Due Process

Sakineh Ashatiani, sentenced to stoning, still risks death

Sakineh Mohamaddi Ashtiani, a mother of two, has been accused of adultery, which she denies. She is held on death row, and although her previous sentence to stoning by death has been revoked, she still faces execution. ... Read more

Full disclosure of deaths and torture at notorious detention centre

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Al Index: MDE ... Read more

Amnesty International: fears for prisoners on death row

Imminent executions for crimes: mention made of Zeynab Jalalian, and Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani. ... Read more

One civilian and 11 military are defendants in Kahrizak case

Mohammad Mosaddegh said in the Kahrizak case there are 12 accusation including one civilian and 11 military who are NAJA agents and all of them have confessed to their crimes.

Detained rights defender facing trial

Shiva Nazar Ahavi, a journalist and human rights reporter, has charges against her that could result in the death penalty. ... Read more

Mohsen Armin was arrested

Mohsen Armin was arrested today morning. His laptop, some papers and ID Cards were confiscated. ... Read more

Political activist at risk of torture in Iran

Heshmat was the leader of a banned political party. ... Read more

Inside Iran's Intimidation Campaign

The Ahmadinejad regime just hit an Iranian-American scholar with a 15-year prison sentence. The Daily Beast’s Gary Sick on his role in the case—and why it’s proof of Tehran’s moral bankruptcy. ... Read more

Iran reformist jailed five years over vote unrest: lawyer

TEHRAN - Iran has sentenced a reformist politician to a five-year prison term for provoking street riots after the country’s disputed June presidential election, his ... Read more

U.S. Presses Tehran to Free Two Detainees

By FARNAZ FASSIHI The United States is asking that Iran immediately release two jailed foreign nationals even as it pursues talks over Tehran's nuclear program, according ... Read more

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