- Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:31
AFP: UN human rights monitor urged Tehran to halt the planned execution of an Iranian woman for the alleged murder of a former intelligence official, saying her trial had been deeply flawed. Shaheed is tasked by the UN with monitoring Iran, and has regularly locked horns with the Islamic republic over its human rights record.
- Saturday, 12 April 2014 08:13
New York Times: Amir Hekmati, a former Marine incarcerated in August 2011 and sentenced to death on espionage charges that were overturned, was secretly retried by a revolutionary court in December, convicted of “practical collaboration with the American government” and given a 10-year prison term.
- Friday, 11 April 2014 19:53
Fox News: At a time when the West would like to think its negotiating partner is adopting a new, softer tone, Iran’s executions have only increased over the past year, according to a report by the Human Rights and Democracy Report.
- Friday, 11 April 2014 19:49
UN News Centre: A group of independent United Nations human rights experts today voiced alarm at the denial of medical care to two political prisoners in Iran who are at risk of dying in detention due to worsening health conditions, and urged the authorities to provide them with treatment.
- Sunday, 06 April 2014 22:09
AP: An Iranian news agency is reporting that the country's foreign ministry has summoned the Greek ambassador in protest of a human rights resolution by European Parliament. Greece is now heading the European Union.