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Sattar Beheshti

Punishment for Non-crimes in Iran

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 05.01.2013 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

The other seven nominees are deserving for the same reasons. But I hope Ahari wins because awarding her answers my big question: Who looks out for the watchdog when everyone is fixated on films like Argo?

Iran in 2013: More of the Same

Chris DeVito | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
Chris DeVito

Here is something we know about the coming year: It is going to be crucial for the future of Iran, the region and American interests in the Middle East. In assessing what the Iranian regime's behavior will be in the near future, the best guide is how it has behaved in the past.

State Prosecutor Confirms Iranian Blogger Died In Police Custody

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's state prosecutor confirmed Monday that a jailed blogger died in police custody last week and that wounds were found on his body...

Reports: Iranian Blogger Tortured To Death

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

“Buy a grave today and come collect his corpse tomorrow.” This is how Iranian prison authorities reportedly informed Sattar Beheshti’s famil...