Political Freedom

Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Iran's Response to the Internet

This report documents Iran's response to the rise of the Internet as a form of mass media. This response includes the use of existing laws ... Read more

Condemned by Law: Assassination of Political Dissidents Abroad

The Iranian regime’s state-sponsored campaign of political assassinations abroad does not merely violate the criminal laws of the jurisdictions in which the crimes took place ... Read more

No Safe Haven: Iran's Global Assassination Campaign

Since 1979, the senior leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been linked to at least 162 extrajudicial killings of the regime’s political opponents ... Read more

Murder at Mykonos: Anatomy of a Political Assassination

In September 1992 agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) murdered three leading members of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) in the ... Read more

A Legal Analysis on Violation of Rights in the Post-Election Events

In this legal commentary, Shadi Sadr, the prominent Iranian lawyer and women's rights activist, examines the unlawful crackdown on dissent following Iran’s June 12, 2009 ... Read more

The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center Condemns Women’s Convictions for Gathering Signatures

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2010 NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT - The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) condemns the conviction by the appeals ... Read more

Unfrocking of a clergy in accusation of acting against national security and propaganda against system

Ahmad Reza Ahmad-Pour in accusation of acting against national security due to interviewing with the foreign media and propaganda against system was condemned to be unfrocked.

Hundreds Held in Iran after Ashoura protests

Ashoura, a holiday in late December, marked the arrest of many due to their participation in protests against the regime. ... Read more

IHRDC Releases Report: Speaking for the Dead: Survivor Accounts of Iran’s 1988 Massacre

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2009 NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT - The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) today released a report comprised of ... Read more

Memorandum on Freedom of Assembly

INTERNATIONAL HuMAr' RIGHTS CLINIC FACULTY OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ... Read more

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