Amnesty International | September 2, 2020
Widespread torture including beatings, floggings, electric shocks, stress positions, mock executions, waterboarding, sexual violence, forced administration of chemical substances, and deprivation of medical care
Hundreds subjected to grossly unfair trials on baseless national security charges
Death sentences issued
Amnesty International | 10 July 2020
Following the Iranian judicial authorities’ confirmation that on 8 July, a man in the city of Mashhad was executed following repeated convictions for drinking alcohol, Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director of Middle East and North Africa, said:
Amnesty International | April 9, 2020
Around 36 prisoners in Iran are feared to have been killed by security forces after the use of lethal force to control protests over COVID-19 safety fears, Amnesty International has learned.
In recent days, thousands of prisoners in at least eight
UN NEWS | HUMAN RIGHTS | December 20, 2019
Sixteen independent UN human rights experts called on Friday for the release of arbitrarily detained protesters in Iran who have allegedly been abused while in custody.
We are “deeply disturbed that the reported use of excessive force by