Recently, two men in a northeastern province were given rare death sentences for drinking, as part of the country's three-strikes law.
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Iranian journalist Saba Azarpeik has been detained in solitary confinement without access to her lawyer and family. Her whereabouts are unknown, sparking fears that she may be at risk ill-treatment.
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Thrilling news -- Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi has been released following an Amnesty campaign on his behalf.