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Iranian Authorities File New Charges Against Political Prisoner Soheil Arabi

Iranian authorities once again filed a new accusation against political prisoner Soheil Arabi. Following a period of ignoring this political prisoner's fate, on December...

A Turning Point in Three-Decade Struggle for Justice for 1988 Massacre

In a joint letter, a group of United Nations human rights experts called Iranian authorities to launch an investigation about the perpetrators and individuals who...

Urmia Central Prison Conditions Unbearable

The prisoners held in Urmia Central Prison are facing “unbearable” physical and psychological pressures and it is getting worse every day, according to an...

Iran’s Mass Arrests of Activists and Their Families

Iranian authorities have continued to arrest political activists and relatives of the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) members as tensions grow across the country around the...

Two Political Prisoners Denied Medical Care Despite Covid-19 Symptoms

At least two Iranian political prisoners in Evin Prison have been denied medical care, even though they are displaying symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), including fever,...

Ayatollahs’ Pardoning of Political Prisoners Is a Ruse

Iran’s Judiciary spokesperson Gholam-Hossein Ismaili claimed on Tuesday, November 10, to have pardoned 157 “security convicts”, which is the ayatollahs’ codename for political prisoners,...

UNGA Condemns Iran for Human Rights Abuses

The United Nations General Assembly condemned the Iranian government on Monday for its ongoing and systematic human rights abuses.  During the 75th session of UNGA’s Third...

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...

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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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Amnesty – Annual Report of Human Rights Abuses in Iran

Amnesty International released its annual report on Wednesday, April...

Hardliners still split as Iran election campaign ends

Reuters: Campaigning in Iran's presidential election ended on ...