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Iran civil rights lawyer on hunger strike due to harassment in prison

"Soheila Hejab has continued from inside prison to denounce the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and unmistakably call for overthrow. The fierce courage in her voice is chilling"

Iran’s regime threatens to execute brother of wrestler Navid Afkari

Navid’s brothers Vahid and Habib also participated in the demonstrations against the regime in 2018

Who betrayed Iranian journalist Ruhollah Zam?

BEHIND THE LINES: Mystery surrounds capture of Iranian dissident journalist

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a virtual speech, on the occasion of the Proph

Why is Iran executing, kidnapping so many people?

No other regime in the world does this. Iran’s point is that international laws don’t apply to it.

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.

Freed British-Australian academic thanks supporters after Iranian release

Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne, said after leaving Iran that she was grateful for the work done to gain her release.

By REUTERS
26/11/2020
NASRIN SOTOUDEH

Iran urged to release female political prisoners during COVID outbreak

"This is no judicial oversight. It is part of a policy that looks to further punish political prisoners by keeping them in dangerous prison conditions."

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.

Iran releases imprisoned Australian bloggers

Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe remain in Tehran's Evin prison.

05/10/2019
Prison cell block

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne, is one of three Austrailian citizens detained in Iran.

By REUTERS
14/09/2019
iran attack

Iran says it killed the mastermind of the Tehran attacks

41 arrested in connection to twin attacks claimed by ISIS.

By REUTERS
11/06/2017
Iran elections

Iran counts votes after big turnout in presidential election

For Iranians, the election presents a stark choice between competing visions of the country.

By REUTERS
20/05/2017
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