Monday, July 22, 2024

Argentina Court Blames Iran for Deadly 1994 Bombing of Jewish Center

By Lucila Sigal and Lucinda Elliott BUENOS AIRES, April 12 (Reuters) - A new ruling by Argentina's highest criminal court has blamed Iran for the fatal 1994 attack against the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, declaring it...
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VIDEO: Islamic Republic Officials Are Accused of Crimes Against Humanity

By Ahmad Rafat After a year of investigating the brutal repression of the participants in the ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ movement, the United Nations Independent Fact-Finding Committee has presented the results of its investigation at the...

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...

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...

Four Charged in Connection With Boat That US Navy Seals Died Raiding

By Dan Whitcomb and Jasper Ward WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Four men were charged on Thursday in connection with a vessel that was intercepted by the U.S. Navy in January while allegedly transporting Iranian-made weapons, the U.S....

Dozens of Christians Were Arrested In Iran in 2022 and 2023, Report Says 

By Natasha Phillips The number of Christians arrested in Iran for practicing their faith increased from 134 in 2022 to 162 in 2023, according to a new report published by Article 18, a London-based nonprofit...

Iran Government Will Reciprocate if Its Ships Are Seized, Official Says

DUBAI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Iran will reciprocate if its ships are seized, the legal adviser to Iran's President told state media on Thursday, in response to a statement by the United States Department of Justice. This...

Islamic Republic’s Threats Against Lawyers Discussed at London Law Society Conference 

By Natasha Phillips An exiled Iranian lawyer who previously worked in Iran described the dangers of practicing law in the Islamic Republic during a Jan. 24 Iran human rights conference held at the Law Society...

UK Sanctions Iran Officials Over Forced Hijab Law

By Natasha Phillips The UK government sanctioned five men in Iran on Dec. 8 for their roles in the implementation of the Islamic Republic’s forced hijab law. It also sanctioned the men for grave human...

Islamic Republic Faces Powerful New Wave of Protests, Labor Strikes

By Ahmad Rafat A new wave of protests and strikes by various trade unions and guilds has spread throughout Iran in the past few weeks. This wave differs in many important respects from the demonstrations...