Last update 11:56:33 AM


Iran News, Latest Updates and Breaking News from Iran | اخبار ايران 

U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Thursday that would impose sanctions against the leaders including Ali Khamenei and Hassan Rouhani for violating human rights.

“The U.S. should strongly support the democratic aspirations of the Iranian people, and stand against ongoing systemic human rights violations by the Iranian regime,” Rubio said.

The S. 2585 bill, the Iran Human Rights Accountability Act “would take significant steps to require President Obama to hold Iranian leaders and individuals accountable for all human rights violations they have directed.”

“While we continue to focus on disarming Iran’s dangerous nuclear program, we cannot forget that Iran is a state-sponsor of terrorism that persecutes their own citizens,” Kirk said.

“It’s time to hold Iranian officials accountable for their blatant violation of basic human rights.”

 


Iran News in Brief - 31 March 2015


 

Latest News

UN Chief expresses concerns about killings and abuses by Iraqi military and armed forces

March 31, 2015

India halts Iran oil imports under U.S. pressure

March 31, 2015

Iraq: Unlawful detention of Camp Liberty Iranian refugee enters third week

March 31, 2015

Iran nuclear talks hit impasse

March 31, 2015

NCRi on Twitter