Roja Bandari

Graduate Student in Engineering, UCLA

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Graduate student in Engineering at UCLA and a woman’s rights activist with the One Million Signatures campaign; Iranian born and reared, she came to the US in 2000

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All during this week of massive protests in Iran, there has been support from expatriates and other sympathizers here in the US.  Americans of Iranian heritage are concentrated in…

Persian-Americans React to Rising Tensions in Iran

All during this week of massive protests in Iran, there has been support from expatriates and other sympathizers here in the US.  Americans of Iranian heritage are concentrated in…

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Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

Iranian Ex-Pats React to the Turmoil in Iran

Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

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