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UNGA Condemns Iran for Human Rights Abuses

The United Nations General Assembly condemned the Iranian government on Monday for its ongoing and systematic human rights abuses.  During the 75th session of UNGA’s Third...

Wave of Arrests Makes Overcrowding Worse at Qezal Hesar Prison

A massive wave of arrests in October has further increased the dangerously large number of prisoners in Qezel Hesar Prison in Karaj, Iran, with 2,000 detainees transferred there in just four weeks,...

Iran Protesters Given Major Sentences 

Iran’s Behbahan Court, in Khuzestan province, has sentenced 36 protesters including two women, arrested during November 2019 protests a total of 109 years in...

Iran: Sick Old Woman Forced to Sleep Outside in Cold by Tabriz Prison Authorities

Prison authorities in Tabriz forced a 60-year old woman in need of medical care for herpes zoster to sleep out in the yard as...

Reconstruction of Auschwitz in Greater Tehran Prison

The reconstruction of Auschwitz in the Greater Tehran Prison is not a mere phrase. It is a bitter reality that is happening. The Auschwitz camp...

Iranian Children Dying from Poverty Increases

Earlier this week, we heard about the case of an 11-year-old boy who died from suicide because he was unable to attend his school’s...

Iran Systematically Creating Drug Addicts Out of Protesters

The Iranian authorities are using an experienced drug-trafficking mafia to turn young imprisoned protesters into drug addicts, in a systematic plan to discredit protesters...

UNHCHR: Release Iran’s Political Prisoners

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has expressed grave concern over human rights defenders, lawyers and political prisoners detained in...

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Violence Against Women Still Going Strong in Iran

November 25 was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but for Iranian women that is...

Iranian Authorities Use Coronavirus as a Political Reason

In Iran, every political, social, and economic issue becomes a confusing mess. Due to the government's perspectives, all the...

Iran Diplomat on Trial for Terrorism

Friday, November 27, 2020, is a day that will go down in the history books as the first time...

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Iran: Four Protests in a Day

Iranian authorities’ mismanagement and failures placed workers in dire...

Iranian Officials Deceptively Play with Unemployment Statistics

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