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Political Prisoners Attacked in Iran’s Qarchak Prison

By Jubin Katiraie Two female political prisoners in Qarchak Prison were attacked on Monday by hired goons brandishing boiling water. Forough Taghipour and Parastoo Mo’ini, who...

Tehran Efforts to Defend Navid Afkari’s Execution in a Ridiculous Manner

By Jubin Katiraie Many facts about the execution of Iranian wrestling champion Navid Afkari indicate the authorities' decision to execute him was due to the...

Iran Destroys Mass Graves of Political Prisoners to Hide Evidence

By Jubin Katiraie The Iranian government has recently destroyed a mass grave in Ahvaz, where many victims of the 1988 massacre were buried, and plan...

Iran Issues More Execution Sentences

By Jubin Katiraie On September 10, following the inhuman death sentences against peaceful protesters detained in August 2018 and November 2019, Branch 38 of the...

Tehran is Defiant in the Face of Pressure over Wrestler’s Death Sentence

By Pooya Stone On Thursday, Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, expressed “extreme concern” over the case of Navid Afkari. Iran’s Supreme Court upheld...

The Unforgivable 1988 Massacre in Iran

By Jubin Katiraie Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa in July 1988 ordering the execution of imprisoned opponents, including those who had...

Iran: Human Rights Situation for August 2020

By Jubin Katiraie The human rights situation in Iran continues to concern international human rights organizations. During the month of August, there has been additional...

New Report by Javaid Rehman: Iran’s IRGC, Basij, and Police Opened Deadly Fire on Protesters

By Pooya Stone A new report by Javaid Rahman, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, reveals other dimensions...

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Iranian Infected with Hep A after Drinking Water Mixed with Sewage

Many Iranians in Khuzestan province have contracted Hepatitis A after drinking water contaminated with sewage due to recent floods...

Why Iran Does Not Purchase Covid-19 Vaccines

In Iran, media outlets controlled by the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei try to justify the government’s refusal to purchase...

The Ayatollahs Devastate Iran’s Car Manufacturing Industry

Upon releasing their latest model, called ‘Tara’, in late December, Iran’s largest car manufacturing company, Iran Khodro (IKCO), came...

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U.N. publishes report on Iran arms trade with Syria

Reuters: A U.N. Security Council committee has published a...

Iran sets up new base near disputed islands

AP: Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards inaugurated a new naval...