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UN Institutions Blast Iran’s Human Rights Situation

As the execution of Reyhaneh Jabberi and her mother’s moving eulogy continued to reverberate within Iran and outside it, the United Nations issued a scathing criticism of Tehran’s human rights policies. First came the latest report by UN special rapporteur

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Media Coverage

The Evin Brutality And Faded Promises Of Change

We recently reported on the riots in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, in which guards used extreme violence against prisoners in the political ward, including seven journalists. The incident was widely reported in Western media outlets, drawing attention to Iran’s problematic

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Posted in Fars News Agency, Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics

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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