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Now that the judgement that led to Jafar Panahi's imprisonment last year has been overturned by Iran's highest court, a decision on his release from Tehran's Evin prison is expected soon.
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The alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who had come visiting her brother in Tehran on September 13, 2022, fell in the crosshairs of the country's so-called morality police instead. She was arrested, allegedly for wearing her hijab (headscarf) loosely, at the po
Iranian Chess player Sara Khadem, also known as Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, recently took part in a tournament without wearing a hijab, CNN reported on Wednesday citing Iranian news agency Jamaran.
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Alidoosti had condemned the hanging of Mohsen Shekari, who was killed in December in the first known execution linked to the protests.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Responding to a query over supporting protesters in Iran, Sullivan said, "We have had a drumbeat of announcements relative to sanctions against those who are perpetrating these gross human rights abuses and this repression. We haven't just done so ourselves, we have coordinated and aligned
As mass demonstrations continue in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini, the country has executed a man for injuring a paramilitary officer in the first protests-related execution on Thursday, CNN reported citing the state media.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Iran's Attorney General Mohammad Javad Montazeri said that the morality police "was abolished by the same authorities who installed it."
Iranian Security Forces have killed at least 448 people in a crackdown on protests held in Iran over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. The protests began in mid-September and witnessed clashes, and killings of demonstrators in large numbers.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Taking to Twitter, United Nations Human Right Council said, "At its 35th special session, the @UN Human Rights Council decided to create a new fact-finding mission to investigate "alleged #HumanRightsViolations in the Islamic Republic of #Iran related to the protests that began on 16 Septemb
The Council, meeting in a special session in response to the crisis that was sparked by the death in September in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, heard Turk criticise "the fortress mentality of those who wield power" in Iran.
Abdul Rahman Rashid, the Taliban's Deputy Minister of Refugees, urged Afghan refugees to avoid taking part in demonstrations held in Iran and Pakistan.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Chief Volker Turk on Thursday said that a "full-fledged" crisis is underway in Iran amid a crackdown on protesters.