Human rights activist Kouhyar Goudarzi and his mother were arrested by Iranian authorities

According to reports from Iran, human rights activist Kouhyar Goudarzi and his mother Parvin Mokhtare have been arrested by the Iranian authorities. Parvin Mokhtare was arrested in Kerman (southeastern Iran) and is being held in a detention center in this city. There are no confirmed reports about the exact date of Kouhyar Goudarzi’s arrest or [...]

IMF-DSK scandal – Dominique Strauss-Khan

After he was arrested in New York on sexual assault charges on 15 May 2011, DSK has been the subject of tremendous media coverage in the past 24hours. His story seems to have captured peoples’ imagination more than any scandal in which Silvio Berlusconi has been involved. My take on the DSK scandal is that [...]

African Journalists concerned over safety and security

The President of the Federation of African Journalists and Secretary General of the Eastern Africa Journalists Association has opined that journalists and media workers continue to be the subject of most dangerous and violent attacks, including killings, physical violence and administrative harassment. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on [...]

At least two minor offenders among the four executed in public in Bandar Abbas last week

According to the reports that Iran Human Rights (IHR) has received from reliable sources, at least two of those who were hanged in Bandar Abbas last week, were 17 years old at the time of the alleged offence. Four young men were hanged by cranes on April 21. on a beach in the Iranian city [...]

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