Human Rights in Islamic Republic of Iran

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Iran: Release opposition leaders under house arrest three ...
14 February 2014

Opposition leaders Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife, university professor and political activist, Zahra Rahnavard have been held ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/009/2014

Iran: End human rights violations against Iran's Ahwazi Arab ...
16 January 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 16 January 2014. AI Index: MDE 13/005/2014. Iran: End human rights ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/005/2014

Iran: Iranian student held for peaceful activism: Maryam Shafi' ...
13 January 2014

Banned student activist Maryam Shafi' Pour has been detained for over five months on charges apparently related to her peaceful political activism.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/003/2014

Iran: jailed blogger's health worsening
10 January 2014

The health of jailed Iranian blogger Mohammad Reza Pourshajari, a prisoner of conscience, is worsening. He is in urgent need of specialized medical ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/002/2014

Wire, January/February 2014. Vol. 44, issue 001
7 January 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights 3) My body my rights 4) Morocco: Remembering Amina 5) El ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2014

Iran: Further Information: Iranian hunger strikers' health failing
7 January 2014

Hunger striking Sunni men from Iran's Kurdish minority are in grave danger as their health deteriorates after 64 days on hunger strike. They have been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/001/2014

Iran: Joint open letter to Iranian president Rouhani
20 December 2013

In this open letter, human rights and civil society organizations express their concern at the continuing and systematic state persecution of individuals ...

Open Letter       MDE 13/058/2013

Iran: Charter of Citizens' Rights must enshrine human rights ...
19 December 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 19 December 2013. Index: MDE 13/057/2013. Iran: Charter of Citizens ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/057/2013

Iran: Jailed journalist brothers sentenced
13 December 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran's Kurdish minority, were sentenced on 10 November to prison terms of respectively ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/056/2013

Iran: Further information: Death row Kurds on hunger strike
12 December 2013

Six Sunni men from Iran's Kurdish minority have been on hunger strike since 4 November 2013, in protest at their death sentences and the conditions ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/055/2013