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Capitol Hill Seminar – An Examination of What is Occurring on the Streets of Iran Today

February 26, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Capitol Hill Seminar – An Examination of What is Occurring on the Streets of Iran Today and Whether it Signals a Crack in the Tyrannical Hold of the Regime


Ken Timmerman – political writer and conservative activist who was the 2012 Republican nominee for U.S. Representative for the newly redrawn Maryland’s 8th congressional district

Manda Zand-Ervin – Iranian writer, thinker and human rights activist born

Dr. Walid Phares – American scholar and conservative political pundit


About this Seminar: While much of the American public has been obsessed with the impeachment proceedings thousands of brave dissidents have been demonstrating throughout the streets of Iran, risking their lives in an attempt to overthrow the brutal chokehold of their Islamist regime. At least 1,500 demonstrators have been brutally murdered by the regime. Most of the population were born after the 1979 Revolution and resent the repressive atmosphere of their suffocating theocracy.

For many of the trouble spots in the region, and the world, the Iranian regime is the chief engineer in its struggle for regional and global hegemony. The sanctions against Iran seem to be working to weaken the economy as well as the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, and the recent assassination of Qassem Soleimani may be a tough blow for the regime to recover from.

Are we beginning to notice a crack in the regime? How long can such a regime of fear and repression sustain itself when the will of most of the people is not behind it? Are we doing all that we can to assist these courageous dissidents in their struggle for freedom? Here to answer these questions and more, are some of the nation’s leading experts.

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February 26, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


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