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

Iranian activist disappears after criticizing internet bill AP     |     Feb. 26, 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian activist went

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

Reporters Without Border     |    Jan. 15, 2022 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is asking the UN to set up an independent international commission of enquiry into

AP     |     By JON GAMBRELL     |     August 23, 2021 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The guard in a control room at Iran’s notorious Evin

Amnesty International     |     July 23, 2021 Iran’s security forces have deployed unlawful force, including by firing live ammunition and birdshot, to crush mostly peaceful protests

VOA     |     By Lisa Schlein     |     June 23, 2021 A new report by the U.N. secretary-general on the human rights situation in Iran condemns the

Reuters     |     By Parisa Hafezi     |     1/8/2021 DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday banned the government from importing COVID-19 vaccines from the United States