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Reporters Without Borders condemn appointment of a criminal as Iran regime’s Chief justice

By INU Staff

INU- Ebrahim Raisi, member of the feared Death Commission appointed by Ruhollah Khomeini in 1988, as well as a Khamenei protégé and former prosecutor general, has been chosen to head Iran’s justice system for the next five years. His March 7th appointment by Iran’s Supreme Leader is an insult to his victims’ families and another blow to judicial independence.

Iran given spot on UN Council for women, despite human rights abuses against women

By INU Staff

INU- Iran has been granted a seat on the United Nations Committee on the Status of Women, which oversees protests about the international abuse of women, despite the fact that the country is one of the top women rights’ abusers in the world.

Exposing Iran Regime gender discrimination in employment

By INU Staff

INU- Over the past 40 years, Iran has become one of the worst countries in the world in terms of women’s rights and opportunities, with even some of the state-run media outlets recently beginning to reveal the poor state of women’s rights under the mullahs.

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.

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