Ahmad Reza Jalali, Iranian Scientist Residing in Sweden, Sentenced to Death in an Unfair Trial

(October 26, 2017) Ahmad Reza Jalali, an Iranian scientist residing in Sweden, has been sentenced to death by the Iranian judiciary. In an interview with IHRDC, his wife, Vida Mehrannia, indicated that Jalali had not received a fair judicial process, and that his attorney was only allowed to speak for two minutes during his trial.

Reports

The Iranian Judiciary: A Complex and Dysfunctional System

  Today IHRDC has released its latest report entitled The Iranian Judiciary: A Complex and Dysfunctional System. The Iranian Judiciary has been one of the most ... Read more

Witness Testimony

Witness Statement of Abbas Maroufi

  Name:  Abbas Maroufi Place of Birth:  Tehran, Iran Date of Birth:  1957 Occupation:  Author and Publisher     Interviewing Organization:   Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) Date of Interview:  August 3, 2015 Interviewer:   IHRDC ... Read more

Legal Commentary

Qisas: A Law for Injustice

In this commentary, IHRDC Legal Advisor Hossein Raeesi analyzes a murder case and the court documents corresponding thereto, which reveal how the legal remedy of qisas [the principle of retaliatory punishment] entrenches blatant, systemic, and structurally-entrenched violations of human rights in Iran. ... Read more