02102016Wed

By: Simin Nouri, President of Iranian Women’s Association in France

Published in Le Huffington Post, 15 January 2016

The news has just come in at the beginning of the year: nineteen executions in Iran in the space of four days, three of which were public hangings with horrifying images published in the country’s official newspapers.

Iran Focus

London, 20 Dec - A group of 35 Members of Parliament and Senators from Spain have signed a statement expressing their “deep concern” over “the terrible situation of human rights in Iran,” it was reported over the weekend.

London, 22 Nov - On 22 November, a court in Iran has sentenced Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term, the state news agency IRNA said on Sunday, quoting a judiciary spokesman.

"Serving a jail term is in Jason Rezaian's sentence but I cannot give details", IRNA quoted the spokesman, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, as telling journalists during a weekly news conference in Tehran.

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