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[Comparisons of the immigration detention centers to the Nazis camps weren’t fair.] Well, it's a real exaggeration, of course. In Nazi Germany, they were keeping the Jews from leaving the country.—US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
I find the Iranian law of compulsory Headscarf to be in direct violation of my basic Human Rights including my right to freedom of expression, and right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion—Soumya Swaminathan, Indian Chess Champ
I hope that, at the appropriate time, after the sanctions kick in — and they are brutal what we've put on Iran — I hope that they're going to come back and negotiate a real deal because I'd love to be able to do that but right now it's too soon to do that.—President Trump
World-Cup in Russia has one major flaw: Iranian players can’t easily seek asylum.—Me
There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad-faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door.—Peter Navarro, Trump's Advisor
never treated so well—Bourdain on Iran
We should ask the “progressive,” anti-Israeli, BDS crowd if it matters that people in Israel can celebrate gay pride while Iranian LGBT are hung from cranes, pressed into sex change operations & at the very least, systematically shamed. #IranRegimeChange—Miriam Memarsadeghi, co-founder/co-director Tavaana
If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. Walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food. It’s a plus for everybody. —Anthony Bourdain
It is not fitting for any prophet to have prisoners until he has made a great slaughter in the land.—Ghor'an (Quran) 8:67
One of the problems is Russia is so good at spreading violence—Boris Johnson
When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt.—Leviticus 19:33-34
Today marks the passing of Khomeini 1979 revol leader. We know of evils of the Stalins of the world but not of Khomeini's. Communism was easier to fight. Iran's tyrants hide behind Islam & cultural relativism & still buy themselves sympathy ...—Roya Hakakian
I categorically state: Iranians are among the most gifted and successful people in the world. Of course, there’s one catch—when they leave Iran. You see, in Silicon Valley, entrepreneurs of Iranian heritage are among the founders and CEOs of Uber, Ebay, Dropbox and many other outstanding companies.—Prime Minister of Israel , Benjamin Netanyahu
Instead of hyperventilating about Mr Trump, Europeans might want to reflect on what got them into this mess. —Wolfgang Münchau of the FT
Millions in Iran seek regime change + secular democracy. In this pursuit, the Iranian democratic opposition does not need any foreign gov’s permission. Through civil disobedience, labor strikes & nationwide protests, we will end this regime on our own terms. #IranRegimeChange—Prince Reza Pahalvi
Iran is a 3rd world under-developed country run by thugs who have delusions of grandeur. Every single one of the countries under Iran's "protection" now, hate Iran. The idea that US sanctions are primarily intended to hurt the Iranian people, rather than admitting that the coming pain will be at the hands of the Bazaris and Speah, is the height of ignorance, and shows the same old delusional tendencies of refusing to admit that WE are the problem.—Who is Bruce?
The Europeans must submit a resolution against the US at the UN Security Council to protest [Trump's withdrawal from JCPOA]—Seyed Ali Khamenei
The reality is that the punitive measures to come could hurt Iranian officials more than previous ones, but the real victims again will be average Iranians. And let’s be honest, that’s the whole point.—Jason Rezaian
Utterly confused by people who admit that the IRI is a repressive theocracy that commits atrocities, while condemning Iranians who are calling for an end to said theocracy.—Nazanin Boniadi, Hollywood Actress
The United States should not implore its allies to share the Middle East with Iran, as former President Barack Obama did, but partner with them in defeating the clerical imperialists.—Mariam Memarsadeghi

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