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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

Iran: Further information: Four men on death row go on hunger ...
20 June 2014

Four Sunni men from Iran's Kurdish minority have again been on hunger strike since 13 June in fear of their imminent execution. They have reportedly ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/038/2014

Iran: Juvenile offender nearing execution
19 June 2014

Juvenile offender Razieh Ebrahimi has been sentenced to death for the murder of her husband in 2010 when she was 17 years old. Her death sentence ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/037/2014

Iran: Kurdish woman losing sight in Iranian prison: Zeynab ...
16 June 2014

Zeynab Jalalian, a member of Iranian's Kurdish minority, currently serving a life sentence in Kermanshah Prison, western Iran, is at risk of losing her ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/033/2014

Iran: Four death row prisoners at imminent risk amid reports of ...
14 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 14 June 2014. AI Index: MDE 13/035/2014. Iran: Four death row prisoners ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/035/2014

Iran: Halt Execution of 33 Sunnis - Accounts of Cases Raise ...
13 June 2014

Amnesty International, with 17 other human rights organizations and one prominent human rights lawyer, jointly calls on the Iranian authorities to quash ...

Document       MDE 13/032/2014

Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi' Pour
10 June 2014

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi' Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/031/2014

Iran: Further information: Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani ...
3 June 2014

Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh), was executed on 1 June in Raja'i Shahr Prison, in Karaj ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/030/2014

Iran: Silenced, expelled, imprisoned: Repression of students ...
2 June 2014

The eight year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) sounded the death knell for academic freedom in Iran. Official policies aimed at “ ...

Report       MDE 13/015/2014