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...

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.

Iranian Prisoner Free on Furlough: A Note from Robert L. Bernstein

Wed Oct 23 2013
Two weeks ago, Advancing Human Rights' Executive Director, David Keyes, confronted Iran's foreign minister about internet freedom and political prisoners in Iran. David asked the foreign minister if he thought it was ironic that he enjoys posting on Facebook when his government bans it in Iran. "Ha! Ha! That's life," Javad Zarif replied. David then asked the foreign minister when Majid...

مجید توکلی پس از چهار سال به مرخصی آمد (Iranian Activist Freed on Furlough- Farsi)

Wed Oct 23 2013
مجید توکلی، یکی از رهبران سرشناس دانشجویی، فعال حقوق بشر و زندانی سیاسی، پس از چهار سال زندان به مرخصی آمد. توکلی که در جریان جنبش سبز بازداشت شده، برای چهار روز با قرار وثیقه 600 میلیون تومانی به مرخصی آمده است. صفحه فیس...