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UN Rights Chief Slams Iran's Death Penalty For Spiritual Leader

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.05.2015 | Home

GENEVA, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official called on Iran on Wednesday to release a spiritual figure sentenced to death at the weeke...

Humanizing Enemies: Iran's Post-Religious Intellectual Discourse

Jahandad Memarian | Posted 11.17.2013 | Home
Jahandad Memarian

In Iran, the intellectual discourse is taking a new direction, noted most significantly by the fact that Mostafa Malekian, one of the highest-celebrated intellectuals in the country, is slowly gaining an intellectual following tantamount to Abdol Karim Soroush.

Baha'is in Iran Are Easily Forgotten

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Sadly, the intense publicity surrounding Wikileaks diverts attention from serious injustice and continuing human rights violations. A good example is the state-sponsored persecution of Baha'is in Iran.

Baha'i Leaders Sentenced To 20 years In Iran

Religion News Service | Alfredo Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Alfredo Garcia Religion News Service (RNS) Seven top leaders of the Baha'i faith who have been incarcerated in Iran since 2008 have each received ...