The Green Movement Returns | Freedom House

The Green Movement Returns

Freedom House and the Foreign Policy Initiative have compiled a briefing note on the human rights situation in Iran and what must be done to support Iranian democrats. At a time when brave protestors take to the streets all over the Middle East, the Iranian regime has continuously tried to silence Iranians standing up for their rights through brutality and imprisonment. These courageous Iranians are the 21st century equivalent of Soviet dissidents and political prisoners. We should express our support for the regime’s political prisoners and their families by raising their cases and condemning the regime’s actions against them just as President Ronald Reagan did for Soviet dissidents during the Cold War.

Read the note here

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