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UN calls on Iran to stop 'surge' of juvenile executions

The UN human rights office has said Iran is the worst in the world when it comes to sentencing minors to death — a crime under international law. Three minors were ...

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People break social and cultural taboos to attend Asma Jahangir's funeral

February 15, 2018-- As one of Pakistan's prominent human rights activists, she stood up against Islamic extremism, and was respected for her criticism of the ...

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Consultative Counsel of Human Rights member speaks out against 1988 massacre in Iran

Merinews- 15 Feb 2018- On February 1, a Civil Society hearing was held in Geneva, with the purpose of drawing attention to not only the massacre in 1988 of 30,000 ...

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Rebellious and resilient, Iran’s women are the force for change

Women are indeed the Force for Change. This was vividly seen in Iran throughout the past year and of course, most conspicuously during the uprising in December and ...

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NCRI: Iran spying on MILLIONS worldwide using ‘military-made apps on iTunes and Google'

By Henry Holloway CYBER WARFARE: Iranian opposition group have alleged Tehran is using military-made apps to spy Daily Star-15th February 2018- Tehran’s elite ...

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Time to act on ‘suicides’ of Iran’s political prisoners

DR. MAJID RAFIZADEH Arab News, 15 February 2018 - The number of “suicides” in Iran’s prisons is rising, based on the latest reports. This should ...

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Lawmakers and political personalities from 11 European countries support Iran uprising

Auver sur Oise, Sipa France, France 09/02/2018 - Lawmakers and political personalities from 11 European countries support Iran uprising at a conference on February 9, ...

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World loses a 'human rights giant,' says UN chief on death of rights expert Asma Jahangir

11 February 2018 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed his sorrow at the demise of prominent human rights defender and ...

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Iran says Canadian-Iranian committed suicide in jail; more arrests expected

ANKARA (Reuters) February 11, 2018 - Iran’s judiciary said on Sunday an Iranian-Canadian activist had committed suicide in detention because of the weight of ...

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Maryam Rajavi: People of Iran will not be satisfied by anything less than the overthrow of the ruling theocracy

On the eve of the 39th anniversary of the overthrow of the Shah’s regime in Iran, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi attended a gathering of Iranians on February 10, 2018. The ...

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Maryam Rajavi Condoles the Tragic Loss of Asma Jahangir

The Iranian Resistance offers its deepest condolences on the regretful loss of the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Iran. Mrs. Maryam Rajavi ...

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Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 11, 2018 - Renowned lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore on Sunday due to a cardiac arrest. Jahangir, 66, was a human ...

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Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown

The Hindu, Feb. 11, 2018 - Iranian state media and officials did not immediately report Seyed-Emami’s death on Sunday, as the country held nationwide rallies marking ...

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Iran nuclear deal: What is it?

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn The State Department announces the U.S. will continue to waive sanctions on Iran included in the nuclear deal but will issue new sanctions on ...

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International community reacts strongly to arrests and crimes against Iranian protesters

Riyadh 'Riyadh Daily' Feb. 9, 2018 - Dozens of international human rights organizations from countries across the globe, including North American, Europe, the Middle ...

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A veiled truth in Iran and the US

In Iran, women protest a law imposing the hijab while in the west many Muslim women oppose the stigma against headscarves. The common demand is to recognize an ...

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Iran: 21-year old man arrested at 16 at risk of execution: Abolfazl Naderi

Amnesty International, Feb. 8, 2018 - A 21-year old Iranian man Abolfazl Naderi is at risk of execution in Arak’s prison, Markazi province. Abolfazl Naderi was 16 ...

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Mullah Khatami; in fear of the continuation of the uprising

Feb. 9, 2018 - Following the ongoing protests by the public and the youth on February 1 on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the rule of religious fascism in Iran, ...

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards: Terror Within And Abroad

MAJID SADEGHPOUR Political director of the Organization of Iranian American Communities The Daily Caller, February 8, 2018 - “Cold blooded murders”, a ...

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Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee on hunger strike, facing violence from prison guards

FLD, 7 FEBRUARY 2018 - Front Line Defenders (FLD) is deeply concerned at the renewed crackdown on human rights defenders (HRDs) in Iran and in particular at recent ...

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Iran executed three child offenders in January, human rights group says

Critics say 2013 changes to the penal code designed to protect minors in Iranian criminal justice system have not stopped the country's 'continuing violation of ...

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Iran: Three activists on hunger strike after violent prison transfer

7 February 2018 - The Iranian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release human rights activists Atena Daemi, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee and her husband ...

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IRAN EXECUTED THREE CHILD OFFENDERS IN JANUARY

The demonstration and exhibition is organized to coincide with the official visit to France by the Iranian President. Rights groups claimed Iran executed at least 25 ...

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Iran: Three Child Offenders Executed in Iran

Beirut, Human Rights Watch, February 7, 2018 – Iran executed at least three child offenders across the country in January 2018, Human Rights Watch said. Iran should ...

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Human rights violations a tool to spread fear in Iran

By Reza Shafiee Al Arabiya, 7 February 2018 - Despite widespread international criticism of the Iranian regime’s treatment of its citizens who participated in ...

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The director of Iran's Prisons Organization admits: More than 5,000 people arrested during the uprising

Iran Uprising - No. 69 The anti-human clerical regime launched a show visit to Evin prison on January 30, by a number of the regime’s members of Parliament, to cover ...

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Number of torture deaths following Iran protests rises to 11

Al Arabiya.net, 5 February 2018 - Another Iranian protestor, Khalid Kayseri, who served 20 days in detention in Kermanshah prison died after being tortured by the ...

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Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2018

February 4, 2018 - Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the physical condition of Soheil Arabi, an imprisoned photographer who was awarded the RSF Press Freedom ...

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29 Iranian Women Arrested Over Hijab Protests

TEHRAN (AFP) Feb. 4, 2018 — Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the ...

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Protests and Arrests in Iran

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 2, 2018 The United States supports the Iranian people who are protesting against women ...

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