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Habib Azarsina

Habib AzarsinaHabib Azarsina
was born and raised in city of Urmia in West Azerbaijan province in Iran. Habib came to the United States as a college student in 1976 and has been living here since then. He learned how to write in his native language of Azerbaijani here in the United States.  As a student activist he has fought for the rights of all ethnic groups in Iran. He has been a US citizen for more than 20 years. Habib worked as a journalist and editor for Voice of America for more than 10 years. He has been an active member of Azerbaijani diaspora. He is very proud of organizing the first rally in front of the former Soviet embassy in Washington DC to protest Black January occupation of Baku by the Red Army.  Habib considers himself a human rights activist and has tried to raise awareness about situation of non-Persian ethnic groups in Iran by organizing rallies in Washington DC. He has written articles in Gozaar online magazine about situation of ethnic Azerbaijanis in Iran.
Mr.Habib Azarsina is co-founder of IIran Roundtable and on 4/10/2013 was elected to the office of the Secretary of Iran Roundtable