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Man faces execution for alleged mockery of prophet

A 34-year-old Iranian man is in imminent danger of hanging for allegedly “insulting the Prophet” in a recorded private joke that security forces found on his personal computer. » 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

Campaign urges pre-election freedom in media, politics

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran is calling on the Islamic Republic to end the oppression of the media and dissidents in the lead-up to the eleventh elections. » read more

Berlin concert to benefit Iranian children, rights

Iranian peace activist Roxana Saberi will present the HOPE Concert at the Velodrom in Berlin on June 7, 2013 in support of the Iranian people. » read more

Study weighs Iranians’ growing social, health burdens

A new study by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran indicates that the policies of the Ahmadinejad administration together with international sanctions are putting growing pressure on Iranians to provide for their nutritional and medical needs. » read more

UN group decries opposition house arrests

The house arrest of three Iranian opposition leaders has been challenged by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), which has called on the Islamic Republic government to release MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard. » read more

Rights group slams political-prisoner denial

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has condemned what it calls “false” statements by the head of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights, after Mohammad Java Larijani announced that there are no political prisoners in the Islamic Republic and that there is no mistreatment of any prisoners. » read more

Campaign supports Iranian students

Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace laureate, together with a number of international human rights and student organizations, has launched a campaign called “Be the voice of enchained students.” » read more

UN chief urges cooperation with UN rapporteur

The UN Secretary General wants the Islamic Republic to cooperate with the special UN rapporteur on Iran, Ahmad Shaheed. » read more

Rights groups call for renewal of rapporteur's mandate

Twenty human rights groups have issued a joint statement calling for the renewal of Ahmad Shaheed’s United Nations mandate as special rapporteur on human rights in Iran. » read more