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Organization of Iranian American Communities
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AbbreviationOIAC
Formation2012
TypeNonprofit organization
Legal statusActive
PurposeUmbrella non-profit organization represents many of Iranian-Americans in the United States
HeadquartersWashington, D.C., United States
Region served
Iranian Americans
Political Director
Dr. Majid Sadeghpour
Websitewww.oiac.org

The Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) is a bi-partisan nonprofit organization that represents some of Iranian Americans in the United States.[1] The organization is known for advocating democratic, secular, non-nuclear republic Iran and upholding the rich heritage of the Iranian culture.[2][not in citation given]

History[edit | edit source]

The OIAC was founded in 2012 with its present headquarters located in Washington, D.C., United States but it has been working as Iranian American Communities-US since 1997.[3][unreliable source] Dr. Majid Sadeghpour is currently the Political Director of the organization.[4][self-published source][5]

So far, the OIAC represents the network of Iranian-American organizations in 40 U.S. States.[2][not in citation given]

Mission and acivities[edit | edit source]

The Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) promotes human rights and democratic freedom for the Iranian people.[6][not in citation given] The organization advocates for a democratic secular government in Iran, founded on respect for human rights, religious tolerance, and equality among all Iranian citizens.[7][8][9][10][11][excessive citations] It also organizes Iranian-American communities in the United States with the aim of promoting democratic values,[12][13][self-published source][14][self-published source] as well as a gathering at the United Nations.[15]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Former White House official: Maryam Rajavi testifying before US Congress is a step towards correct policy on Iran". cafebabel.co.uk. 28 April 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wendy Fry and, Monica Garske. "Filner Says He'll Pay for Paris Trip". nbcsandiego.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. "Organization Of Iranian American Communities Oiac Inc in W Sacramento, California (CA)". nonprofitfacts.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  4. "Iranian regime's "moderates" and the nuke deal". iacnorcal.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  5. "Iran is at the heart of radical Islam". thehill.com. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  6. Mark, Langfan (27 September 2015). "Iranian-American Scholars: Rouhani on Political Execution Spree". israelnationalnews.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  7. "Statement by Organization of Iranian American Communities-US (OIAC-US):101 Iranian-American Scholars and Professionals Press Obama on Iran Human Rights". ssuchronicle.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  8. "Don't Let Iran's Clerics off the Hook" (Press release). Organization of Iranian American Communities. January 16, 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  9. "OIAC Welcomes Denial of Visa of Iran's Alleged Terrorist Diplomat by the White House" (Press release). Organization of Iranian American Communities. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  10. "OIAC Welcomes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Iran's Human Rights Abuses" (Press release). Organization of Iranian American Communities. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  11. "Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) Condemns Iran's Brutal Attack on Political Prisoners". highbeam.com. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  12. "Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC)". eventbrite.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  13. "Iranians rally in NY on Sept. 28 to denounce Rouhani's visit to UN". iranfreedom.org. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  14. "Firm policy needed to curb Iran regime's nuclear program". ncr-iran.org. 5 July 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  15. Protesters Rally Against Iranian President at United Nations by REBECCA GIBIAN, Associated Press; 20 September 2017

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