Iran

Infographic: Women in Prison

This infographic explores conditions endured by female inmates in Iran’s prison system. Although they constitute a relatively small percentage of total prisoners in Iran, cultural attitudes and the second-class legal status of women ensure that they face a host of additional obstacles in detention. ... Read more

Infographic: Incarceration in Iran

This infographic examines statistics related to the state of Iran’s prison system and the broader implications of the Iranian judiciary’s approach to criminal justice, including ... Read more

Infographic - Government Corruption in Iran

It is hoped by many in Iran that the removal of broad sanctions will lead to a gradual improvement in the country's economic situation. But several recent court cases trying former government officials for embezzlement and financial corruption demonstrate an undeniable truth about life in the Islamic Republic of Iran: that public funds often find their way into private hands, and that the arbitrariness and weak rule of law that characterize the Islamic Republic's judicial system also cripple the country's economy. ... Read more

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