Political Prisoner Zanyar Moradi Denied Medical Treatment

According to reliable sources from Iran, Iranian officials have denied medical treatment to Zanyar Moradi, a political prisoner on death row. The head of the prison ward reportedly had recommended Zanyar Moradi undergo surgical treatment recently. Sources have informed IHR that Zanyar Moradi suffers from severe back pain and other medical conditions which require treatment. [...]

Bangladesh: Threats and reprisals against Ms. Shampa Goswami

Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, [email protected] Dear Prime Minister, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com. I came to know that OMCT has been informed by reliable sources about the reprisals against Ms. Shampa Goswami, a staff member of the NGO Odhikar working on violence against women. She is among the most active [...]

One man hanged in public in Tehran today- His last words before death: “I’m Innocent”

One man was hanged in public in Tehran early this morning. According to the state-run Iranian news agency Fars, the man was 27 years old and identified as Sadegh Moradi, also known by the media as Black Scorpion. He was convicted of raping four women and kidnapping and stealing from 14 other women, said the [...]

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. [...]

Guatemalan Femicide: The Legacy of Repression and Injustice

One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military’s 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsurgency campaign against the country’s Mayan population is the strategy of targeting women with violence. Rape, mutilation, sexual slavery, forced abortion, and sterilizations were just some of the sadistic tools used in a systematic practice of state-sponsored terror to crush the surviving [...]

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