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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi' Pour
10 June 2014

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi' Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/031/2014

Iran: Further information: Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani ...
3 June 2014

Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh), was executed on 1 June in Raja'i Shahr Prison, in Karaj ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/030/2014

Iran: Silenced, expelled, imprisoned: Repression of students ...
2 June 2014

The eight year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) sounded the death knell for academic freedom in Iran. Official policies aimed at “ ...

Report       MDE 13/015/2014

Iran: Further information: Ailing trade unionist starts hunger ...
2 June 2014

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, a prisoner of conscience serving a six-year jail sentence, has gone on hunger strike in protest at his transfer from ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/029/2014

Amnesty International | Persecution in universities as Iran ' ...
2 June 2014

The Iranian authorities have waged a ruthless campaign of repression over the past three decades against students and academics who are routinely ...

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Persecution in universities as Iran 'squeezes the life out of' ...
2 June 2014

The Iranian authorities have waged a ruthless campaign of repression over the past three decades against students and academics because of their ...

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Amnesty International | Halt the execution of death row man ...
31 May 2014

Iranian authorities must urgently halt the execution of Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, who was sentenced to death in an unfair trial on the charge of ...

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Iran: Further information: Prisoners out of solitary confinement
23 May 2014

All the Iranian prisoners taken to solitary confinement in Section 240 of Tehran's Evin Prison after the 17 April raid, when security officers beat and injured ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/025/2014

Iran must halt hanging of Ahwazi Arab men after forced TV ' ...
21 May 2014

The planned execution, on 22 May, of two members of the Ahwazi Arab minority who were forced to “confess” on TV and are being held in an unknown ...

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Amnesty International | Iran must halt hanging of Ahwazi Arab ...
21 May 2014

The planned execution, on 22 May, of two members of the Ahwazi Arab minority who were forced to “confess” on TV and are being held in an unknown ...

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