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Press Release
March 26, 2014

Alarming levels of executions in an isolated group of countries in 2013 saw close to 100 more people put to death around the world compared to the previous year, a jump of almost 15 percent.

News
March 4, 2014
Iran’s authorities must quash the conviction of a 27-year-old student who received a seven year prison sentence because of her peaceful political activities, said Amnesty International. 
News
January 16, 2014
Iran has carried out a total of 40 executions since the beginning of 2014, with at least 33 carried out in the past week alone, said Amnesty International today.
Press Release
November 4, 2013

To mark its new campaign on repression of academic freedom in Iran, Amnesty International will be sponsoring a program to highlight the persecution of students and scholars in Iran at the New Schoo...

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