Congress and Political Prisoners: Condemning Iran, Helping Egypt

by Ali Gharib On Tuesday morning, family members of three Americans held prisoner by the Iranian authorities and relatives of another, Robert Levinson, who disappeared there years ago, testified before Congress. These are the people who most miss Saeed Abedini,… Continue Reading  

Bahrain Repression Continues Amid Sham Trials

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The lengthy prison sentences handed down to 50 Shia activists last week and the refusal of Bahraini courts to hear their allegations of torture once again confirm the regime’s continued repression of the opposition.… Continue Reading