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UN Alarmed By Iran's Torture, Executions

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Iran has stepped up executions of prisoners including juveniles as well as arrests of ...

Iranian Youths Arrested For 'Lustful Pleasure Seeking'

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian police detained 80 young men and women for "lustful pleasure-seeking" activities at an illegal concert, Tehran's chief prosecutor was quoted a...

Iran Unleashes Wave Of Arrests Of Dissidents, Analysts Say

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- In recent weeks, Iranian security officials have unleashed a wave of arrests across the country in an effort to neutralize the political oppo...

Iran Trial Charges Journalists With "Lying"

CPJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The fourth session of the mass trial of more than 100 opposition figures, including journalists, took place in Tehran today. The Committee to Protect ...

Iran Says 3 Americans Arrested For Illegal Entry

AP | NASSER KARIMI and JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has arrested three Americans for illegally entering the country from neighboring Iraq and a prominent Iranian lawmaker said ...

Let Me Introduce You to One of the People Imprisoned in Iran

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

As Iran's election crisis continues, hundreds if not thousands of prisoners remain in Iran's notorious Evin prison. Let me introduce you to one of them.

Iran Detains 7 Photographers: Reporters Without Borders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Media monitor Reporters Without Borders says seven photographers and a cameraman have been detained in Iran, most of them over the past ...

Kian Tajbakhsh: Iran Arrests First American Citizen

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — An Iranian-American scholar whom Iran once accused of fomenting political unrest has been arrested by authorities there for the secon...