About Elahe Sharifpour

Elahe Sharifpour-Hicks has been defending human rights for more than two decades. She was the Iran researcher for the Human Rights Watch from 1994 to 2001, and is currently the manager of Human Rights and Planning at New York. On the tenth anniversary of the Human Rights Activists (HRAI), Ms. Sharifpour-Hicks tells Peace Line monthly: “The most positive feature of ... Read More »


Mahmoud Khazein, Omid Noori, Alireza Shahvaroghi Farahani, and Kiya Sadeghi are wanted for allegedly conspiring to kidnap, to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, to commit bank and wire fraud, and to commit money laundering.  The charges relate to the actions by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to target Iranian dissidents.  The regime views these dissidents ... Read More »

Queen Jehan Sadat died

Diba, and Jehan Sadat have a friendship that started in 1970 when President Anwar Sadat stepped up to power in Egypt and established a higher level of relations with the Shah of Iran, including a number of memorandums and political and economic agreements unmatched in bilateral relations. Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, found refuge in Cairo after the Iranian ... Read More »

Nakhlestan Cafe

While many coffee shop customers associate your café with leisurely afternoons spent reading and sipping their favorite drinks, it’s a different story on the other side of the counter. By learning how to make your coffee shop more efficient, you can increase your profits while allowing your employees to focus more of their attention on customer satisfaction. You can’t fix ... Read More »

Sadegh Ziba Kalam with his daughter

Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award Laureate 2018 Sadegh Zibakalam (Tehran University, Professor of Political Science) and Leila Zibakalam (daughter of Sadegh Zibakalam, the Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award Laureate 2018). Sadegh Zibakalam is a professor of political science at the University of Tehran, and one of the most prominent public intellectuals and political analysts in the country. With ... Read More »

Prosecutor Professor Payam Akhavan

The federal government has named a legal expert as senior adviser to Global Affairs Canada on the shooting down of a passenger jet in Iran that killed 176 people. The government says in a release that Payam Akhavan, Senior Fellow at Massey College and distinguished visiting professor at the University of Toronto, will provide advice on all matters pertaining to ... Read More »

Three German guests

Philip was born in 1921, youngest child of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and Princess Alice of Battenberg, the great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. In 1922, the monarchy was toppled in Greece. Philip, his parents, and his four older sisters — Margarita, Theodora, Cecilie, and Sophie — fled for Paris. Philip was only 18 months old. Read More »

Queen of Malaysia

Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom binti Abdullah (née Anita) is the current Sultanah of Pahang and the wife of Sultan Ahmad Shah, widowed on 28 June 1988. Born on 12 September 1951, she is of Persian/Pakistani descent and was born in Taftan India & PersiaSultanah Kalsom married Sultan Ahmad Shah on 14 March 1991. Read More »

Reactions to Jill Biden’s dress

First Lady Jill Biden was spotted stepping off a plane at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Thursday wearing fishnet-style tights that have since sparked a fashion debate. While some critics dubbed 69-year-old Biden’s look “trashy,” others called it a moment of style inspiration for all ages. “I don’t know where Jill Biden found those patterned tights but I ... Read More »

Vladimir Putin takes a holiday in Siberia

The President together with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enjoyed walking in the taiga forest and riding an all-terrain vehicle.Also, Sergei Shoigu showed the President his workshop. Recently Biden’s remarks in the ABC interview that aired Wednesday has triggered a furious reaction from Russia’s government, which unleashed a barrage of criticism and took the extraordinary step of recalling its ambassador back ... Read More »