Civil Society

March 9, 2022

voices from Afghanistan crowdfunding project

Arseh Sevom has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the co-creation of podcasts and other content with people from Afghanistan who are both inside and outside […]
December 7, 2021

Support Crowdfunding Program Organized by Mindful Art X Afghanistan

Support art for Afghanistan. "Art is the shortest past from one person to another"
March 10, 2021

Imam Ali’s Popular Student Relief Society Ordered to Shut Down

Imam Ali’s Popular Student Relief Society (IAPSRS) ordered to shut down by authorities.
December 7, 2020

Iran: Bill Would Criminalize More than 800,000 Afghan Nationals

In a move that will make the lives of over 800,000 undocumented Afghan nationals living in Iran even more difficult, Iran’s parliament has introduced a bill […]
September 1, 2020

Grrrrr…Tunnel Bear is Offering Free VPN Services to Folks in Iran

Amazing effort from Tunnel Bear to provide internet access to people in Iran using their VPN.
August 13, 2020

Arseh Sevom Introduces Project Bani Adam

Nothing is more central to Iranian culture than our poetry and the way we tell our stories to each other. We weave stories into carpets, recite poems at dinner, and tell fortunes from Hafez. We blog, write, and whisper to each other. Our music is rich and layered, marrying 700 year old poetry to modern music. Our history is one of many voices, styles, and ideas in conversation with each other over the centuries.
August 4, 2020

Human rights organizations call for the release of Abbas Lisani

Once again, Iran shows that it will brook no dissent with the unfair sentencing of rights activist Abbas Lisani.
June 16, 2020

Renew the Mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

The intentional use of lethal force by Iran's security forces led to the killing of hundreds of protesters and bystanders, including children, who posed no imminent threat.
December 19, 2019

24 Human Rights Groups Call for a UN Special Session to Address Repression in Iran

Arseh Sevom joins 23 other organizations to call for a special session of the UN to address repression and state violence in Iran