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Amnesty International - by QH

Amnesty International
Amnesty International: Iran | News
Amnesty International 2014/15 Report
Amnesty International 2013 Report
Amnesty International 2012 Report
Amnesty International 2011 Report
Amnesty International 2010 Report
Amnesty International 2009 Report

FIDH: IranIranain-Americans demanding human rights for Iran - LA (June 28, 2009) by QH
FIDH: Iran Reports
Assessment of the Human Rights Situation in Iran (July 2004)

HRW: Iran
Iran: HRW Publications
Documents on Iran
"You Can Detain Anyone for Anything" (January 6, 2008)
Human Rights Watch 2003 Report: Iran
Human Rights Watch 2002 Report: Iran
Human Rights Watch 2001 Report: Iran
Iran: Religious and Ethnic MinoritiesFlogging was one of the most common instruments of punishment in Iran. Photo by Antoin Sevruguin - Qajar Era

European Union
EU's Relations with Iran
Iran and Human Rights (EU)
EU statements regarding Human Rights in Iran.
Iran - Human Rights - Council Conclusions (October 13, 2003)
Guideline for Human Rights dialogues with third countries (2001)

Iranian Demonstration & march in solidarity with people of Iran - LA (June 28, 2009)
- by QH

UN Reports
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Iran
Country Report 2014 (UNHCHR)
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran
Iran - UNHCHR Documents
Iran (Islamic Republic of) and UN Treaty Bodies
UN: Human Rights Today
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Persian)Solidarity with the people of Iran - UCLA (July 25, 2009) - by QH
Iran--Treaties: Ratifications and Revervations," (HRI)

UK Government Reports
COI report (January 16, 2013) - (UK Home Office)
Iran (UK Home Office)

US Government Reports

Religious Freedom
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2016Peaceful Iranian Demonstration - Westwood (September 24, 2009) - by QH
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2015
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2014
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2013
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2012
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2011
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2010 | July-December 2010
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2009
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2008 | Full Report (PDF)
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2007
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2006
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2005
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2004May 13, 2011 - by QH
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2003

Human Rights
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2009
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2008Human Rights Demonstrator - Westwood (October 25, 2010) - by QH
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2007
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2006
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2005
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2004
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2003
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2002
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2001
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2000
Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999
Voices in Iran Struggling to Be Heard (PDF) - Department of State (April 9, 2004)

Trafficking in Persons
Department of State, Trafficking in Persons 2016 Report
Department of State, Trafficking in Persons 2012 Report Supporter of the student movement in Iran - Westwood (October 25, 2010) - by QH

Canadian Government
Parliament of Canada
Human Rights Overview (Foreign Affairs Canada)

Australian Government
Iran country brief (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Australia-Iran Human Rights Dialogue

Other Reports
Institute for Human Rights: EU-Iran Human Rights Dialogue
Iranian-Danish Human Rights Dialogue
Derechos: Human Rights in Iran
The Children And Armed Conflict Unit: Iran
Frontline Defenders: Iran
Human Rights: Iran (
Human & Constitutional Rights: Iran (HCRC)International Women's Day Demonstrations, Santa Monica (March 7, 2006)- by QH
Minority Group Assessments for MENA (MAR Project - UMD)
OMTC: Iran Page
Civil liberties and political rights: Iran (Freedom House)
Religious Freedom and Human Rights in Iran (CRF)
Iran's Waning Human Rights (CFR)
Human Rights in Iran (IGFM)
Iran: International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX)
Iran: OpenDemocracy
Iran: Reporters sans frontières | Annual Report

Islamic Human Rights & Human Dignity Day

Islam & Human Rights
Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam
Universal Human Rights and "Human Rights in Islam"
Islamic human rights & Human Dignity Day
High Council for Human Rights (Judiciary)

Political Prisoners
Iran's prisoners of conscience (The Guardian)
Faces of Iran: Citizens Unjustly Imprisoned (

Poet & rights activist Simin Behbahani (April 10, 2008) - by QH

Human Rights Activists
Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh
Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani
Delaram Ali
Parvin Ardalan
Hossein Bagher Zadeh
Emad Baghi
Jila Baniyaghoob
Zeinab Bayzeydi
Simin Behbahani
Mohammad Ali Dadkhah
Shirin Ebadi (Rights attorney)
Maryam Elahi (Open Society Foundation)
Zahra Eshraghi
Faezeh Hashemi
Mishana Hosseinioun
Mehrangiz Kar (Rights attorney) | InterviewHuman Rights Lawyer Shirin Ebadi - April 12, 2006 - by QH
Elaheh Koulaei
Abdolkarim Lahiji
Shahla Lahiji
Azar Majedi
Mariam Memarsadeghi
Narges Mohammadi
Mohammad Mostafaei
Sanam Naraghi Anderlini
Shiva Nazar Ahari
Mohsen Rahami
Somayeh Rashidi
Shadi Sadr (Rights attorney)
Mohammad SeifzadehMehrangiz Kar Lecture (March 6, 2007) - by QH
Elahe Sharifpour-Hicks (Researcher HRW)
Mansoureh Shojaee
Abdolfattah Soltani
Nasrin Sotodeh (Rights attorney)
Sussan Tahmasebi
Azam Taleghani
Roya Toloui
Saba Vasefi
Nasser Zarafchan

RefugeesGozaar Semianr: Freedom of Expression in Iran - UCLA (June 13, 2007)- by QH
Iran: USCR Country Reports
UN High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR)-Report on refugees inside Iran.
Boroumand Foundation
Report on fact-finding mission to Iran - 2000 (Danish Immigration)

Iranian Organizations
Center for Human Rights in Iran
The Human Rights Defenders Centre (Iran)
Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People's Rights, CODIR (UK)
Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI)
Committee for Human Rights ReportersHuman Rights Demonstration - Westwood (July 16, 2006) - by QH
Human Rights Activists News Agency | Persian Site
Iran Human Rights Net
The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC)
Iran Human Rights Review
Iran Human Rights Voice
Iranian Society for Human Rights (California)
Iran Human Rights Voice (Zurich/ Switzerland)
Iran Briefing
The League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran
OMID Advocates for Human Rights
Organization for Defending Victims of ViolenceHope for a new Iran - Westwood (December 12, 2010) - by QH
Siamak Pourzand Foundation
The Society for Defending Prisoners Rights
Peace Worldwide
Society for Human Rights in Iran (SC)
United Nations Association of Iran (UNA-IRAN)
Political Organizations

International Federation of Iranian Refugees
Iranian Refugees Alliance Inc. (New York)

Sexual Minorities
Iran: Discrimination and Violence Against Sexual Minorities (HRW)

Cyrus the Greats' Cylinder: The First World Charter of the Human Rights in 539BCE (CAIS)
Cyrus Cylinder: How a Persian monarch inspired Jefferson (BBC)
Before Constitution, Magna Carta, the Cyrus Cylinder Was Model of Tolerance (ABC)
Translation of the text on the Cyrus Cylinder (British Museum)

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: question over delay in return of jailed British-Iranian - The Guardian (March 10, 2018)
Spurned by U.S. and Facing Danger Back Home, Iranian Christians Fear the Worst - NY Times (March 1, 2018)
UN calls on Iran to stop 'surge' of juvenile executions - DW (February 16, 2018)
Detained Iranian-Canadian dies in Iran prison, son says - CBC (February 10, 2018)
White House calls for immediate release of sick U.S. citizen in Iran - Politico (February 7, 2018)
Iran Imprisons Zoroastrian Iranian-American Art Dealer, Wife - RFE/RL (January 31, 2018)
Elderly and sick U.S. citizen released temporarily from prison in Iran - WP (January 28, 2018)
Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' - BBC (December 21, 2017)
For Westerners Imprisoned in Iran, New Signs of a Deal - NY Times (November 29, 2017)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe assessed by doctors over fitness to stay in Iranian jail - The Guardian (November 28, 2017)
Fears for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Boris Johnson remark - BBC (November 6, 2017)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: More charges for mum in Iran - BBC (October 9, 2017)
Most people detained on Manus Island back $70m compensation settlement - The Guardian (September 3, 2017)
Iran eases death penalty laws for drug traffickers - DW (August 14, 2017)
Hungary offers asylum for Christian convert facing jail - The Premiere (August 10, 2017)
Manus Island asylum seeker death: family want inquest in Australia - The Guardian (August 9, 2017)
Refugee advocates tried to help Hamed Shamshiripour found dead on Manus Island - SBS (August 6, 2017)
British husband appeals to Foreign Office to help free wife in Iranian jail - The Guardian (August 4, 2017)
MP says UK denying help to British-Iranian mother in Tehran jail - The Guardian (July 18, 2017)
Iran Should Grant Rights Groups Access to Prisons, not just Foreign Diplomats - HRW (July 12, 2017)
Iranian asylum seeker Mojgan Shamsalipoor faces deportation after visa denied - The Guardian (June 20, 2017)
The Trump administration is working to free American hostages in Iran - WP (June 20, 2017)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses final Iran jail appeal - BBC (April 24, 2017)
Robin Shahini, American held in Iran, released on bail, activists say - AP (April 3, 2017)
Jailed British-Iranian woman 'dreams of watching daughter play' - Press Association (April 2, 2017)
Nazanin Ratcliffe: a political prisoner? - DW (April 1, 2017)
Spotlight on 'inhumane' treatment by Australia catches high-level attention in Iran - SMH (March 27, 2017)
Iranian asylum seeker allowed to remain in Australia while her future is up in the air - SBS (March 20, 2017)
UK woman jailed in Iran: government 'should condemn sentence' - BBC (March 19, 2017)
With New Arrests, Iran’s Election Season Starts - HRW (March 18, 2017)
Almost 63,000 sign Shamsalipoor petition - 9News (March 17, 2017)
Iranian non-refugees on Manus can’t be deported – lawyer - Radio New Zealand (March 16, 2017)
Iranian-American, Wife Charged Over Parties In Tehran - RFE/RL (March 13, 2017)
Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can stay in Canada - CBC (February 23, 2017)
Iranian Montrealer facing deportation held at Laval detention centre - CBC (February 21, 2017)
Löfven brings up human rights on Iran visit - The Local (February 11, 2017)
Human rights groups condemn Fiji for 'illegal' deportation - Radio New Zealand (February 8, 2017)
Amnesty calls for pressure campaign to help Iranian scientist who could face death penalty - Science Magazine (February 7, 2017)
Fiji deports Iranian refugee who fled Papua New Guinea - BBC (February 3, 2017)
Escape from Manus Island: Iranian refugee seeks asylum in Fiji - SMH (January 28, 2017)
UK mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses Iran jail appeal - BBC (January 22, 2017)
Amnesty International Condemns Iran's 'Prolific' Use Of Corporal Punishment - RFE/RL (January 18, 2017)
Asylum seeker granted refugee status on fourth try - Radio New Zealand (January 17, 2017)
Manus Island refugee who had breakdown found 'hungry and homeless' - The Guardian (January 10, 2017)
Jailed Iranian activist ends hunger strike after wife freed - BBC (January 3, 2017)
British woman jailed in Iran released from solitary confinement - The Guardian (January 2, 2017)
Iranians march on jail to demand Arash Sadeghi's release - BBC Video (January 2, 2017)
Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe family 'treated like a bargaining chip' - BBC Video (January 2, 2017)
Eaten Fish: Iranian asylum seeker and cartoonist's refugee claim rejected - The Guardian (December 28, 2016)
Iran's 'Grave Sleepers' Prompt Calls For Action - RFE/RL (December 28, 2016)
British woman jailed in Iran must take her two-year-old daughter into prison with her or surrender custody - Telegraph (December 22, 2016)
Hamid Kehazaei inquest exposes failures of Australia's secretive immigration regime - The Guardian (December 9, 2016)
Hamid Kehazaei's last days – a timeline - The Guardian (December 9, 2016)
'Iranian smuggling ring': Nine people arrested - BBC (December 8, 2016)
Hamid Kehazaei inquest told 'life-threatening' infection warning didn't seem urgent - The Guardian (December 7, 2016)
Iranian-American, Wife Detained In Iran Since July - RFE/RL (December 2, 2016)
The day my friend Hamid Kehazaei died - The Guardian (November 27, 2016)
Starless Dreams review – brilliant but painful story of girls in Iran's detention system - The Guardian (November 24, 2016)
British-Iranian woman being held as 'bargaining chip' for unpaid UK-Iran arms deal, claims husband - The Independent (November 23, 2016)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe at “breaking point” - Channel 4 (November 21, 2016)
Brisbane asylum seeker Mojgan Shamsalipoor graduates Year 12 - Brisbane Times (November 17, 2016)
Rights Groups Assail Iran Over Videos of Condemned Prisoners - NY Times (November 16, 2016)
If you want to support refugee women on Nauru, let us speak - The Guardian (November 6, 2016)
'Jungle' migrant picked up kayaking towards UK - Sky News (November 1, 2016)
Trudeau meets with retired Canadian professor who was imprisoned in Iran - Toronto Star (November 1, 2016)
Iran Hardliners Target Dual Nationals - NPR (October 29, 2016)
Iran death penalty: Justice minister calls for fewer executions - BBC (October 29, 2016)
Get our loved ones released from jail in Iran, UK families demand - The Guardian (October 23, 2016)
Family fears Iran imprisonment is a death sentence for elderly American - WP (October 21, 2016)
Wife Of Iranian-Austrian Jailed In Iran Proclaims His Innocence - RFE/RL (October 20, 2016)
Iran Hard-Liners Release Video Showing Detained Iranian-American Businessman - RFE/RL (October 17, 2016)
Husband pleads for UK help with wife's Iran release - BBC (October 13, 2016)
Iran: Overturn Stadium Restrictions for Women - HRW (October 13, 2016)
Trudeau blames Tories for complicating Azer case by cutting ties to Iran - CBC (October 7, 2016)
Iranian-Canadians call on Liberals to press Iran on wartime executions - Toronto Star (October 6, 2016)
Manus Island staff told deportations will begin this month - The Guardian (October 6, 2016)
Iranian writer given long jail term for story about stoning - BBC (October 6, 2016)
Iranian interrogators 'threatened to send my dead body back to Canada': Homa Hoodfar - CBC (October 5, 2016)
Iran, Which Executed Nearly 1,000 Last Year, Considers Cutting Back - NY Times (October 4, 2016)
'It's wonderful to be home,' Homa Hoodfar says after landing in Montreal - CBC (September 29, 2016)
Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Is Given 16-Year Sentence - NY Times (September 28, 2016)
Friends prepare for return of Concordia Prof. Homa Hoodfar detained in Iran - CBC (September 28, 2016)
Canadians relieved, says Trudeau, after professor released from Iran - Toronto Star (September 26, 2016)
Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran - BBC (September 26, 2016)
Turnbull tells UN secure borders essential for managing global migration flow - The Guardian (September 22, 2016)
Friends, colleagues rally for release of Canadian-Iranian academic imprisoned in Iran - Toronto Star (September 21, 2016)
Iranian asylum seeker Mojgan Shamsalipoor freed after almost two years in detention - The Guardian (September 21, 2016)
Relatives of Western prisoners in Tehran try to lobby Iranian president at the U.N. - WP (September 20, 2016)
Plea for jailed British-Iranian woman during May's meeting with Iranian president - The Guardian (September 20, 2016)
Shahrokh Zamani’s death in an Iranian prison must be investigated - The Guardian (September 19, 2016)
The British government must act now to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - The Guardian (September 14, 2016)
UN says more countries blocking human rights observers - DW (September 13, 2016)
A Refugee's Tale: He Escaped Iran, Now He's Stuck On A Pacific Island - NPR (September 13, 2016)
UK-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'jailed on secret charges' - BBC (September 9, 2016)
UNICEF Statement on detention of Baquer Namazi - UNICEF press release (September 6, 2016)
Prominent Activist Freed In Iran - RFE/Rl (September 4, 2016)
Canadian prof Homa Hoodfar, jailed in Iran, falls ill in solitary confinement - CBC (August 30, 2016)
Iran Releases Physicist after 5 Years in Jail - Scientific American (August 29, 2016)
Refugee artist detained on Manus Island wins international cartooning award - The Guardian (August 26, 2016)
I've worked in most conflict zones. I've never seen such high rates of trauma as on Nauru - The Guardian (August 25, 2016)
Iran Warns, Detains 450 Social-Media Users, Citing 'Immoral' Posts - RFE/RL (August 24, 2016)
Make prisoners part of diplomatic deal with Iran: Editorial - The Star (August 17, 2016)
Australia confirms Manus Island immigration detention centre will close - The Guardian (August 17, 2016)
Charges against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran are 'absurd' - BBC (August 14, 2016)
The detention of Homa Hoodfar is unjust and unIslamic. Iran should release her - The Guardian (August 11, 2016)
Iranian journalist jailed for 'insulting the supreme leader' - The Guardian (August 11, 2016)
Shah's son issues appeal over Iranian activist held in Italy - Reuters (August 10, 2016)
May presses Iran over detained Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Reuters (August 9, 2016)
Iran executes 20 Sunni 'terrorists' in one day - DW (August 4, 2016)
British mother, Nazanin Ratcliffe, 'increasingly frail and desperate' in Iranian prison - Telegraph (July 27, 2016)
Peter Dutton urged to 'open his heart' to plight of Iranian asylum seeker - The Guardian (July 25, 2016)
Dutton won't intervene in refugee's case - AAP (July 25, 2016)
American detained in Iran is the latest in string of arrests of dual nationals - Reuters (July 24, 2016)
Montealers on hunger strike in support of political prisoners in Iran - CBC (July 23, 2016)
US citizen from San Diego reportedly detained in Iran - AP (July 21, 2016)
Lawyers associations call on Iran to detail case against Homa Hoodfar - CBC (July 21, 2016)
Detained Iranian-Canadian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli returns to Vancouver - The Province (July 17, 2016)
Indictment of Montreal professor tests Canada's diplomatic ties with Iran - CBC (July 13, 2016)
How many Canadians are jailed in Iran? The government won't say - CBC (July 13, 2016)
UK-Iranian charity worker facing trial in Iran - BBC (July 11, 2016)
Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University professor, indicted in Iran - CBC (July 11, 2016)
Husband of woman detained in Iran criticises Foreign Office - The Guardian (June 25, 2016)
Iran reveals why Briton is in prison for sedition - The Guardian (June 25, 2016)
Canadian professor Homa Hoodfar, imprisoned in Iran, still not allowed contact with family, lawyer - CBC (June 22, 2016)
Iran's judiciary accuses British-Iranian woman of bid to 'overthrow' government - DW (June 19, 2016)
Hopes for British-Iranian mother in jail in Iran - BBC (June 16, 2016)
Iran accuses British mother, Nazanin Ratcliffe, of leading 'hostile network' to 'overthrow' regime - Telegraph (June 15, 2016)
Concordia University prof jailed in Iran's Evin prison, family says - CBC (June 8, 2016)
Physicist imprisoned in Iran is granted medical furlough after surgery - Physics Today (May 25, 2016)
British mother, Nazanin Ratcliffe, held prisoner in Iran 'allowed to see daughter and parents' - Telegraph (May 12, 2016)
British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe detained for a month 'without charge' - BBC (May 9, 2016)
It's not enough to speak up for refugee women. We have to listen to them too - The Guardian (April 29, 2016)
Iranian refugee severely burnt after setting himself on fire on Nauru - The Guardian (April 26, 2016)
Mostafa Azizi's release sparks renewed hope for other Canadians imprisoned in Iran - CBC (April 10, 2016)
Iran and Pakistan fuel surge in executions to 25-year high - The Guardian (April 5, 2016)
UN declares Israel as having world’s worst human rights - Mirrorspectrum (April 5, 2016)
Government senators question diplomatic push in wake of Iran 'eye-for-an-eye' human rights abuse - SMH (March 30, 2016)
Human rights in Iran are still atrocious - The Economist (March 24, 2016)
Asylum seeker who suffered heart attack on Manus to be taken to Australia - The Guardian (March 22, 2016)
Let her stay: Queensland minister's tearful plea for asylum seeker - The Guardian (March 15, 2016)
Iran refuses to take back asylum seekers who have been forcibly returned - The Guardian (March 15, 2016)
Iran asylum seeker deal at 'early stage' - SBS (March 14, 2016)
Iran rejects suggestions thousands of failed asylum seekers could be returned - SMH (March 11, 2016)
Iranian asylum seekers could be sent home under deal with Tehran - The Guardian (March 8, 2016)
Refugees give up on Cambodia and return to Iran - BBC (March 7, 2016)
Iran ignores human rights campaign, bans women attending volleyball games - DW (February 19, 2016)
Iran: Arrest Shows Peril for Dual Nationals - HRW (February 15, 2016)
Iran Sending Thousands of Afghans to Fight in Syria - HRW (January 29, 2016)
Iran Still a Leading Executioner of Minors, Report Says - NY Times (January 25, 2016)
Iranian man faces deportation after Home Office rejects safety fears - The Guardian (January 1, 2016)
Iranian teen to stay in New Zealand - Radio New Zealand (December 31, 2015)
How Australia's immigration detention regime crushed Fazel Chegeni - The Guardian (December 20, 2015)
Asylum seeker Hamid Khazaei susceptible to infections - Brisbane Times (December 4, 2015)
Asylum seeker in Nauru arrested after nine-hour crane protest - Radio New Zealand (November 30, 2015)
Fazel Chegeni denied bridging visa after conviction for fight in detention - The Guardian (November 10, 2015)
Not much media for physicist Omid Kokabee, imprisoned in Iran - Physics Today (November 10, 2015)
Convicted fraudster given refugee status again - Radio New Zealand (November 4, 2015)
Women’s Rights in Iran - HRW (October 28, 2015)
U.N. Rights Investigator Highly Critical of Iran - NY Times (October 27, 2015)
UN says Iran more open to human rights dialogue despite alarming execution rates - The Guardian (October 26, 2015)
Asylum seeker takes claims to UN agency - AAP (September 18, 2015)
What happened to Iranian asylum seeker Nazanin? - Daily Life (September 9, 2015)
Executions in Iran could top 1,000 this year, says Amnesty International - The Guardian (July 23, 2015)
Washington Post petitions U.N. to help free journalist held in Iran - WP (July 22, 2015)
Hearing Without an Ending in Rezaian Spy Case in Iran - NY Times (July 14, 2015)
Mostafa Azizi sentenced to 8 years in Iranian prison - CBC (June 10, 2015)
Jason Rezaian: Trial of US journalist resumes in Iran - BBC (June 8, 2015)
Irann Judge Closes Reporter’s Trial, Ignoring Pleas for Transparency - NY Times (May 25, 2015)
Iran's persecuted converts - DW (May 20, 2015)
Iran hardliners cling to death penalty - BBC (May 11, 2015)
Iran Arrests Prominent Rights Activist - NY Times (May 5, 2015)
Iran reportedly accuses Post reporter of obtaining sensitive economic data - WP (April 13, 2015)
Julie Bishop to lobby to return failed asylum seekers to Iran - SMH (April 11, 2015)
Iran arrests Canadian resident for insulting supreme leader - The Guardian (March 30, 2015)
U.N. Monitor Says Iran Is Worsening on Rights, Despite Pledges - NY Times (March 16, 2015)
Omid Ali Avaz, Iranian refugee granted temporary safe haven, found dead - SMH (March 13, 2015)
Eye for an eye: Iran blinds acid attacker - The Guardian (March 5, 2015)
Family of reporter jailed in Iran stepping up efforts - USA Today (March 5, 2015)
Iran urged to halt execution of Kurd arrested as a minor - BBC (February 18, 2015)
Washington Post journalist held in Iran denied access to lawyer, says brother - The Guardian (February 18, 2015)
Please, respect my son's rights - CNN (February 13, 2015)
Iranian prison authorities allow Post reporter to get medical treatment - WP (February 12, 2015)
Former Marine Held in Iran Protests to Tehran Officials - NY Times (December 19, 2014)
Detention taking 'devastating toll' on Post reporter locked up in Iran - WP (December 10, 2014)
After Acid Attacks And Execution, Iran Defends Human Rights Record - NPR (November 2, 2014)
Human Rights in Iran Worsen, U.N. Investigator Says - NY Times (October 27, 2014)
Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari despite campaign - BBC (October 25, 2014)
Zahra Kazemi's son blocked by Supreme Court from suing Iran - CBC (October 10, 2014)
Iran 'delays' Reyhaneh Jabbari execution after campaign - BBC (September 30, 2014)
Iranian Human Rights Activists Support Nuclear Talks - Thinkprogress (July 16, 2014)
Iran: Halt Execution of 33 Sunnis - HRW (June 12, 2014)
Iran: Mounting Pressure on Baha'is - HRW (May 20, 2014)
Iranian Activist Says Her Release Is A Gesture, Not A New Era - NPR (May 5, 2014)
Iranian prisoners' families protest against 'beatings' - BBC (April 22, 2014)
Iran execution stopped at the last minute - BBC (April 16, 2014)
Iranian woman awaits execution as global outcry for mercy grows - CNN (April 14, 2014)
Iran's Oppressed Christians - NY Times (March 14, 2014)
How to Promote Human Rights in Iran - CFR (February 2014)
Arrested Iranian activists and bloggers accused of BBC links - The Guardian (January 9, 2014)
Wife of U.S. pastor held in Iran pleads for his freedom - CNN (December 12, 2013)
Afghan refugees in Iran face harassment, report finds - The Guardian (November 20, 2013)
Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer goes on hunger strike - AP (November 3, 2013)
Student activist Majid Tavakoli out on bail after four years in jail - The Guardian (October 22, 2013)
Iran minister says 'no need' to hang criminal again - BBC (October 22, 2013)
Amnesty urges Iran to spare hanging survivor's life - BBC (October 17, 2013)
Freed Iranian journalist, 'proud' son dream of a reunion - CNN (October 11, 2013)
Nasrin Sotoudeh 'among freed political prisoners' - BBC (September 18, 2013)
Moving human rights front and center with Iran - WP (September 6, 2013)
Iran's chemical weapon survivors show twin horrors of WMD and sanctions - TB (September 2, 2013)
A chance for change in Iran - WP (August 21, 2013)
Iran: Withdraw Cabinet Nominee Implicated in Abuses - HRW (August 8, 2013)
Iranian political prisoners' plea to Barack Obama: the full letter - The Guardian (August 8, 2013)
Iran: Push to release high-profile figures - The Scotsman (July 17, 2013)
BBC condemns Iran over 'harassment' ahead of elections - BBC (June 13, 2013)
Zahra Kazemi's son wins bid to appeal Iran lawsuit case - CBC (March 7, 2013)
Iran charges ex-prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi over 'murders' - BBC (February 27, 2013)
Iranian activists fight human rights abuses with cartoons - BBC (February 20, 2013)
Britain lists Israel next to Iran as nation with human rights record 'of concern' - Telegraph (January 25, 2013)
UN Experts Urge Iran To Halt Execution Of Five Arab Activists - RFE/RL (January 24, 2013)
The Aftermath of an Acid Attack in Iran - Time Magazine (January 24, 2013)
Iran's Evin prison: Jail or 'hotel'? - BBC (January 24, 2013)
Iranian journalist: 'Every week they try to smear me, discredit me' - The Guardian (January 24, 2013)
Iran creates fake blogs in smear campaign against journalists in exile - The Guardian (January 24, 2013)
Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh temporarily freed - The Guardian (January 17, 2013)
Iranian refugees 'trapped' in Turkey awaiting asylum process - BBC (December 28, 2012)
Pressure mounts on Iran's lawyers - BBC (December 12, 2012)
Nasrin Sotoudeh: Jailed Iran lawyer 'ends hunger strike' - BBC (December 5, 2012)
UN fears for Iranian hunger striker Nasrin Sotoudeh - BBC (December 4, 2012)
Iran sacks cyber police chief over blogger's death in custody - The Guardian (December 1, 2012)
Blisters and Sanctions: An Iranian Veteran recalls the trauma of chemical warfare - (November 27, 2012)
Iran Cracks Down on Dissidents, Human Rights Attorneys and Journalists - PBS NewsHour (November 23, 2012)
Iran's activists jailed and beaten for speaking out - The Guardian (November 23, 2012)
Iranian blogger Beheshti 'may have died of shock' - BBC (November 23, 2012)
Haemophiliac Iranian boy 'dies after sanctions disrupt medicine supplies' - The Guardian (November 14, 2012)
'Three arrested' over death of Iranian blogger Beheshti - BBC (November 13, 2012)
Iranian blogger Sattar Beheshti dies after arrest - BBC (November 8, 2012)
UK aid to Iran's war on drugs has led to rise in hangings, UN warns - The Guardian (October 27, 2012)
Iran dissidents Sotoudeh and Panahi win Sakharov prize - BBC (October 26, 2012)
UK urges Iran to release human rights lawyer on hunger strike - The Guardian (October 24, 2012)
Tribunal to investigate 1980s massacre of political prisoners in Iran - The Guardian (October 18, 2012)
Has Britain's war on drugs led to more executions in Iran? - The Guardian (September 15, 2012)
Iranian Christian pastor released from jail - The Guardian (September 8, 2012)
Iranian activist Zhila Bani-Yaghoub packs her bags and heads to prison - The Guardian (September 5, 2012)
Right groups call on Iran to release Kurdish activist - The Guardian (July 18, 2012)
Is Iran Afraid Of A 12-Year-Old Girl? - RFE/RL (July 12, 2012)
Iranian student says his father 'abducted' by officials - The Guardian (June 28, 2012)
Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 13 years - The Guardian (June 13, 2012)
Iranian-Canadian 'spy' faces imminent execution, says family - The Guardian (April 16, 2012)
One Iranian lawyer's fight to save juveniles from execution - animation - The Guardian (March 27, 2012)
Executions on the rise, warns Amnesty report - The Independent (March 27, 2012)
Artist from Iran wins Sophie von La Roche award - BBC (March 13, 2012)
Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 18 years - The Guardian (March 4, 2012)
Doctor demands inquest on asylum seeker - WA Today (February 28, 2012)
Iran 'misleading international community' with death penalty claims - The Guardian (February 13, 2012)
Iran accused of intimidating BBC Persian staff - BBC (February 3, 2012)
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani could be hanged in Iran - The Guardian (December 26, 2011)
Iran criticised over capital punishment 'killing spree' - The Guardian (December 14, 2011)
How Iran persecutes its oldest religion - CNN (November 14, 2011)
Why Human Rights In Iran Are Getting Worse?And What To Do About It - The Atlantic (November 1, 2011)
Iranian actress released from jail - The Guardian (October 29, 2011)
Iranian actor sentenced to 90 lashes for featuring in banned film - The Guardian (October 11, 2011)
Iranian lashed 74 times for 'insult' to Ahmadinejad - The Guardian (October 9, 2011)
Pressure on Iran over missing activist - The Guardian (October 4, 2011)
Mystery surrounds suicide of Iranian bloggers - The Guardian (September 30, 2011)
Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi jailed for 11 years - The Guardian (September 28, 2011)
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has jail sentence reduced - The Guardian (September 14, 2011)
William Hague: Britain to push for Iran UN resolution - BBC (September 14, 2011)
Iran executes three men for sodomy - The Independent (September 7, 2011)
Iranian activist missing after arrest - The Guardian (August 26, 2011)
Iran refuses to let in UN's human rights monitor - The Guardian (July 18, 2011)
Iran escalates use of capital punishment - The Guardian (July 7, 2011)
Health fears for Iranian political prisoners on hunger strike - The Guardian (June 27, 2011)
Iranian opposition figure dies of heart attack while on hunger strike - The Guardian (June 12, 2011)
Stand up for Iranian Bahá'ís' right to a higher education - The Guardian (June 11, 2011)
Iranian blogger loses appeal against 19-year sentence - The Guardian (June 9, 2011)
Iran court quashes death sentence in 'porn' case - The Guardian (June 6, 2011)
Britain asks Iran to investigate death of women's rights activist Haleh Sahabi - The Guardian (June 2, 2011)
Haleh Sahabi dies at funeral of Ezatollah Sahabi - BBC (June 1, 2011)
Acid blinding sentence postponed by Iran after international outcry - The Guardian (May 14, 2011)
Fears for Iran's jailed minority Bahai leaders - BBC (May 14, 2011)
Iranian Sunni protesters killed in clashes with security forces - The Guardian (April 18, 2011)
Iranian lawmakers slam UN human rights resolution against Iran - Xinhua (March 28, 2011)
Amnesty International Supports U.N. Decision to Monitor Human Rights Situation in Iran - Amnesty Int. (March 25, 2011)
UN Human Rights Council To Appoint A Rapporteur - Scoop (March 24, 2011)
Iranian web programmer faces execution on porn charges - The Guardian (February 9, 2011)
Netherlands recalls Iran ambassador after Dutch woman's execution - The Guardian (February 7, 2011)
Iran hangs Iranian-Dutch woman Sahra Bahrami - BBC (January 29, 2011)
Iranian opposition activists hanged for protest footage - BBC (January 24, 2011)
Law Society calls on Iran to release prominent human rights lawyer - The Guardian (January 19, 2011)
Iran has hanged 47 people in three weeks, say human rights groups - The Guardian (January 17, 2011)
Iran rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh 'gets 11 years jail' - BBC (January 10, 2011)
Iran arrests family of Kurdish activist due to be executed - The Guardian (December 27, 2010)
Iranian student's execution halted by prison governor - The Guardian (December 26, 2010)
Iran poised to execute student accused of being Kurd terrorist - The Guardian (December 25, 2010)
H Clinton Remarks on Iran's Human Rights Violations - Scoop (December 23, 2010)
Iran's attacks on human rights lawyers - CNN (December 21, 2010)
Iran: Discrimination and Violence Against Sexual Minorities - HRW (December 15, 2010)
Canada concern at Iran death penalty for web designer - BBC (December 6, 2010)
Iran set to execute woman accused of murdering lover's wife - The Guardian (November 30, 2010)
Iran stoning case woman to be 'hanged' - The Guardian (November 2, 2010)
Iranian court jails human rights activist for 'waging war against God' - The Guardian (September 19, 2010)
Iran airs 'interview with Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani' - BBC (September 16, 2010)
Iran opposition lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh detained - BBC (September 9, 2010)
Iran steps up campaign against activists and lawyers - The Guardian (September 6, 2010)
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani subjected to mock execution - The Guardian (August 31, 2010)
France asks EU to ponder measures against Iran over human rights - CNN (August 27, 2010)
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani's family turned away from prison visit - The Guardian (August 27, 2010)
Iran suspends officers over Kahrizak jail deaths - BBC (August 23, 2010)
What India can teach Iran about freedom and tolerance - Seattle Times (August 20, 2010)
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani 'confesses' to murder on Iran state TV - The Guardian (August 12, 2010)
Iran set to execute 18-year-old on false charge of sodomy - The Guardian (August 8, 2010)
Brazil offers asylum to Iran woman sentenced to stoning - BBC (August 1, 2010)
Iran stoning case lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei's relatives arrested - The Guardian (July 26 2010)
World rallies for Iranian woman sentenced to death - BBC (July 24, 2010)
Attack on Iran's Baha'i is a human rights outrage - The Guardian (July 10, 2010)
Iran halts woman's death by stoning - The Guardian (July 8, 2010)
Halt stoning of Iran 'adulterer' - Human Rights Watch - BBC (July 7, 2010)
Iran's Bahai community fear rise in persecution - BBC (July 2, 2010)
Amnesty International issues warning over Iran human rights abuses - The Guardian (June 9, 2010)
Iran's 'Excruciating' Human Rights Record - CFR (February 19, 2010)
Iran tries 16 people over Ashura Day protests - BBC (January 30, 2010)
Iran 'executes two over post-election unrest' - BBC (January 28, 2010)
Iranian forces clash with Kurdish separatist group - BBC (January 27, 2010)
Iran Bahais begin spying trials - BBC (January 12, 2010)
Iran protesters died in overcrowded cell - The Independent (January 11, 2010)
Iran's parliament exposes abuse of opposition prisoners at Tehran jail - The Guardian (January 10, 2010)
Iranian student protester Neda Soltan is Times Person of the Year - Times Online (December 26, 2009)
New US stance on Iranian protests: stress human rights violations - CS Monitor (December 23, 2009)
Iran officials on murder charges over inmates' deaths - BBC (December 19, 2009)
Norway and Sweden censure Iran over Nobel prizewinner - BBC (December 10, 2009)
Opposition supporters suffered torture and rape after Iranian elections, says Amnesty - The Independent (December 10, 2009)
Protests at Tehran University against Iran regime - The Guardian (December 7, 2009)
Canadian sues Iran for death of his mother Zahra Kazemi - BBC (December 3, 2009)
UK lawyers fight to save nine-year-old boy from deportation to Iran - The Guardian (November 19, 2009)
Death of doctor to Iranian prison arouses suspicion - The Guardian (November 16, 2009)
Exclusive: Boyfriend speaks of his love for Neda Agha Soltan, murdered Iranian protester - The Guardian (November 15, 2009)
Iranian wins Dutch rights award - BBC (November 9, 2009)
Baha'is say jailed leaders in Iran face harsh new accusation - CNN (May 14, 2009)
Iran blogger dies in Evin prison - BBC (March 19, 2009)
Iran: Release Students Detained for Peaceful Protests - HRW (February 27, 2009)
Kurdish women's rights activist released in Iran - Amnesty (February 27, 2009)
Iran Cracks Down On Human Rights Activists - NPR (February 18, 2009)
Iran still suffering human rights abuses, says Amnesty - The Guardian (February 9, 2009)
Iran closes human rights centre (December 21, 2008)
Iran 'to stop executing youths' - BBC (October 17, 2008)
Iranian women's rights campaigners imprisoned - The Guardian (September 4, 2008)
'Harassed' Iran student arrested - BBC (June 20, 2008)
New Iranian dress code crackdown - BBC (June 16, 2008)
Iran pressed to free campaigner - BBC (April 12, 2008)
EU attacks Iran's new penal code - BBC (February 26, 2008)
Iran human rights activist held - BBC (October 16, 2007)
Families claim Iranian student activists were tortured in prison - The Guardian (July 27, 2007)
Iran rapped over child executions - BBC (June 27, 2007)
Gozaar Seminar: Freedom of Expression in Iran - Gallery (June 13, 2007)
Seized - for showing their hair - The Guardian (May 2, 2007)
Mehrangiz Kar Lecture & Interview (March 6, 2007)
Hanging caught on video reveals Iran's crackdown on dissidents - The Guardian (November 26, 2006)
Ban of Legal Aid Center Raises Concern over Iran's Human Rights - Washington File (August 16, 2006)
Message from Shirin Ebadi (August 5, 2006)
The Iranian Regime: Human Rights and Civil Liberties Under Siege - USDOS (August 4, 2006)
Human Rights Demonstration in Westwood - Gallery (July 16, 2006)
The Art of Waging Peace: Strategic Idealism or... Tragic Illusion?" - The IHRC/CIDH 2006 Brain Trust (May 21, 2006)
U.S. Calls on Iran To Release Imprisoned Journalist Akbar Ganji - Washignton File (June 29, 2005)
Human Rights and Democratization Initiatives in Iran - Department of State (April 8, 2005)
Iran: UN, Human Rights Groups Call On Tehran To End Executions Of Minors - RFE (February 3, 2005)
US concern over Iran human rights - BBC (January 14, 2005)
U.S. Monitors Iranian Action against Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi - Washington File (January 14, 2005)
Iran: Rights Groups Shine Spotlight On Capital Punishment In Iran - RFE (December 21, 2004)
Impunity triumphs in Iranian justice Families still waiting six years after serial killings of intellectuals and journalists - Reporters sans frontières (November 23, 2004)
Iran: Country Faces New UN General Assembly Censure On Human Rights - RFE (November 18, 2004)
2003 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Joins Battle Against Treasury Department for Free Speech - PR (October 26, 2004)
City to host Iranian center - Yale Daily News (October 16, 2004)
Rights Group: Human Rights Violations on the Rise in Iran - VOA News (October 13, 2004)
Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Says Human Rights Ignored by Tehran - VOA News (September 10, 2004)
Iranian professor freed from jail - The Guardian (August 2, 2004)
Analysis: Iranian justice on trial - BBC (July 18, 2004)
Iran: Trial To Resume In Case Of Slain Canadian-Iranian Photographer - RFE (July 15, 2004)
Analysis: Renewed Unity Among Iranian Students - RFE (July 7, 2004)
Report slams Iran rights abuses - BBC (July 6, 2004)
Iran: EU Human Rights Dialogue Brings Little Progress - RFE (June 30, 2004)
Iran rebukes EU on rights abuses - BBC (June 21, 2004)
EU: Brussels Continues Human Rights Talks With Iran, Despite ingering Nuclear Concerns - RFE (June 8, 2004)
Iran's hardliners 'crush dissent with torture' - The Guardian (June 7, 2004)
Iran: Judiciary Orders Ban on Torture, But Why Now, And Will It Have Any Effect? - RFE (April 29, 2004)
Iran: Rights Group 'Revolted' At Treatment Of Ailing Journalist - RFE (April 20, 2004)
Brownback criticizes United Nations? failure to censure China, Iran for human rights records - PR (April 16, 2004)
Bush and Ebadi on Rights - VOA News (March 25, 2004)
Human Rights Review for Middle East Remains Mixed - Washington File (February 25, 2004)
State Department Releases 2003 Human Rights Country Reports - Washington File (February 25, 2004)
Interview with Shirin Ebadi - NPR (October 10, 2003)
The Nobel Peace Prize 2003 - press release (October 10, 2003)
Iran's hardliners step up arrests of activists - The Guardian (August 4, 2003)
Improve human rights, EU urges Iran - BBC (February 4, 2003)
Iran lets in human rights investigators - BBC (July 16, 2002)
Bush Urges Iran's Unelected Rulers to Listen to Voices of Their People - Washington File (July 12, 2002)
Human-Rights Activists Win Partial Victory In Battle Against Child Marriage - RFE (June 28, 2002)
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