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Powerful Iran-Iraq earthquake is deadliest of 2017

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By Shirzad Bozorgmehr and James Masters, CNN 11/13/2017 Tehran, Iran (CNN) At least 452 people were killed and thousands injured after a powerful earthquake struck near the border of Iran and Iraq late Sunday. The earthquake is the deadliest of the year, eclipsing the one that hit Mexico City in September, and was felt as far […]

On Iran: Former US House Speaker and Presidential Candidate

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10/21/2017  |  Dr. Majid Rafizadeh  | The Huffington Post Former House Speaker and Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich described the clerical establishment of Iran as “a dictatorship with a façade of democracy,” adding, “If you’re not part of the dictatorship, and you’re not acceptable to the dictator, you can’t run, and therefore to pretend that the elections actually […]

Statement

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California Society for Democracy in Iran welcomes the new U.S. policy vis-a-vis the Iranian regime by placing the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) on the terror list and recognizing that the regime is not synonymous with the Iranian people and their aspirations. The terrorist IRGC is the main instrument of criminal oppression in Iran and export […]

Iranian Exile Leader Hails Trump on Nuke Deal, Says He Should Go Further

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October 18, 2017 The head of the largest group of Iranian exiles in the U.S. is hailing President Donald Trump’s condemnation of “gross violations of human rights” in Iran and his intention “to deny the Iranian regime and especially the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps funding for its malign activities.” Maryam Rajavi, president of the Paris-based National […]

New US stance on Iran raises alarm for big firms

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Benoit Faucon, Sarah Kent Friday, October 13, 2017 The Wall Street Journal – Western firms have piled into Iran in the two years since world powers agreed to lift sanctions. Now, as President Donald Trump deals a blow to that deal, executives must decide whether to stay the course. Mr. Trump said Friday he won’t […]

Iran Protesters at United Nations: Yes to Change in Iran, No to Rouhani

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09/21/2017 Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, Contributor Today, thousands of Iranians gathered across the UN to present a truly different image of Iran: democratic, peaceful, and humane. Meanwhile, the Islamic Republic emissary Hassan Rouhani once again used the UN pedestal to shower praise on Tehran’s ruling clerics. Many observers believe that Rouhani’s stale slogans smacked of desperation and pretence. Isolated and generally regarded as a […]

Join us for the “Free Iran Rally”

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9/9/2017 Iranian Americans, members of California Society for Democracy in Iran, Network member of the Organization of Iranian American Communities-US (OIAC) calls on all Iranian Americans and freedom loving people to join the “Free Iran Rally”, to be held at the U.N. plaza (47th Street and 2nd Ave.) in New York City on Wednesday, September […]

UN expert concerned at condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Iran

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August 31, 2017 GENEVA – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, Asma Jahangir, today expressed her deep concern about the situation of a number of prisoners who have been on prolonged hunger strike to protest against their transfer to a high-security section of Rajai-Shahr prison in Karaj, West of […]

Free Iran Rally

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August 22, 2017 Iranian Americans, members of California Society for Democracy in Iran, Network member of the Organization of Iranian American Communities-US (OIAC) concluded their Saturday, August 19, 2017 Los Angeles Rally “Call for Justice” against Iran’s atrocities successfully. At the end of the rally to further expose Tehran’s rulers, they called on all Iranian […]

Senior US Senators meet Iran opposition leader in Albania

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08/12/2017 Dr. Majid Rafizadeh Contributor Tirana, Albania, August 12, 2017 – Mrs. Maryam Rajavi (left), the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran meeting a senior delegation from the United States Senate. The two sides discussed the situation of members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq in Albania and the recent developments in Iran and […]
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