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Apr 23, 2014, 16:25 ET

Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) Condemns Iran's Brutal Attack on Political Prisoners

 The Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) is disturbed by reports that political prisoners in Evin & Ghazal Hessar Prisons...

Apr 11, 2014, 17:05 ET

OIAC welcomes denial of visa of Iran's alleged terrorist diplomat by the White House

The Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) welcomes denial of visa of Iran's alleged terrorist diplomat by the White House...

Apr 07, 2014, 02:00 ET

Rouhani's Sham Moderation: Iran appoints alleged former hostage taker and terrorist as UN ambassador, according to OIAC

 Organization of Iranian-American Communities condemns in the strongest the appointment of Hamid Aboutalebi as Iran's next ambassador to the...

Mar 04, 2014, 03:00 ET

No Moderation in Iran; War On Human Rights Intensifies, According to OIAC

 According to recent reports, Iran's highest court has affirmed a sentence wherein an Iranian prisoner will have eyes gouged and his right ear...

Feb 26, 2014, 02:00 ET

Obama administration must act to protect Iranian dissidents threatened in Iraq, says former senior U.S. officials, Iranian American community leaders, according to OIAC

 Top American supporters of the Iranian resistance are growing increasingly critical of the Obama administration for failing to keep a U.S....

Feb 03, 2014, 01:00 ET

100 Iranian-American Academics, Scholars, Scientists and Professionals Urge Congress To Stand Firm Against Iran Regime

"The Senate Act enhances President Obama's ability to pursue the diplomatic path and to prevent war"  The following statement was issued...

Jan 31, 2014, 01:38 ET

Former Marine Corps Commandant Warns Capitol Hill About a Nuclear Iran

The following statement was issued by the OIAC: Retired Marine Corps General James Jones, former commandant of the Marine Corps, Supreme Allied...

Jan 24, 2014, 01:54 ET

Senate Briefing: Can Iran Deal In Good Faith?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm G-11 Dirksen Senate Office Building The Joint Plan of Action may offer some hope but the...

Jan 10, 2014, 22:24 ET

Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) Commend Lawmakers for Pressing on with More Sanctions on Iran's Dictatorship

 In November 2013, Western powers agreed to a controversial "Joint Plan of Action" with the Iranian theocracy, the stated goal of which was...

Dec 20, 2013, 13:06 ET

Senate Panel Doubts Geneva Accord Will Curtail Tehran's Nuclear Drive, Urges Obama Administration To Grant Political Refugee Status to Iranian Dissidents in Iraq, says OIAC

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday warned against pinning too much hope on the Interim Geneva Accord signed last month between the...

Nov 05, 2013, 00:00 ET

U.S. Must Hold Iraq's Maliki Accountable for Attacks Against Iranian Dissidents, Demand Release of seven Iranian Hostages

The following statement was issued by the OIAC: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki visited Washington, DC last week to meet with administration...

Oct 11, 2013, 12:07 ET

Lawmakers Urge the U.S. to Save 7 Camp Ashraf Hostages, Protect Camp Liberty-Iraq, and Resettle MEK Members in America as Political Refugees, says OIAC

 In a Congressional briefing, a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on the United States Government to accept a significant number of the...

Aug 07, 2013, 15:56 ET

Iranian-Americans and Members of Congress mark 1988 massacre with exhibition

 Twenty-five years have passed since the summer 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.  To mark the...

Jul 31, 2013, 18:27 ET

Iranian-Americans Laud Congress Sanctions Legislation

Statement Last month, Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei orchestrated yet another sham presidential election through which Hassan Rouhani was...

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