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October 9, 2015

A recent revelation by satirical cartoonist Atena Farghadani that she was forced to undergo a “virginity and pregnancy test,” prior to her trial for a charge of “illegitimate sexual relations” for...

Press Release
October 2, 2015

The trial of satirical cartoonist Atena Farghadani and her lawyer on a charge of “illegitimate sexual relations falling short of adultery” after they shook hands is not only absurd and extreme but...

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September 7, 2015
The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution of Mahmoud Barati, a teacher who was convicted of drug-related offenses following an unfair trial that is believed to have included a confes...
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August 25, 2015

Behrouz Alkhani, a 30-year-old man from Iran’s Kurdish minority has been transferred out of Oroumieh prison’s general ward and placed in solitary confinement in preparation for his execution tomorr...

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