Iran’s slums

A quarter of Iran’s population live in slums

Deputy of the municipality organization has said that one fifth of the country's population are now living in slums, the state-run ISNA...
Iranian Baha’is

Iran Gives Long Prison Terms to 9 Baha’is

Nine Baha’is, members of a religious minority that has experienced decades of discrimination in Iran received lengthy prison sentences for their faith.
Labor Activist Neda Naji

Labor Activist Neda Naji beaten in notorious prison

An Iranian Labor activist arrested during a Labor Day protest on May 1, 2019 was beaten twice in one day by prison...
Iran execution

Iran executes prisoners in Kashan, Karaj and Birjand

Iranian authorities executed a prisoner in Kashan Prison on Wednesday, July 3, according to judicial authorities. Rouhollah Dehqani,...
Hamidreza Rahmati

Teachers’ rights activist sentenced to 74 lashes and prison for sit...

A member of the Teachers' Trade Association of the central province of Isfahan has been sentenced to three years behind bars, 74...
Iran pressures on women under the pretest of improper veiling

Iran Ramps Up Pressure On Women, vows to continue crackdown

The Iranian regime has ramped up its measures to suppress Iranian women under the pretext of improper veiling. Most recently 2,000 anti-vice...
Iran political prisoners

No Political Prisoners In Iran, Claims Judiciary Spokesman

A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says there are no political prisoners in Iran. Gholamhossein Esmaili made the claim at...
Mohammad Habibi

Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist denied urgent medical treatment

Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist, Mohammad Habibi, is in poor health and is being denied the urgent specialized medical treatment he needs.
Benyamin Albughobeish

Ahvazi Arab detainee suspiciously dies in custody

A 28-year-old detainee from the Ahvazi Arab minority, has died under suspicious circumstances in a detention centre in Ahvaz, in south western...
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian mother On Hunger Strike Demanding Unconditional Release

British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe detained in Iran is about to begin her third week of hunger strike. Her husband,...

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Mass arrests in southwest Iran in wake of protests over HIV...

Security forces in southwest Iran have made widespread arrests following large protests over the HIV infection of more than 300 villagers by a local...