Friday, April 12, 2024

Inquiry Into Gender Apartheid in Iran and Afghanistan Launches in UK Parliament 

By Natasha Phillips An inquiry conducted by British lawmakers from several political parties and legal experts from the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) was launched in the UK Parliament on March 4, to investigate...

Paris-Based Artist Hanieh Delecroix Highlights Plight of Iranian Women

By Katayoun Shahandeh Hanieh Delecroix is an Iranian-born artist living in Paris who left Iran after the Revolution and whose recent work, dedicated to the plight of Iranian women, went on display at the Salon...

US Condemns Sentencing of Iranian Singer Shervin Hajipour Who Won a Grammy

By Humeyra Pamuk and Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday condemned the sentencing of an Iranian singer who won a Grammy award in 2023 for a song that became an anthem for mass Iranian protests...

Iran’s Government Executes Four People It Says Are Linked to Israeli Intelligence -State Media

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Iran carried out the death sentences of four people on Monday that it says were linked to an Israeli intelligence operation, after the Supreme Court rejected their appeal, Iranian state media reported. https://twitter.com/KayhanLife/status/1751857706544328861 https://twitter.com/ICHRI/status/1751400296951984260 The defendants...

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...

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...

Singer Shervin Hajipour, Who Wrote ‘Baraye,’ Gets Prison Sentence

By Kayhan Life Staff In a recent ruling by the Revolution Court, Shervin Hajipour, a 25-year-old singer, was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for his protest song ‘Baraye.’ The song gained prominence...

Islamic Republic Executed 834 People In 2023, Up 43% From 2022, Report Says

By Ahmad Rafat The Iranian authorities intensified their use of the death penalty in the aftermath of nationwide protests, executing a staggering 834 people in 2023, a 43 percent increase from the year before, according...

Mahsa Amini’s Death in Iran Regime’s Custody Was ‘Unlawful’, Says UN Mission

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber GENEVA, March 18 (Reuters) - A fact-finding mission mandated by the United Nations said on Monday the death of Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran's morality police was unlawful and caused by violence and...

Islamic Republic Is Condemned for Human Rights Violations at UN Human Rights Council 

By Natasha Phillips The Islamic Republic of Iran faced withering criticism for its human rights violations from the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFMI) and Javaid Rehman, the UN Special Rapporteur...