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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.
November 30, 2011
Iranian women activists are raising awareness globally about a controversial "polygamy" law that would further endanger women's rights.
November 18, 2011
Freed Iranian doctors say that Amnesty International's campaign to release them gave them strength.

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