Children with disabilities face discrimination and significant barriers in getting an education in Iran, HRW and the Center for Human Rights in Iran said.
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Civil society activist Mariam and her NGO Tavaana aren’t planning for the “day of” the revolution, just as other opponents of the Iranian regime seem to be.
American bipartisan democratic unity is essential if the U.S. is to counter the rise of three autocratic Eurasian superpowers — China, Russia and Iran
An article attempts to address the question of what underlies the fear driven crackdown by Iranian authorities as they ramp up repression of dissent.
Iran’s judiciary is dramatically increasing the costs of peaceful dissent in Iran,Since July 31, revolutionary courts have sentenced at least 13 activists.
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.