Majid Tavakoli is the Winner of the Student Peace Prize

Majid Tavakoli, prominent Iranian student leader activist, was announced the winner of the 2013 Student Peace Prize this morning. The announcement was made today to coincide with the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. The prize committee acknowledged Tavakoli for his “non- violent fight for freedom of speech and democracy.” The Norwegian Minister of Foreign [...]

One man hanged in public today- Another man to be hanged in public Tomorrow

One man was hanged in public in the city of Shahroud, northern Iran. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in the province of Semnan, one man was hanged publicly in Shahroud today, Monday September 10. According to the report, the man, 35, identified as “H. A”, was convicted of sodomy and rape. [...]

Eight people among them five Ahwazi Arab political prisoners and one woman at imminent danger of execution in Iran- international protests can save them

According to reports from Iran 8 prisoners are at imminent danger of execution in Iran. Iran Human Rights asks for the immediate reaction of the international community. “International pressure is the only hope these prisoners have” say the spokesperson of IHR Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam. Five Ahwazi Arab political prisoners at imminent danger of public hanging: According [...]

Annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2011

As the Iranian authorities continue the crackdown of the dissidents and the civil society, Iran Human Rights (IHR) presents its annual report on the death penalty in 2011 in Iran. The report was presented in press conferences at the Italian Senate, Paris City Hall and University of Oslo las week. Introduction: The execution wave that [...]

An Iranian-Kurdish asylum seeker extradited from Norway to Iran is in danger of torture, ill-treatment or death at Tehran’s Evin prison

According to reports that reliable sources have given to Iran Human Rights (IHR), an Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker who was extradited from Norway to Iran on February 9th 2011, is in danger of torture, ill-treatment or even death at Tehran’s Evin prison. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on [...]

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