On the third anniversary of conflict, let us stand #WithSyria Read More
It was precisely because he could admit to imperfection – because he could be so full of good humor, even mischief, despite the heavy burdens he carried – that we loved him so. He was not a bust made of marble; he was a man of flesh and blood – a son and husband, a father and a friend. That is why we learned so much from him; that is why we can learn from him still. For nothing he achieved was inevitable. In the arc of his life, we see a man who earned his place in history through struggle and shrewdness; persistence and faith. He tells us what’s possible not just in the pages of dusty history books, but in our own lives as well. Read More
ICAVI, along with other peace-loving Iranians across the globe urges the Iranian administration to bring back home those armed forces allegedly helping the Assad regime, so that Iran would not further be implicated in the mass killings of the Syrian people. Read More
And it came about after the efforts of perhaps hundreds of thousand activists and resistance of millions of citizens over a period of four years forced a small group seeking absolute rule, to count the people’s votes and recognize their power. V Read More
This is the culmination of the government’s targeting of the independent press over the last several years. Dozens of journalists and their family members have been harassed, detained, and interrogated. Some have been held in solitary confinement. Those who have been released have been banned from reporting on certain subjects or had smear campaigns targeted against them. Read More
In an election year, when many of President Obama’s traditional allies are either opposed or highly skeptical of his strategy, President Obama must know that there is full-throated support for diplomacy that can prevent an unnecessary war. Read More
Let’s not forget — this bloodbath began over a year ago with thousands of people peacefully protesting on the streets — calling, like their brothers and sisters across the region, for freedom and democracy.
Please add your voice to this Avaaz campaign. Read More