Iran’s judiciary is dramatically increasing the costs of peaceful dissent in Iran,Since July 31, revolutionary courts have sentenced at least 13 activists.
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The prevailing takeaway from this year’s G7 summit was that it resulted in little progress on many of problems while potraying Trump as Putin’s puppet.
Gender equality in Iran continues to suffer for religious reasons. HRW called for the release of women detained on grounds of an Iran women stadium ban.
The Iranian judiciary should release three women labor activists and a journalist who are still in jail two months after they were detained.
If you are trying to avoid a confrontation, the smart move would be to give your neighbors room. Use peaceful speech, be understanding, forget past issues and possibly stop spying on them. If we choose to not do these things, we are cornering them.
GCHR is concerned for the health of imprisoned women human rights defenders in Iran including several who are ill or who have been on hunger strike.
A lawyer for a detained Iranian activist says he has died in a notorious prison in what one rights group described as a brutal killing by fellow inmates.
Pictures released from Iranian cabinet ministers’ meetings with the nation’s supreme leader, Khamenei often show little-known men in the back rows.
A day before rearrest, Iranian authorities used state television to broadcast a report in which the two confessed to having ties to foreign activists.
Iranian lawyer jailed for 30 years after setting up a channel Telegram, highlighting human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic.