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International Human Rights Day

By INU Staff

INU- December 10 was International Human Rights Day; a time for people around the world to stand up and call out human rights violations. Given that the Iranian Regime has for 40 years been one of the biggest human rights violators in the world, it seems only right to assess their human rights record.

Could Chabahar car bombing be pretext for crackdown on Iranian People?

By INU Staff

INU- Those familiar with the Iranian Regime’s tactics are raising serious concerns about the “suspicious” suicide car-bombing incident in Chabahar, southeast Iran, outside a city police station, noting that traditionally the Iranian Regime has used these sorts of incidents as a precursor to a violent crackdown on the Iranian people.

Amnesty: Iran complicit in ongoing human rights abuses

By INU Staff

INU- The Iranian Regime is complicit in “ongoing crimes against humanity” that arise from the 1988 massacre of thousands of political dissidents, Amnesty International said last week.

Juvenile Offender Executed

By INU Staff

INU- Between Sunday and Tuesday, the Iran Human Rights website issued three separate reports related to the Iranian judiciary’s ongoing use of capital punishment in cases where the accused person was below the age of 18 at the time of the crime.

Australian academic arrested for “spying” in Iran

By INU Staff

INU- A Melbourne University academic was arrested in Iran and accused of "social espionage" and "collaborating" with the West.

Population expert Dr Meimanat Hosseini Chavoshi, an Australian-Iranian dual national, was on a study tour in Tehran when she was arrested.

Arrestees’ Families Highlight Only a Part of Iran’s Crackdown

By Edward Carney

This week, the families of dual nationals detained in the Islamic Republic of Iran came together in an effort to speak with “one voice” while urging greater efforts by their own governments to secure the release of the falsely accused and arbitrarily detained.

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