Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:26

Amnesty International

Rights group appeals to Iran to spare condemned man

Amnesty International has called on Iran to halt the execution of Saman Nasim, who was found guilty of enmity against God for membership in the PJAK group and is scheduled to be hanged on February 19. » read more

Rights group objects to young Iranian's imminent execution

Amnesty International has expressed concern regarding the imminent execution of 22-year-old Rasoul Holoumi, who was convicted of murder five years ago in Iran.

Amnesty International maintains that there are serious doubts about the fairness of the legal proceedings that led to his sentence. » read more

Rights group champions condemned Iranian-Arabs

Amnesty International has expressed its concern that two Iranian-Arab prisoners in Ahwaz may be on the brink of being executed. » read more

Rights group calls on Iran to spare condemned Arab activists

Amnesty International is urging Iran to end human rights violations against Arab minorities in Iran. » read more

Rights group says Rohani must now address human rights

Amnesty International has called on the Hassan Rohani administration to live up to its human rights commitments. » read more

Rights groups write to UN about continuing abuses in Iran

A group of human rights organizations has sent a joint letter to the general assembly of the United Nations, reporting on the persistence of human rights violations in Iran. » read more

Execution survivor could face second hanging

Amnesty International is calling on Iran spare a drug convict who survived the first attempt to hang him. » read more

Rights groups speak out for condemned Iranian-Arabs

The groups Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International called on the Iranian judiciary on Thursday January 24 to quash the death sentence against five Iranian-Arab activists, whom the rights groups claim were tortured and denied a fair trial. » read more

Activists unite to call for student freedom

The Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi has joined with Amnesty International, Justice for Iran and the Advocacy Council for the Right to Education to call for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners, including jailed student activists, on the occasion of National Students Day. » read more

Rights group condemns sentence for cartoonist

Amnesty International has condemned the sentencing of Iranian cartoonist Mohammad Shokraye to 25 lashes for drawing a former MP, calling it the Iranian government’s latest attack on free speech. » read more