Twitter Policies Harm Iranian Users

Twitter Policies Harm Iranian Users

As I shared last week in an op-ed in WIRED, the practices of Silicon Valley tech companies are putting the safety of Iranian activists at risk. I’m emailing you today to ask you to support our petition and ask Twitter to protect Iranian protesters. Twitter denies...
List of Tech Services that are Inaccessible in Iran

List of Tech Services that are Inaccessible in Iran

Despite years of advocacy by Iranian NGOs outside the country, as well as licenses from the US Office of Foreign Assets Control that exempt certain services and transactions from the sanction policies, tech companies continue to deny services to Iranians that could be...
You Can Help Iranian People Today

You Can Help Iranian People Today

As you know, we have had six consecutive days of unrest in Iran. More than 20 people have been killed and hundreds have been detained since protests erupted in cities across the country. The demonstrations were sparked by economic grievances in the city of Mashhad,...
STATEMENT: Iran-Focused Tech NGO on #IranProtests

STATEMENT: Iran-Focused Tech NGO on #IranProtests

STATEMENT: Iran-Focused Tech NGO on #IranProtests United for Iran Condemns Violence Against Protesters, Says Right to Protest One’s Own Government is a Fundamental Human Right According to local reports, more than 20 people have been killed, and more than 1000 people...
World Domination Summit

World Domination Summit

I can’t define activism for you. It could be speaking out against a regime or being beaten at a protest against white supremacy. Activism could be emailing, calling, texting and talking to family about an upcoming election. Activism could be finding jobs or services...
Michka now available on iPhone

Michka now available on iPhone

Few people know how to handle child sexual abuse. And in Iran, support for victims and their families can be very difficult to find. Michka is an e-book and game designed to help parents teach children how to identify and report sexual abuse.  Helping victims and...
What’s new at United for Iran

What’s new at United for Iran

We have done a lot in the second quarter of 2017 and we can’t help but feel proud. We want to thank you for being our partners and share some of our work with you. Combating Child Sexual Abuse: Introducing Michka Sahar Shams experienced sexual abuse as a child. At the...
A Positive Way to Talk About a Tough Subject

A Positive Way to Talk About a Tough Subject

Dear Staff, Sahar Shams approached us with an idea for the IranCubator app project that was both unexpected and powerful. At first, we weren’t sure what to do. Shams wanted to create Michka, an e-book and game to help children understand and talk about sexual abuse....
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