Human Rights

Iran’s ‘year of shame’: More than 7,000 arrested in chilling crackdown on dissent during 2018

The Iranian authorities carried out a shameless campaign of repression during 2018, crushing protests and arresting thousands in a wide-scale crackdown on dissent, said Amnesty International, a year after a wave of protests against poverty, […]

Human Rights

Iran Sentences Men Who Supported Women’s Protests Against Compulsory Hijab to Six Years Prison

January 22, 2019 – Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami have both been sentenced to six years imprisonment in Iran and banned from leaving the country or engaging in online activities for two years for peacefully protesting the country’s compulsory […]

Human Rights

UK Foreign Secretary: Iran’s Treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe “Breach of Human Rights”

Jeremy Hunt Summons Ambassador to Tehran Following Revelations Iran Pressured Dual National to Spy UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt summoned Iran’s ambassador to Tehran on January 14, 2018, the day Iranian British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and fellow […]