WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), co-chairs of the Senate Human Rights Caucus, issued the following joint statement on the continued protests in Iran:

“The Iranian people are bravely and peacefully taking to the streets to voice their rejection of a regime that has oppressed them and denied their basic human rights. The bipartisan Senate Human Rights Caucus stands in solidarity with the demands of the Iranian protestors and urges the Administration and Congress to continue supporting human rights in Iran.”