June 13, 2018 The arrest of Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, is an outrageous attack on a brave and prolific human rights defender, Amnesty International said today. Nasrin Sotoudeh was arrested at her home in Tehran this morning and transferred to the prosecutor’s office

By Radio Liberty    |    April 12, 2018 In a report released on April 12, London-based international human rights watchdog Amnesty International said “more than half (51%) of all recorded executions in 2017 were carried out in Iran.” Iran ranks second in the world after China in terms

30 April 2018 Bulldozing, road construction, mass rubbish dumping and new burial plots used to compromise and destroy mass graves Iranian authorities deliberately eradicating vital forensic evidence that could hamper the rights to truth, justice and reparations At least 4,000-5,000 people secretly buried in mass

VOA NEWS ON IRAN     |     Michael Lipin     |    April 24, 2018 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's weeklong visit to New York to defend Iran's nuclear and regional policies has drawn protests from an Iranian American group. Several dozen supporters of the Organization of Iranian American Communities