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Iran Focus

London, 3 Feb - The Supreme Court of Iran has once again ruled for an inappropriate punishment that is more suited to medieval rather than present times.

It has ruled that a woman has to be blinded in one eye after she attacked another person with acid, leaving her without sight.

Iran Focus

London, 29 Jan - Arash Sadeghi is an Iranian prisoner who is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence in the notorious Evin prison in Tehran. His crime was to participate in peaceful human rights activities.

On Sunday, his wife was arrested and taken back to prison after furlough to continue to serve her six-year sentence. Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was originally arrested for “insulting Islamic sanctities” among other charges.

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London, 16 Jan - There are deep concerns for the fate of ‘missing’ political prisoner, Ali Moezzi.

There has been call on all international human rights organisations, especially the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein and Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangir, to help save Moezzi’s life.

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London, 13 Jan - Essential human rights, and particularly the right to free speech, were under attack in Iran in 2016, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday in its World Report 2017.

Unelected bodies, including Iran’s Guardian Council and the judiciary, undermined a number of government officials and members of parliament’s minimal efforts to defend citizens’ rights, and they regularly overstepped their legal mandates in committing these violations, the group said.

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London, 12 Jan - Golrokh Ebrahimi hit the headlines after being temporarily released from prison in Iran at the beginning of January. She was imprisoned because during a raid at her home officers found a short story she had written. Although the story was fictional and unpublished, it was deemed as having dissident sentiments.

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