Human Rights

After Years of International Condemnation, Iran Revises Penalty Policy

After Years of International Condemnation, Iran Revises Penalty Policy

After years of being pressured by the UN and other rights groups to reduce theRead More

The Minister is Wrong: Using Circumvention Tools to Access Censored Websites in Iran is Legal

The Minister is Wrong: Using Circumvention Tools to Access Censored Websites in Iran is Legal

ranian Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi was incorrect when he stated recently that usingRead More

Amnesty Decries Iran’s Planned Execution Of Man Arrested As Teenager

Amnesty Decries Iran’s Planned Execution Of Man Arrested As Teenager

A human rights watchdog has called for the immediate cancellation of the scheduled execution ofRead More

Tens of Thousands Unveil Cyrus-Inspired Freedom Sculpture in L.A.

Tens of Thousands Unveil Cyrus-Inspired Freedom Sculpture in L.A.

Some 75,000 celebrants gathered in the heart of Los Angeles on the 4th of JulyRead More

HRW Says Iranian Women Underrepresented In Workplace, Face Discrimination

HRW Says Iranian Women Underrepresented In Workplace, Face Discrimination

With more than one in three university-educated Iranian women unemployed, an international rights group saysRead More

Mehrangiz Kar

Mehrangiz Kar: My Husband Was Tortured and Forced to Confess by Presidential Candidate Ghalibaf’s Police

Presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf played a key role in major human rights violations asRead More

A female officer searches a women arrested for possession

Iran Tries to Abolish Death Penalty for trafficking as it Wrestles with Rising Drug Charges

Iranian parliament’s Judicial Commission spokesperson has announced that this commission has agreed with a proposalRead More

Iranian-American Sentenced To 18 Years For Espionage Released On Bail

Iranian-American Sentenced To 18 Years For Espionage Released On Bail

A dual Iranian-American citizen sentenced to 18 years in prison for insulting the Islamic republicRead More

Former Iranian Leader’s Daughter Jailed For ‘Spreading Propaganda’

Former Iranian Leader’s Daughter Jailed For ‘Spreading Propaganda’

Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Academic Arrested In Iran For ‘Insulting Sanctities’

Academic Arrested In Iran For ‘Insulting Sanctities’

A university professor has been arrested in Iran for allegedly insulting religious sanctities, an officialRead More