May 17, 2013
Women in Iran have been banned from running for presidency, contradicting a number of articles of the country's Constitution.
April 10, 2013
In Iran, the second highest user of the death penalty, suspects are sometimes forced to appear television to "confess" to alleged crimes before being sentenced to death.
April 8, 2013
Annual Death Penalty Report Finds Setbacks for a Handful of Countries but Progress Toward Abolition Across the Globe
In its annual report today on executions and death sentences worldwide, Amnesty International found a handful of countries renewing executions after abandoning them for years – notably India, Japan, a...
January 31, 2013
Journalists arrested in the past few days are accused of cooperating with "anti-revolutionary" Persian-language media organizations outside Iran.