HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN: REVIEW OF 2021/22 29 March 2022 Index: MDE 13/5366/2022 IRAN Islamic Republic of Iran Head of state: Ali Khamenei (Supreme Leader) Head of government: Ebrahim Raisi (President, replaced Hassan Rouhani in August) Thousands of people were interrogated, unfairly prosecuted and/or arbitrarily detained solely for peacefully exercising their

EU Reporter     |     MARCH 5, 2022 Personalities and politicians take part in international conference in solidarity with the Iranian women in the resistance, calling for a firm policy against the ayatollahs, express support for Ukrainian women. On 5 March, on the verge of the International Women's Day,

Iranian activist disappears after criticizing internet bill AP     |     Feb. 26, 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian activist went missing after criticizing a proposed bill by hard-liners to implement highly restrictive internet policies, his family said Saturday. Hossein Ronaghi, a blogger

Newsweek     |     LELA GILBERT      |     2/23/22 The Islamic Republic of Iran never seems to disappear from headlines, while its misdeeds persist—often out of sight and out of mind. A primary example is the regime's ceaseless abuse of religious minorities—Sunni Muslims, Zoroastrians, Baha'is, atheists and Christians, and even