A day before rearrest, Iranian authorities used state television to broadcast a report in which the two confessed to having ties to foreign activists.
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Iranian lawyer jailed for 30 years after setting up a channel Telegram, highlighting human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic.
An Iranian journalist who wrote about government corruption has been arrested for the second time in six months on the same day.
Istanbul’s deposed mayor Ekrem says no one believed the “lies” used to overturn his recent election and called on voters to “correct this great shame” .
The hope of organizers of an Istanbul exhibition is to keep up the pressure to find those who vanished and ultimately to hold accountable those responsible.
Thousands found in Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar shadowy security agencies that sought to eliminate dissent at all costs.
An international writers association says three Iranian authors apparently sentenced to long prison terms this week in Iran remain free.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned hundreds of prisoners and a prominent journalist who had criticized the country’s establishment.
In a statement issued on Thursday, the Iran’s Writers Association (IWA), a civil society union, has protested the sentencing of three Iranian writers.
Prominent rights group raised their voice against law discriminating Lebanese women married to foreigners and denying their children citizenship.