Iran: Journalists recently Arrested by the Security Forces

Journalists recently arrested by the security forces include Saba Azarpeyk, a former reporter with the pro-reformist daily Etemad, freelance journalist Ejlal Ghavami, and Massoud Kazemi a reporter with the pro-reformist daily Sharq. Hivanews website editor Kazem Imanzadeh was summoned for questioning by judicial officials in Sanandaj on 6... Read More

Iran Parliament Ignores Child Marriage Problems

Forced child marriage is one of the fastest growing social problems in Iran due to government’s and parliament's indifference. Official statistics in Iran shows that some 37,000 girl under 15-year-old were married last year ant that at least 24,000 child marriages ended in divorce. A member of Iran’s parliament described recently child... Read More