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The sister of a jailed environmental activist in Iran said that the Regime’s authorities “do not care about justice”.

By INU Staff

INU- Katayoun Rajabi, the sister of Sam Rajabi, one of nine eco-activists arrested on vague espionage charges in January 2018, said that the families of the detained are trying to remain hopeful, but they do not believe that justice will be done.

In Oil-Rich Khuzestan Province, Residents Live in Slums

By INU Staff

INU- State-run IRNA news agency recently cited the Khuzestan governorate’s Director General of Social Affairs, when he said, “According to estimates, 850,000 Khuzestan residents are deprived and live in slums.”

Despite Institutional Sexism, Iran is Given Spot on UN Women’s Rights Committee

 By INU Staff

INU- On Wednesday, the United Nations’ Women’s Rights Committee announced that it was appointing the Islamic Republic of Iran to a working group on “communications on the status of women.” The appointment gives Iranian delegates a voice on issues for which the Iranian regime has received well-founded and highly publicized criticism.

Michael White Convicted as Crackdown on Western “Infiltration” Continues

By Edward Carney

It was revealed on Monday that Michael White, a US Navy veteran who was romantically involved with an Iranian woman, had been sentenced by an Iranian court to an unspecified prison term. It is the latest in a long series of cases that demonstrate what has been described by the United Nations and other human rights defenders as an escalating pattern of crackdowns on dual and foreign nationals in Iran.

Iran: Continuing human rights abuses highlighted by UN

By INU Staff

INU- The United Nations has publicly raised its concerns about the human rights abuses that continue in Iran. The report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran underlines a number of concerns that the UN urges the Iranian government to address in a timely manner.

Ebrahim Raisi Butcher of Political Prisoners Appointed As Head Of Iran Judiciary

By INU Staff

On March 4th published an article containing a detailed account of the horrific  Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in the  summer of 1988 in Iran who were serving or even had finished their sentences.

Even though there have been a number of articles addressing this issue but since Ebrahim Raisi a key member of the ‘Death Commission’ during the massacre has been appointed as the new head of the Iranian regime's Judiciary  it would be appropriate to have a comprehensive account of this horrific massacre from start to finish,  a crime which has remained without accounatbility up to this day.

Thus, it is recommended to read the story and let others know about it.


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