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Amir Basiri (@amir_bas) is an Iranian human rights activist.

ARTICLES BY: Amir Basiri


March 15, 2017 12:41 pm
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It’s Time for Action Against Iran’s Human Rights Abuses

Iran’s human rights record is nothing short of abysmal. Asma Jahangir, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran, recently issued a report detailing scores of...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

CAIR Official Calls on US Government to Investigate American Jews Who Join ...

A top official at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said last month that the US government’s Countering Violent Extremism...

Israel

South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw From Gaza...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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