Tag:Iran Political Prisoners

Ayatollahs’ Pardoning of Political Prisoners Is a Ruse

Iran’s Judiciary spokesperson Gholam-Hossein Ismaili claimed on Tuesday, November 10, to have pardoned 157 “security convicts”, which is the ayatollahs’ codename for political prisoners,...

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...

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 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...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Moved Repeatedly, Catches Coronavirus

By Jubin Katiraie A Kurdish political prisoner was moved from the Central Prison of Kerman, southern Iran, to the notorious Dieselabad Prison in Kermanshah, western...

Harsh Treatment of Iranian Political Prisoners

By Pooya Stone An Iranian prisoner of conscience began a hunger strike yesterday in protest to being moved to a psychiatric hospital and injected with...

Iran Protester Father Dies from Suicide Over Son’s Imminent Execution

By Jubin Katiraie The father of a jailed Iranian political prisoner on death row has died from suicide, according to state-run News Agency ROKNA. Mohammad Moradi,...

Iranian Protester Dies in Custody

By Jubin Katiraie An Iranian protester, who was beaten into a coma by security forces, has died in custody. Nader Mokhtari, 35, died on Saturday in Kahrizak...

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Tehran Plays ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop’ with the West

Iranian authorities are masters at the “good cop, bad cop” strategy, a method of alternating threats and friendly gestures...

Iran Commits to Provocation Ahead of Start Date for New U.S. President

On Wednesday, January 13, South Korea’s Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jung-Kun met with a number of Iranian officials in...

Tehran Continues Abusing Prisoners

Regarding the horrible situation of human rights in Iran in 2020, the Iran Human Rights Monitor Iran-HRM.com provided a...

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Iran judicial branch chief fires back at president

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Gulf sabers rattle as Iran sanctions bite

Reuters: Iran and the United States might be talking...