UN Rapporteur Says Number of Executions in Iran Remains One of the Highest in the World

Human Rights Suffered More Setbacks In Iran Source: RadioFarda   The U.N. Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran says

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UN expert: Executions in Iran among the world’s highest

Source: AlArabiya   The UN expert on human rights in Iran says last year saw increasing restrictions on the right

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‘Iran tortured me into confessing to be an Israeli spy’

By Jiar Gol Source: BBCNews A once-successful Iranian businessman says he is lucky to be alive after being tortured by

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Soheil Arabi, an Iranian jailed blogger must be released immediately

By Hamed Sadra Source: Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) #FreeSoheil Soheil is a jailed rights activist and a

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Iran sentences 7 “thieves” to hand and finger amputation and flogging

By Adena Nima Source: Iran News Wire   Iran sentenced seven people charged with robbery to hand amputation, finger amputation,

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Iranian metalheads avoid prison, commence rocking Norway

  By Justin Rohrlich Source: Quartz   A judge in Tehran last month handed down harsh sentences to the two

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Iran: Prisoner of conscience flogged 100 times for ‘drinking alcohol and insulting Islam’

Source: Amnesty International   The flogging of Kurdish singer and prisoner of conscience Peyman Mirzazadeh 100 times demonstrates the shocking

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Tehran Moves Swedish-Iranian Scientist Sentenced To Death To Solitary Confinement

Source: RadioFarda A Swedish-Iranian medical doctor and researcher who has been in jail in Iran since 2916 on charges of

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Amnesty International Condemns Whitewash Of 1988 Mass Executions In Iran

Source: RadioFarda Recent statements by Mostafa Pourmohammadi, advisor to Iran’s head of the judiciary, defending the mass extrajudicial executions of

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Treasury Designates Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for Acting for the Supreme Leader of Iran

Source: U.S. Department of The Treasury WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took

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