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Sue the Islamic Republic through U.S. courts

Postby Liberator » Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:43 am

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Victims of human rights abuses in Iran can sue in U.S. courts

Bahar Mirhosseini
February 8, 2006

Based on the Alien Torts Claims Act (ATCA), it may be possible for Iranian plaintiffs to file suit and seek monetary damages for human rights violations (such as torture) experienced in Iran. The Alien Torts Claims Act allows “non Americans to sue for human rights abuses in U.S. Courts.â€
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