THE United States has decided to place more sanctions on Iran, accusing it of rampant human rights violations. It cites repression of the Iranian opposition, with specific charges being levied against government officials.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, “Citizens have been arbitrarily beaten, tortured, raped, blackmailed and killed.”
Jamilah Rasheed of New Haven is coordinator of the Connecticut Islamic Speakers Bureau. Readers may write in care of the New Haven Register, 40 Sargent Drive, New Haven 06511.