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UN General Assembly Condemns Human Rights Violations in Iran

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution censuring the grave and systematic violation of human rights in...

Iran: Civil Rights and Cultural Activists Arrested, Further Detentions Expected

According to human rights activists, Iranian authorities have begun a new wave of arrests in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran. In their latest oppressive operation,...

Iran on the International Human Rights Day

In 1948, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) named December 10, as the Human Rights Day. Also, 72 years ago, today,...

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: Human Rights Situation in November 2020

At the beginning of every new month, Iran Human Rights Monitor produces a report into the dire situation of human rights in Iran and...

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...

Amnesty Condemns Bloody Crackdown on Iran’s November Protests

Amnesty International reports that Iranian security forces killed at least 304 people, including children, during the five days of protest in November 2019, using...

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EU Must Adopt Punitive Measures Against Tehran in Assadollah Assadi’s Case

On February 4, a criminal court in Antwerp, Belgium, is supposed to issue its final sentence about Iran’s third...

Ninety Percent of Iranians Are in ‘Total Poverty’

The Iranian paper Arman Daily reported Thursday that over 90 percent of Iran’s working people are now in “total...

Iranian Media: Officials Only Bring Poverty and Inflation to the People

On January 25, Iranian media outlets once again revealed the government’s weakness in fulfilling its strategic plans. For instance,...

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Iran Faces Blackouts and Air Pollution

In recent weeks, Iranian citizens have faced unprecedented power...

Rouhani Claims Iran COVID Daily Deaths Are Less Than 100

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that deaths from...

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