Syrian Dissidents Compare Slaughter to Holocaust

By: David Keyes
Wed Feb 19 2014
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah terrorist organization, continues to dispatch constituents to fight alongside government forces in Syria’s civil war.  Media outlets, such as the Hezbollah-owned TV station, “Al Manar,” aired a video clip on YouTube, Thursday, showing fighters from Hezbollah fighting in the city of Yabroud, situated near the Syria-Lebanese...

Deteriorating Health for Imprisoned Iranian-American Pastor

Mon Jan 13 2014
From Movements.org: Iran’s Free Europe Radio, or Radio Farda, in Farsi,  reports on the rapidly deteriorating health of the Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini who was captured in Iran in 2012.  Abedini, born Muslim, converted to Christianity in 2000. He met and married Naghmeh, an American born citizen, and left Iran in 2002, but made frequent visits to Iran since 2009. On his...

Despite Hacking, CyberDissidents and Advancing Human Rights Persists

Tue Dec 3 2013
Over the past few months, several hackers have targeted Advancing Human Rights' websites. Days ago one of our divisions, CyberDissidents.org, was attacked and briefly taken down. Though we quickly restored the site, it is clear that not everyone is a fan of our work. Despite these repeated attempts to silence our organization, Advancing Human Rights remains committed to amplifying the voices of...

David Keyes and Ahmad Batebi in The Daily Beast: How America’s Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran’s Liberals

Tue Dec 3 2013
David Keyes and Ahmad Batebi in The Daily Beast: How America’s Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran’s Liberals

By ignoring the issue of human rights during nuclear negotiations, the U.S. is giving the regime a free hand to continue its brutal repression of dissidents.


Voice of America Interviews Solmaz Sharif

Mon Dec 2 2013
Voice of America Interviews Solmaz Sharif regarding Iran's new Sport and Youth Minister and what he should do for Iranian women.