Alexis Carrelof the Rockefeller Institute, stated:
From left to right: Michele Bachmann on Iran. FDI president Kenneth R. James Woolsey e August 12, Court is Bousheir sentences Christian converts to prison.
A Christian couple was sentenced earlier this month to one year in prison for "propagating against the Islamic Republic in favour of Christianity," a new human rights organization, Article 18, announced.
Article 18 says it is dedicated to supporting the rights of Iran's Christian minority, especially converts from Islam, who have no legal rights under the Islamic regime's constitution. Secretary Pompeo expressed concern over the arrest of hundreds of Ahwazi Arabs and said, "It's why the regime arrests hundreds of Ahwazi's, members of Iran's minority Arab community, when they speak out to demand respect for their language and for their basic beliefs.
The Persian interpreter of VOA deliberately mis-interpreted the phrase, translating Ahwazis as "Azhari," and then failed to translate "Iran's minority Arab community. For more, read the AHRO press release.
President Trump to Islamic State of Iran: IN an early morning tweet in response to Rouhani's threat to shut down the STrait of Hormuz, President Trump warned"Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before.
SecState Pompeo wows Iranian-American audience. In another landmark speech, this time at the Ronald Reagan library in California, Pompeo shows that he "gets it" on Iran. For the first, time, we have a leader at the very top of government who understands there can be no changing the behavior of the regime without changing the regime itself.
Read the full speech here. Apparently in response to Pompeo's speech, Iranian unicorn Hassan Rouhani threatens to shut down international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and warned the U. Regime steps up sentencing of student protestors.
Regime authorities have handed down steep prison sentences to a number of students caught up in protests over the past six months, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
Students have been hit with jail terms of between two years and eight years, including a two year travel ban and ban on social media activities following their release.
The Coalition of Iranian Democrats holds its second session. CID met over the weekend in Cologne, Germany.
Spearheaded by the Iranian Democratic Front, which has representatives in Germany and inside Iran, it included a broad spectrum of organizations representing Iran's broadly diverse ethnic population, Kurds, Balouch, Azeris, Lurs and others.
According to a feature in Al Arabiya" The Council believes that no single party, or organization, can single-handedly claim they are able to topple the regime.
They announced solidarity and willingness to cooperate with all the Iranian opposition groups from the entire spectrum left to right. CIOG has been endorsed by retired Lt. While the conference was apparently well-funded, with participants from overseas flown over and lodged at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, it was far less representative than the CID meeting in Cologne.
Participants at the meeting tell FDI it was mainly a collection of monarchists, "some of them so old they needed help standing up," and perennial mischief-maker Amir-Abbas Fakhravar See also these reports from Aug.
Many participants walked out in protest when Kurdish and Ahwazi activists spoke about the need to recognize the rights of all Iranian citizens. SecState Pompeo to Tehran: No more acceptance of missiles landing in Riyadh and in the Golan Heights.
No more cost-free expansions of Iranian power. They are worth listing here, since these are the benchmark demands for evaluating the new policy of the Trump administration. First, Iran must declare to the IAEA a full account of the prior military dimensions of its nuclear program, and permanently and verifiably abandon such work in perpetuity.
Second, Iran must stop enrichment and never pursue plutonium reprocessing. This includes closing its heavy water reactor. Third, Iran must also provide the IAEA with unqualified access to all sites throughout the entire country. Iran must end its proliferation of ballistic missiles and halt further launching or development of nuclear-capable missile systems.
Iran must release all U. Iran must respect the sovereignty of the Iraqi Government and permit the disarming, demobilization, and reintegration of Shia militias.
Iran must also end its military support for the Houthi militia and work towards a peaceful political settlement in Yemen. Iran must withdraw all forces under Iranian command throughout the entirety of Syria.
Iran, too, must end support for the Taliban and other terrorists in Afghanistan and the region, and cease harboring senior al-Qaida leaders. And too, Iran must end its threatening behavior against its neighbors — many of whom are U.
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