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Iranian labour rights activists

Amnesty International Condemns Harsh Sentences Against Activists, Journalists

Amnesty International issued a statement on Monday, September 9, condemning the recent “cruel” and “unjust” prison and lashing sentences for Iranian civil...
women’s rights activists

UN Experts Condemn Heavy Sentences Against Women’s Rights Activists

Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation...
Javaid Rehman

UN Expert Javaid Rehman Blasts Iran for High Executions

The U.N. expert on human rights in Iran Javaid Rehman says last year saw increasing restrictions on the right to freedom of...
Arash Sadeghi

Rights Group Urges World to Protest Treatment of Iranian Political Prisoner

Amnesty International is urging people all over the world to protest the torture of a critically ill cancer patient and political prisoner...
UN Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Experts Concerned Over Iran’s Denial of Healthcare to...

UN human rights experts expressed serious concern that Iran continues to deny appropriate healthcare to detainees, despite repeated calls.
Iran’s code of criminal procedure

Amnesty: Proposed Iranian Law Restricting Access to Lawyer Would Be Crushing...

A contemptible amendment to the Iran’s code of criminal procedure could effectively strip detainees who are facing punishments such as the death...
Ahwazi Arab prisoners

Ahwazi Arab prisoners at risk of execution, Amnesty warns

Amnesty International has warned against the imminent execution of two members of Iran's Ahwazi Arab minority convicted of "enmity against God".
Iran executing child offenders

Iran: Executions of child offenders must stop, say UN experts

UN human rights experts called on Iran to immediately halt the practice of executing child offenders, citing serious concerns for up to...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

UN Rights Chief condemns execution of two juveniles in Iran

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet voiced outrage Friday at the execution of two juveniles in Iran, describing this atrocity...
Iran protest detainees

UN expert slams Iran’s serious abuses of human rights in report...

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Iran singled out Iran’s crackdown on dissent and practice of sentencing children to death in a...

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Pedram Pazireh

Appeals Court Upholds Lengthy Sentence Against Student Activist for Participating Protests

A Tehran appeals court upheld a 7-year prison sentence and 74 lashed against student activist Pedram Pazireh for joining 2017 December's widespread...