Tag:Iran Human Rights Violations

Wave of Arrests Makes Overcrowding Worse at Qezal Hesar Prison

A massive wave of arrests in October has further increased the dangerously large number of prisoners in Qezel Hesar Prison in Karaj, Iran, with 2,000 detainees transferred there in just four weeks,...

Iran Protesters Given Major Sentences 

Iran’s Behbahan Court, in Khuzestan province, has sentenced 36 protesters including two women, arrested during November 2019 protests a total of 109 years in...

Reconstruction of Auschwitz in Greater Tehran Prison

The reconstruction of Auschwitz in the Greater Tehran Prison is not a mere phrase. It is a bitter reality that is happening. The Auschwitz camp...

Iran Bill to Protect Children Fails Miserably

Following the beheading of Romina Ashrafi, 14, by her own father and a spate of honour killings earlier this year, which sparked righteous indignation...

Iran Releases Narges Mohammadi, Dozens of Political Prisoners Are Still Behind Bars

On October 8, Iranian authorities finally succumbed to international pleas and released human rights defender Narges Mohammadi. Since 2015, Mohammadi was unjustly detained for...

Iranian Rights Groups Reveal the Names of November Victims

Nearly a year after the nationwide November uprising, Iran Human Rights Monitor has managed to confirm the identities of 20 protesters killed as they...

Iran: Human Rights Situation in September 2020

As with every month, Iran Human Rights Monitor has created a detailed report on Iran’s human rights abuses and we will summarise it. The...

Iran: Covid-19 Patients Are Deprived of Treatment in Prison

By Pooya Stone There are 45 Sunni prisoners infected with coronavirus in Rajaei Shahr Prison, Karaj, but they are being denied appropriate medical care, including...

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Iran: 60% Of Population Is Poor

The livelihood baskets of the Iranian people are shrinking dramatically. This, in turn, has introduced new concerns to protect...

The implications of EU’s terrorist designation of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

The European Parliament called on January 18 for the European Union to list Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a...

Iran’s Regime Is Hiding Human Rights Violations In Its Prisons

With more than four months into Iran’s latest round of nationwide uprisings, the brutality of the Iranian regime’s security...

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Iran vows not to back down on uranium enrichment

Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 05 – Iran’s hard-line...

US Action on Iran in the Past Week

By Pooya Stone The US Department of State has...