Statement on Lawsuit Against Hassan Daieoleslam
NIAC / David Elliott

The court ruling yesterday in NIAC’s lawsuit against Seyyed Hassan Daieoleslam
granted NIAC victory on its central demand
, while falling short on other

NIAC brought the lawsuit against Daieoleslam in 2008 in
response to his slander and defamation against the organization and its
co-founder, Trita Parsi. Our objective with the lawsuit was two-fold.
The order of the judge also puts Daieoleslam on notice. While he claimed not to
have known that what he was writing was false, he no longer can hide behind that
excuse going forward. He is on notice and will pay the consequences of further

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