Kamala Harris shows her support for Iranian women by promising that the government will stand by them

Kamala Harris shows her support for Iranian women by promising that the government will stand by them

Vice President Kamala Harris had a meeting with Iranian actress Nazanin Boniadi where she expressed her support for all women who are leading the peaceful protests in Iran and emphasized the courage of the protesters, who have inspired her and the world. President Biden also referred to the courage of Iranian women while traveling through California.

Through a statement, Vice President Harris, who pointed out that “Iranian protesters have inspired her,” shared part of the meeting he had with a representative of Iran, where he stressed that the Government will remain together “with Iranian women and citizens.”

During the meeting, both Harris and actress Nazanin Boniadi analyzed how the US can ensure these important women’s voices are heard which includes facilitating internet access and holding “Iranian leaders accountable for their brutality and abuses.”


Nazanin Boniadi was born in Tehran, Iran 42 years ago, but moved to London as a child. with their parents. She studied Biological Sciences at the University of California, then she had the opportunity to start her career as an actress, she has participated in the series; Homeland, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power o How I Met Your Mother.

Meanwhile in Iran they will live a new day under tension, after authorities blocked access to popular apps like Instagram and WhatsApp, the activists launched a call to gather and carry out mass protests under the slogan “The beginning of the end!” of the regime.

The women plan to march in places where the security forces are not present this weekend and will carry as a rallying cry: “Death to the dictator”, in reference to the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

President Joe Biden also showed his support for the women of Iran where he commented to be “impressed” with the wave of protests in the country after the death of the young Mahsa Amini after being arrested for not complying with the dress code.

“What has awakened is something that I don’t think will be able to shut up for a long, long time.” said the president when he read a banner that said “Free Iran” (Iran Freedom), during his visit to Irvine in Los Angeles.

Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, received a group of Iranian activists at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry to express their solidarity with their claims for the protests since the death on September 16, Mahsa Amini, after being arrested three days earlier by the morality police for wearing the veil wrong.

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