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Human Rights Under Rouhani

A new campaign by the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center brings awareness to conditions inside Iran. UN Chief Ban Ki Moon recently called on Iranian ... Read more

UN report blasts Iran for persecution of Christians, other religious minorities

Originally posted at: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/03/21/irans-regime-targets-evangelical-christians-as-national-security-threat/ The election last year of self-professed moderate President Hassan Rouhani has not brought Iran's Christians any relief, according to a new United ... Read more

Experts Predict: Iran Will Remain Deadly

Two reports indicate that despite a new president’s overtures to the contrary, Iran will remain a deadly place for LGBTs. ... Read more

Your Facebook Timeline, Reimagined As An Iranian Political Prisoner's

With more than 800 Iran citizens jailed for their lifestyles, beliefs, or professions, the "Unlock Iran" project aims to humanize the data by putting people in the prisoners' social media shoes. ... Read more

Arrest, Hang, Repeat: Executions in Iran

Originally posted at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gissou-nia/arrest-hang-repeat-execut_b_4932516.html One night last month, the flashing lights and sounds of a mass rush of emails, texts and social hits woke me from ... Read more

American Pastor Saeed Abedini Profiled in Innovative Art Project in Front of UN

Originally posted at: http://aclj.org/iran/american-pastor-saeed-abedini-profiled-innovative-art-project-in-front-of-un The life of a prisoner of conscience in a repressive regime is a harsh existence, and only a few fully grasp this ... Read more

Unlock Iran’ Prisoners Displayed at Tompkins Square Park

Originally posted at: http://www.boweryboogie.com/2014/02/unlock-iran-prisoners-displayed/ Tompkins Square Park is being used a canvas to open up a dialogue about human rights, particularly regarding Iranian prisoners. ‘Unlock Iran’ ... Read more

Activists Display Faces of Iranian Prisoners in Tompkins Square Park

Originally posted at: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140220/east-village/activists-display-faces-of-iranian-prisoners-tompkins-square-park By Danielle Tcholakian on February 20, 2014 4:20pm  EAST VILLAGE — Street artists and activists pasted massive portraits of Iranian prisoners on the ground inTompkins ... Read more

Protest Installation to Document Prisoners in Iran

Originally posted at: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/ The “Inside Out” project, created by the Parisian street artist J R, joined forces with the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center in ... Read more

Street art protest at UN for Iranian prisoners

By The Art Newspaper. From In The FramePublished online: 18 February 2014 On a snowy Tuesday morning the street artist and photographer JR's Inside Out Project and ... Read more

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