Advocates stress Iran rights defenders subject to “relentless policy of harassment”

Advocates stress Iran rights defenders subject to “relentless policy of harassment”

WNN Breaking (WNN/FIDH) Paris, FRANCE / Geneva, SWITZERLAND: The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has just concluded that the detention of lawyer and founding member of the Defenders of Human Rights Centre (DHRC) Abdolfattah Soltani is arbitrary, and requested the Iranian Government to release him immediately. The Observatory for the Protection of […]

IRAN: Kurdish rights defender Ms. Zainab Bayazidi released from prison

IRAN: Kurdish rights defender Ms. Zainab Bayazidi released from prison

WNN Breaking (WNN) Tehran, IRAN: The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and Campaign for Equality announced today after receiving reliable news that Kurdish political prisoner Ms. Zainab Bayazidi was released from a detention center in the Azerbaijan Province in Maragheh on Tuesday November 20 after spending 1,622 days there. Ms Bayazidi is a member […]

Justice Delayed: The massacre of political prisoners in Iran

Justice Delayed: The massacre of political prisoners in Iran

Elahe Amani – WNN SOAPBOX WNN Iranian reporter Elahe Amani shares insight and history into the increasing need for Iranian government accountability (WNN) Tehran, IRAN: 1988 is a year that is remembered for large, militant protests against the 1988 World Bank and IMF meetings  in West Berlin. It was also the year “Mississippi Burning” and […]