Nasrin Sotoudeh: “At a time where oppression reigns in Iran, it makes no difference whether I’m in prison, or not”

By The Free Iranian Staff In its November 7th issues, the French Publication, L’Obs – formerly Le Nouvel Observateur –

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Tehran jumps to free Russian journalist when Moscow snaps its finger

By The Free Iranian   On Thursday, the Russian embassy in Tehran announced that Yulia Yuzik, the Russian journalist, arrested

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Harassment and imprisonment: Life as a persecuted Christian in Iran

By Emily Judd Source: Al Arabiya Dabrina Tamraz grew up as the daughter of a pastor living under the Iranian

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Iranian-born Australian journalist, Rita Panahi: Iran’s regime ‘rotten to the core’

Source: SkyNews   Sky News host Rita Panahi has warned that Iran is “no place for a tourist” after the

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Inside Iran’s Evin prison former detainees say ‘every day is a day of suffering’

By Tracey Shelton and Julia Holman Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Former inmates have described being subjected to mock executions, beatings and psychological

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Iran: Shocking death of football fan who set herself on fire exposes impact of contempt for women’s rights

Source: Amnesty International Responding to reports that a young woman who set herself on fire after being summoned to court

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Female Football Fan In Iran Dies In Hospital From Burns

Source: RadioFarda   A young woman who had set herself on fire to protest her possible indictment for trying to

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Dock And Cover: Hiding A Supertanker — Like Iran’s Adrian Darya — Is Easier Than You Think

By Andy Heil Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (RFE/RL)   The supertanker formerly known as Grace 1 is steaming eastward in the Mediterranean

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Iran using dual national detainees as economic bargaining chips – Analysis

Arrests like that of Briton Kameel Ahmady are also being used to leverage the release of Iranians accused of violating

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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 to

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