English translation of my statement to VOA Persian:
I hope the lifting of sanctions improves day-to-day life for the Iranian people, who have suffered grave economic hardship. However, as the international community resumes business with Iran we must not forget that Iran remains one of the world’s worst human rights violators and that hundreds of political prisoners are still wrongfully incarcerated, including many artists, poets, journalists, activists and cultural figures. It is incumbent upon those entities and governments engaging with Iran to monitor and promote human rights and to advocate on behalf of Iran’s citizens.
برجام هسته ای و سینماگران ایرانی آمریکایی
نظرات تعدادی از سینماگرلن فعال ایرانی ساکن لس آنجلس درباره برجام هسته ای، لغو تحریمهای اقتصادی علیه ایران و بهبود روابط تهران و واشنگتن. گزارش بهنود مکری منب...
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