Iran Human Rights
Amnesty International continues to document serious human rights violations in Iran including detention of human rights defenders and other prisoners of conscience, unfair trials, torture and mistreatment in detention, deaths in custody and the application of the death penalty. Iran executes more people than any country in the world, other than China. Women, ethnic, religious and linguistic minority communities face persistent persecution. Torture and other ill-treatment of detainees is common and committed with impunity; prison conditions are harsh.
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Iran vilifies human rights defenders as ‘enemies of the state’- News and Report 2 August 2017
Iran: Foreign diplomats tour of Evin prison a 'crude PR stunt' - News 13 July 2017
Iran: Women's Rights Activist Atena Daemi arrested and at risk of torture - News 26 November 2016
Iran: Macabre propaganda videos feature forced ‘confessions’ of executed Sunni men - News and Report 17 November 2016
A mother's campaign to free her son in Iran (Ezat Taheri-Blog) 4 May 2016