IABA Expresses Concern over Reports of Continued Mistreatment of Prominent Iranian Lawyer

Washington DC – September 9, 2013 – In the past month, multiple news outlets and human rights organizations have reported that prominent Iranian lawyer, Massoud Shafiee, has again been subjected to interrogation by the Iranian Intelligence…

Announcing New Board of Advisor Member

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IABA Introduces A New Board of Advisors Member IABA is proud that Nema Milania has agreed to join the Board of Advisors. To learn more about our new Board of Advisors members and other IABA Board of Advisors, please visit http://d3c.607.myftpupload.com/board-of-advisors/ Nema…

Iranian-American Coalition Reiterates Call for Obama to Allow Earthquake Relief

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Iranian-American Coalition Reiterates Call for Obama to Allow Earthquake Relief Washington, DC – In the aftermath of the second deadly earthquake to strike Iran within a week, a coalition of Iranian-American, human rights, and humanitarian…

IABA Letter Urging General OFAC License For Victims of Bushehr Earthquake

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President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama, On Tuesday, April 9, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Bushehr, Iran, reportedly killing at least 37 people, injuring at least 850…

IABA Primer on the 2nd Amendment

IABA Second Amendment Primer Introduction The debate over gun control and the scope and applicability of the Second Amendment has undergone periods of intense debate in recent years, in the wake of the mass murders at Columbine High School,…

Citing Federal Sanctions, TCF Bank in Minnesota Closes Accounts of Iranian Students

Citing Federal Sanctions, TCF Bank in Minnesota Closes Accounts of Iranian Students It has recently come to light that Iranian students have been receiving notifications from banks regarding the closure of their accounts, most recently those…

Report on Effect of Iran Sanctions on Iranian Americans

IABA/ALC Fellow Releases Report on Effect of Iran Sanctions on Iranian Americans and Updated Version of Comprehensive Community Guide to the Iran Sanctions Publications Seek to Help Lawmakers Understand the Unintended Effects the Sanctions…

Press Release: Nasrin Sotoudeh Enters Fourth Week of Hunger Strike in Protest of Conditions of Confinement

Press Release: Nasrin Sotoudeh Enters Fourth Week of Hunger Strike in Protest of Conditions of Confinement  November 20, 2012 - Washington , DC  The Iranian American Bar Association ("IABA") is alarmed by the actions of Iranian prison authorities…

OFAC Issues General License to All US Non-Profit Organizations to Send Funds to Iran for Earthquake Relief Purposes

Today, Barbara Hammerle, Acting Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Department of Treasury issued a 45-day general OFAC license to all US Non-Governmental Organizations registered as an IRS Code section 501(c)(3)…