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Amputation of Limbs in Iran

  Recurrence of cruel punishment such as Amputation of Limbs remains a cause for concern (UN report on Iran, March 2014)

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, IRGC

Practice What You Preach?

There’s been some good news from Iran (for a change): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pardoned or reduced the sentences of 920 prisoners last month in honor of the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. IRNA broke the news of the grand

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

special International Women’s Day feature- Saluting “Women Behind Bars”

International Women’s Day was marked with great fanfare on Saturday, March 8. Optimistic and inspirational speeches along with quotes were coupled with worrying reports statistics to showcase the need to end gender discrimination where it still exists. Human Rights Watch

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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