Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Iran Government Executes Protester Charged With Murder

DUBAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iran executed on Tuesday a man charged with killing a police officer and injuring five others after running them over with a car during a nationwide protest movement in 2022, the judiciary's...

Journalists Niloufar Hamedi, Elahe Mohammadi Face Re-Arrest For Not Wearing Hijab

By Natasha Philips Journalists Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are to face a new set of charges in Iran after they appeared in public without the mandatory hijabs on Jan. 14, the day that they...

Two Iranian Journalists Jailed on Protest Charges Temporarily Released

DUBAI, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Two Iranian journalists who were jailed on charges related to Iran's 2022-2023 protests have been temporarily released, state media reported on Sunday. An Iranian Revolutionary Court in October sentenced Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi to 13 and...

Norwegian Parliament President Masud Gharahkhani Supports Iran’s Democracy Movement

By Firouzeh Nabavi The 2023 Nobel Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence in Iran, was absent from the recent ceremony held in her honor in Oslo: Her Nobel Prize...
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Teenager Barzin Hamzeh-Zadeh Was Tortured to Death in Iranian Prison, Hengaw Says  

By Natasha Phillips Barzin Hamzeh-Zadeh, a 16-year-old Kurdish boy arrested in November 2022 during the ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ protests in Iran, died on Jan. 4 of injuries sustained while being tortured in prison, the human...