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Rallying in Support of Protesters in Iran 

Rallying in Support of Protesters in Iran 

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern, New York January 8, 2018 at 6:12 pm

A small group of protesters gathered at Union Square on Jan. 7 to show solidarity with protesters in Iran.

Hadi Nasiri (Photo via The Brooklyn Ink)

A ‘Safe Haven’ for an Artist from Iran

Asian, Brooklyn, Culture October 20, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Hadi Nasiri, the first artist in the New York City Safe Haven Prototype – an artist residency program for artists facing persecution – speaks to The Brooklyn Ink.

Alireza Eatemadpour, 34, an American-Iranian business lawyer, dropping his vote in a ballot box in Manhattan polling site. (Photo by Sharif Hassan for Voices of NY)

Iranians in NYC Vote to Stop Hardline Candidate Back Home

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern May 22, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Iranians in the NYC area turned out in force to re-elect president Hassan Rouhani and stop cleric Ebrahim Raisi from taking over.

Composer Gity Razaz (Photo by Rahima Nasa for Voices of NY)

Musical Notes Inspired by the East

Musical influences from Iran, Egypt, India and Turkey can be detected in the works by young first- and second-generation composers to be performed by the American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall on April 1.

The new Zoroastrian temple in Pomona, NY (Photo courtesy of the Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York)

Zoroastrian Community to Open New Temple

The 1,500 or so Zoroastrians in the tri-state area will soon worship and gather for community events at a new temple will that will open on March 26 in Pomona, New York.

Franco “the Great” Gaskin’s piece promotes education equality for all people, according to the Not A Crime campaign’s website. (Photo by  Kylee Tsuru via The Uptowner)

Education is #NotACrime Murals in Harlem

Asian, Education, Manhattan September 20, 2016 at 3:34 pm

In time for the UN General Assembly, murals in Harlem make up part of Not A Crime, a global campaign that strives for education equality for the Bahá’ís, a religious minority in Iran, reports The Uptowner.