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View From Washington: Human Rights in Iran will not be Ignoredi
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09/04/2015
President Obama and Secretary Kerry have made clear that the deal with Iran is aimed at preventing a grave security threat -- a nuclear-armed Iran. But the United States remains fully aware of Iran’s deplorable human rights record and its destabilizing activities.
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Video View From Washington: Human Rights in Iran will not be Ignored

President Obama and Secretary Kerry have made clear that the deal with Iran is aimed at preventing a grave security threat -- a nuclear-armed Iran. But the United States remains fully aware of Iran’s deplorable human rights record and its destabilizing activities.
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Video View From Washington: Death Sentence for Mohammad Taheri

Deputy State Department Spokesman Mark Toner said that sentencing a citizen to death for exercising his rights of freedom of religion and expression represents an extreme violation of universally recognized rights enshrined in international law.
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Video View From Washington: No Room for Assad in Syria’s Future

Because of Bashar al-Assad’s continued brutality against the Syrian people which fueled the rise of Daesh and other extremists groups, the Syrian President has lost all legitimacy, said Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Video View From Washington: A Stark Choice Concerning Iran Nuclear Deal

President Barack Obama says the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is “the strongest nonproliferation agreement ever negotiated,” permanently prohibiting Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon by verifiably blocking all Iran’s pathways to a bomb.
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Video View From Washington: Little Resistance to Human Trafficking in Iran

At the release of the Trafficking in Persons report, Secretary of State John Kerry said all governments need to strengthen and enforce laws that will turn “today’s traffickers into tomorrow’s prisoners.” Unfortunately little such effort is being made in Iran.