November 6, 2012
The transfer of five death row inmates from Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj near Tehran to the capital’s Evin Prison has sparked fears about their imminent execution.
November 1, 2012
Nine women held in Tehran's Evin prison have started a hunger strike in protest at ill-treatment by prison guards.
October 30, 2012
Iran's judiciary and prison authorities should end mistreatment of prisoners of conscience, including prominent rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.
October 26, 2012
Amnesty International Concerned About Deteriorating Health of Iranian Rights Lawyer on Hunger Strike as She Wins Sakharov Prize
Iranian human rights lawyer on hunger strike wins EU Sakharov Peace Prize while Iranian authorities continue to harrass her family.