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Human Rights in Islamic Republic of Iran

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Iran: Prisoner of conscience faces death threats: Mohammad ...
22 August 2014

Prisoner of conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri, who has spent over three years in solitary confinement in Section 2A of Evin Prison in Iran's capital, Tehran ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/047/2014

Amnesty International assessment of the implementation by ...
1 August 2014

In this document, Amnesty International provides an overview of the state of implementation of key recommendations made in the previous reviews, in ...

Report       IOR 41/026/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 20th ...
1 August 2014

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Report       IOR 41/025/2014

Iran: Jailed for being a journalist
1 August 2014

Journalists and media workers in Iran are yet again targeted for repression. The fresh crackdown appears to be aimed at crushing hopes heralded by ...

Report       MDE 13/044/2014

Iran: Journalist held incommunicado: Saba Azarpeik
28 July 2014

Iranian journalist Saba Azarpeik has been detained in solitary confinement without access to her lawyer and family since 28 May. Her whereabouts are ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/043/2014

Iranian writer sentenced to death: Arzhang Davoodi
24 July 2014

Iranian prisoner of conscience Arzhang Davoodi, already in prison for nearly 11 years, has now been sentenced to death on a new charge of “enmity ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/042/2014

Amnesty International | Iran: Youth at risk of hanging amid ...
15 July 2014

The Iranian authorities must halt the execution of a young man who was still a child at the time of his alleged crime, and reverse a disturbing rise in the ...

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Iran: Juvenile offender at risk of execution in Iran: Rasoul ...
11 July 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Rasoul Holoumi is at risk of execution for allegedly causing fatal injuries to a boy in a fight. He was 17 years old at the time. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/040/2014

Iran: Human rights activist on hunger strike in Iran
4 July 2014

Human rights activist Latif Hasani, a member of Iran's Azerbaijani minority who is serving a nine-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/039/2014

Iran: No progress on human rights: Amnesty International ...
1 July 2014

In this submission, Amnesty International expresses concern at the high number of executions in Iran, carried out in violation of international standards ...

Report       MDE 13/034/2014