The lawyer of executed Dervish was arrested for asserting her client was innocent

Zeinab Taheri, the lawyer of Mohammad Salas, who was executed on Monday, 18 June, has been arrested for telling media that her client was innocent and should not have been executed. In this regard Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, said: “It’s telling that... Read More

Gang rape of more than 40 women by Iran regime agents outraged local residents

Atmosphere in the city of Iranshahr, Southeast Iran, has been very tense. A mass rape case, involving more than 40 women and girls in Iranshahr, Southeast Iran, by a gang which is supported by the Iranian authorities, has caused growing anger in local people. According to the victims, the Iranian military and security forces were... Read More