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Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Generational Divide

by Ghazal Rahmanpanah –Iran/USA– In the summer of 2013, three decades after the end of the Iranian hostage crisis, the windows of the former United States […]

Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Politics & Democracy, Tehran, The World, United States

Camp Liberty: A Prison for 1000 Female Dissidents who Oppose the Iranian Mullahs

It’s been five months since the 3400 Iranian dissidents of camp Ashraf, in Iraq, submitted their requests to UNHCR. But UNHCR has not yet begun its […]

Iran, The WIP Talk

Iranian Quds Force Sets the Stage for Grave Massacre at Ashraf

Confronting the international community’s efforts to find a peaceful and durable solution for 3,400 Iranian dissidents including 1,000 women residing in Camp Ashraf, the Government of […]

Iran, The WIP Talk

Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran could be repeated by Mullahs

The 1988 massacre in Iran and the repetition risk of another catastrophe is a serious international concern. We need global support to to save the life […]

Iran, The WIP Talk

Moving Beyond Sanctions on Iran

If past experience with authoritarian regimes is any guide, new sanctions on Iran will not succeed in curbing its nuclear power development and will, instead, strengthen […]

Iran, The WIP Talk

Be Like Others: Rather Than Accept Homosexuality, Iran Encourages Gender Reassignment Surgery

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Last year Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told an audience at Columbia University, “In Iran, we don’t have homosexuals, like in […]

Feature Articles, Iran, LGBTQ, The World

At last, Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Has Been Released on Bail from Evin Prison – For Now

by Patricia Vásquez Managing Editor, The WIP – USA – A week ago, on August 15th, the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, for which Dr. […]

Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Iran, Laws & Legislation, Middle East, Political Prisoners, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, United States

What Landed Haleh Esfandiari in Jail, and Why Did Iranian TV Think The World Would Believe Her “Confession”?

by Patricia Vásquez Managing Editor, The WIP – USA – In the last three days, media sources worldwide, from the BBC and CNN to the Washington […]

Democracy, Feature Articles, Haleh Esfandiari, Iran, Media, Middle East, Political Prisoners, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, United States

Who Is Haleh Esfandiari? Why Is Iran Claiming She’s a Spy? – US-Iran Politics, Not Esfandiari, Have Incited Iran’s Crackdown

by Patricia Vásquez Managing Editor, The WIP USA An incredible story broke worldwide on Tuesday, July 17, 2007: • Haleh Esfandiari. Photograph courtesy of the WWICS […]

Feature Articles, Haleh Esfandiari, Iran, Islam, Political Prisoners, Politics & Democracy, Tehran, The WIP Editorial, United States, Women's Rights