Amnesty International | 6 November 2019
The international community must publicly condemn the deterioration in Iran’s human rights record during the country’s upcoming review session at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 8 November, Amnesty International said today.
The organization urges states taking part in
THE HILL | BY VERNON BREWER | 11/3/2019
Every year, on the first Sunday of November, churches across America dedicate a time during their services to pray for their Christian brothers and sisters who live in countries where they cannot practice their faith freely. This year,
New York, October 22, 2019 – Association of Iranian Americans in New York strongly condemns irresponsible and grossly inaccurate reporting by NBC News in an article published about the Iranian resistance on October 17, 2019. Apart from flawed reporting, the article purports to expose activities
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.
Amnesty International | June 3, 2019
Responding to the news that Iranian human rights lawyer Amirsalar Davoudi has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and 111 lashes for his human rights work, including publicizing violations through a channel he set up on the Telegram mobile