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Press Release
January 10, 2012

Amnesty International said today Amir Hekmati, an Iranian-American, sentenced to death in Iran for alleged spying for the C.I.A. did not receive a fair trial and had no access to a lawyer, diplomat...

January 9, 2012
Amir Hekmati was accused of spying for the CIA and sentenced to death for “collaboration with a hostile government”.
Press Release
December 16, 2011

This year has seen a dramatic rise in the number of people – many impoverished and some juveniles – who are executed for drug offenses in Iran, Amnesty International said today in a new report whic...

December 15, 2011
At least 488 people have been executed for alleged drug offences so far in 2011, a nearly threefold increase on 2009, a new Amnesty International report says.

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