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Iran: further information: ex-political prisoner detained, risks ...
9 October 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran's Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/057/2014

Iran: Further information: Jailed British-Iranian woman on ...
8 October 2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has been on hunger strike since 1 October in protest at her prolonged detention and her lack of access to ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/056/2014

Iran: Human rights activist detained: Saeed Shirzad
3 October 2014

Human rights activist Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He has been accused of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/055/2014

Iran: Jailed scientist denied urgent medical care: Omid ...
30 September 2014

Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran's Evin Prison, is in urgent need of medical care, which the authorities have refused ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/052/2014

Iran: further information: Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution ...
30 September 2014

The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman scheduled to be put to death on 30 September in Rajai Shahr Prison, has been postponed for ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/053/2014

Iran must halt imminent execution of 26-year-old woman ...
29 September 2014

Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged tomorrow ...

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Amnesty International | Iran: Halt imminent execution of 26 ...
29 September 2014

Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged tomorrow ...

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Iran: Hunger striking dervishes critically ill
25 September 2014

Nine jailed members of Iran's Gonabadi dervish religious minority began a hunger strike on 31 August, in protest at the authorities' harassment and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/051/2014

Iran: Joint Open letter to President
24 September 2014

In this letter human rights and civil society groups that seek the protection and promotion of human rights in Iran urge the government of the Islamic Republic ...

Open Letter       MDE 13/050/2014

Iran: Kurdish juvenile offender facing execution: Saman ...
18 September 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/049/2014