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Last week, it was reported that two British-Australian women and one Australian man were being held by the Iranian authorities

Last week, it was reported that two British-Australian women and one Australian man were being held by the Iranian authorities, as a result of two separate arrests. It took approximately two days after the initial reports before names were revealed for the couple involved in one of the incidents.

Religious Minorities and equality

A new Education Minister has been appointed in the Rouhani administration, and he appears poised to spearhead a new crackdown on access to education for religious minorities in Iran.

The NGOs appealed to the UN Human Rights Council to put an end to the impunity that the Iranian regime officials have enjoyed for more than three decades

A number of organisations have written a statement to the United Nations to highlight the injustices in Iran with regards to the leaders that played a part in the 1988 massacre in which 30,000 political prisoners, mainly members of the main opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK), were executed.

Iran security forces attack peaceful workers protest

Iranian state security forces violently attacked a peaceful gathering of HEPCO industrial complex workers on Monday, which led to 15 workers being injured and 30-40 being arrested.

The Iranian Regime’s guards at Raja’i Shahr Prison attacked and severely beat Iranian prisoners

The Iranian Regime’s guards at Raja’i Shahr Prison (also known as Ghordasht Prison) in Karaj attacked and severely beat Iranian Sunni prisoners of conscience after they held a peaceful protest over prison conditions and denial of medical treatment.

Reports began to emerge on Wednesday concerning some of the latest foreign nationals to be detained on spurious grounds in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Reports began to emerge on Wednesday concerning some of the latest foreign nationals to be detained on spurious grounds in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Those reports concerned three Australian nationals who were arrested in two separate incidents.

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