Reporters Without Borders    |    Aug 26, 2019 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed by a new wave of arrests and interrogations of women journalists since the start of August in Iran. The Islamic Republic is now the world’s biggest jailer of women journalists, with a total

Radio Farda    |    June 13, 2019 Amnesty International reports that more than one million people in 200 countries have signed a petition condemning the severe prison term handed out to Iranian rights defender Nasrin Sotoudeh and demanding her release. Iran has jailed the defender of women who

Amnesty International    |   July 1, 2019 Iran: mass secret killings of political dissidents in 1988 Between late July and September 1988, the Iranian authorities forcibly disappeared and extrajudicially executed thousands of prisoners for their political opinions and dumped their bodies in unmarked individual and mass graves. Minimum

Issues & Insights    |    Moe Alafchi    |    6/21/2019 Thousands of Iranian expatriates are expected to gather in Washington, D.C., on Friday, June 21, to demonstrate in support of a firm U.S. policy toward the dictatorship, which echoes what thousands of their fellow Iranians conveyed in Brussels last weekend.