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Forgotten Captive: The Most Famous Political Prisoner In Iran

Fariba Amini | Posted 01.25.2013 | World
Fariba Amini

I visited him in 2005 at his home in northern Tehran, facing the Alborz Mountains. He is the longest held prisoner of Iran, sometimes referred to as the Iranian Mandela.

Ahmadinejad Barred From Iran Prison

AP | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's state prosecutor says he has denied permission to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit an imprisoned advisor, a further sign of th...

Marcus Baram

EXCLUSIVE: New Doc On Detained Hikers Offers More Evidence Of Their Innocence | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scroll down to watch the documentary NEW YORK -- A new documentary about the three American hikers detained by Iran provides new evidence that they w...

Jailed US Hikers Get Engaged In Iranian Prison

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two of the three US hikers held in Iran for nearly a year on spying charges were engaged in Tehran's infamous Evin prison and plan to marry shortly af...

Newsweek Reporter Just Freed From Iranian Prison: Why The U.S. Should Still Talk | Maziar Bahari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since I was released from Tehran's notorious Evin Prison last month, the questions have come again and again: Can we still talk to these people? Shoul...

Details Of Iran's Abuse Of Protesters Emerges: Beatings, Forced To Lick Toilet Bowls

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Iran's leadership faced sharp criticism Wednesday from top clerics and even conservative supporters over prison abuses, including detain...

Kahrizak Prison, Which Held Iranian Protesters, Ordered Closed

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday released 140 people detained in Iran's postelection turmoil and the supreme leader ordered the closure of a priso...