Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to the President Urging Invocation of Global Magnitsky Law in Support of the Nicaraguan People

The following press release was issued by Florida Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on December 1, regarding The Global Magnitsky Law. Cosigners include: Senators Marco Rubio, Robert Menendez, Ted Cruz, Bill Nelson, and Reps. Ed Royce, Eliot Engel, Paul Cook, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Washington, DC) – U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Albio Sires (D-NJ) were … Continue reading Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to the President Urging Invocation of Global Magnitsky Law in Support of the Nicaraguan People

UPDATE 19- Zakka Family Appreciates Efforts By Sen. Cruz And Sen. Leahy, Others

Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Internet Freedom Advocate & Hostage Nizar Zakka The Senate today approved S.Res. 245, a bipartisan resolution calling on the Government of Iran to release unjustly detained United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes. On behalf of Mr. Nizar Zakka and his family, Mr. Zakka's … Continue reading UPDATE 19- Zakka Family Appreciates Efforts By Sen. Cruz And Sen. Leahy, Others

UPDATE 18- Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Nizar Zakka

Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Internet Freedom Advocate & Hostage Nizar Zakka On behalf of Mr. Nizar Zakka and his family, Mr. Zakka's lawyer in the United States, Mr. Jason Poblete, issued the following statement: Iran negotiated in bad faith, including using innocent civilians such as Mr. Zakka as political leverage during the … Continue reading UPDATE 18- Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Nizar Zakka

Menendez, Colleagues Pen Letter to Pres. Trump on Continued Efforts to Free Americans detained by Iran

The following press release was issued by New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez. The original posting can be read here.  Washington, D.C. – US Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by four of his Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald Trump regarding the Iranian Government’s … Continue reading Menendez, Colleagues Pen Letter to Pres. Trump on Continued Efforts to Free Americans detained by Iran