“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
More than 500 Iranian women's rights activists and their supporters have issued a statement calling on authorities to
Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition ac
In an annual survey known as the Rule of Law Index, issued by the World Justice Project, Iran ranks last out of 66 na
Female political prisoners in the quarantine section of Iran's Evin Prison have issued a letter for Iranian Women's D
Ameneh Bahrami has been waiting a long time for the justice she seeks.
This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran,
A prominent human rights group has expressed "grave concerns" that Iran will soon execute a women sentenced
Facing arrest, her lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei, fled to Norway via Turkey, where he was briefly detained.
Amnesty International criticized the TV “confession” of an Iranian woman on Wednesday night in which Saki
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was convicted in May 2006 of having an "illicit relationship" with two men, and
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning says Tehran is trying to confuse the media so it can execute her in se
In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning triggered an international
In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A
In London, campaigners protested against "medievalism and barbarity" Hundreds of people have held rallies a
On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin
Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t
Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t
Iran needs to take all feasible precautions to spare civilians at risk of serious harm from artillery bombardment and
It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N.
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.
Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian journalist and prominent human rights activist, was arrested on June 10th by Intelligenc
In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a
Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie
Shadi Sadr, the Iranian lawyer and women's rights activist, was just released from prison.
Help is needed to preserve the life of Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, an Iranian women who could be stoned to death at a
There has been a concerted effort by Tehran to conflate opposition to the Iranian regime, its human rights abuses, an
Created by the FreeMiddleEast.com organization, the film compared the rights of women in Iran with those in South Afr
Physical and sexual violence against women in Iran, including violence perpetrated by state security forces, is rapid