visiting the United States ...
... U.N. General Assembly, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Rouhani to secure the release of detained Iranian American Baquer ...
Liliana Bakhtiari is a queer Muslim Iranian-American woman looking to make history in Atlanta, GA. A well-traveled, egalitarian community ...
Leave it to Jerry Seinfeld to transform a Beverly Hilton ballroom into an intimate comedy club. Performing a half-hour set to conclude the ...


 

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