Whether you are for or against the sanctions on Iran, if of Iranian heritage, you need to be for saving our Persepolis tablets (See, e.g., THE IRANIAN: Achaemenid tablets, Matthew W. Stolper, PERSEPOLIS ELAMITE TABLETS – (The Circle of Ancient Iranian …) which are the subject of lawsuits brought by American-Israeli victims of terrorist bombings in Israel. These court cases are on-going in the US courts now. The legal efforts by the Iranian-American organizations have so far blocked looting of the only evidence we have of the daily activities/lives of the Achaemenid folks ca. 2500 years ago. However, an amendment was introduced, by Senator Menendez (D-NJ) to the Iran sanctions that will make it easy for the courts to award the plaintiffs with our heritage.
Take action, now:
OK, you hate NIAC? Fine…. Even if you do not want to go thru NIAC, then write separately to your representaive/senator/the white house about this issue:
What is the alternative? Don’t do anything, and bid on a piece of the Persian artifacts on ebay!