An Iranian-born scientist, who is now a resident of Sweden, was arrested last year in Iran and may be facing the death penalty.
By INU Staff
INU - Last week four Kurdish porters were arrested in the border area of Banneh in Western Iran. Agents of the Iranian regime then proceeded to push them down into the valley. This resulted in three of the men being seriously injured. The fourth man, Azad Ghassemi, died as a result of the fall. He was father to a small child.
In an article published on February 06, 2017 by Fox News referencing a report by the Associated Press, Amnesty International said Tuesday that at least 13,000 people were killed in mass hangings by Syrian authorities at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as the “slaughterhouse" following the 2011 uprising.
During the elections in United States, each candidate presented different policies for interacting with Iran. One focused on continuing the policy of appeasement in exchange for concessions from Iran, even though this policy had limited success in forging changes in the region.
The state website, Kashkan reported that on February 4, 2017, the criminal judiciary of the regime in the Lorestan province sentenced a man and a woman to to be stoned as their punishment.
By INU Staff
INU - On Monday, Amnesty International issued an urgent public call to action regarding the situation facing an Iranian political prisoner who has been deprived of much-needed medical attention. The statement is the latest in a long series of reports dealing with a wave of hunger strikes being conducted by political prisoners to call attention to their cases, their own systematic mistreatment, or the overall conditions and abuses of political prisoners throughout the country’s prison system.