Lives of Hunger Strikers in Peril 

New Report on Iran’s Prison Deaths Raises Concern for the Lives of 18 Prisoners of Conscience on Hunger Strike – (24 June 2011) Iran’s pattern of prison abuse and neglect demonstrates that the lives of prisoners of conscience are at risk, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today, with the publication of a new report, Death in Prison: No One Held Accountable.

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Authorities Responsible for the Lives of Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Officials Must Account for Recent Deaths – Unjustly Imprisoned Prisoners of Conscience Must be Released – (20 June 2011) Iranian officials should take all steps necessary to safeguard the lives of prisoners of conscience on hunger strike the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.

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Shocking Confidential Report Admits to Iranian TV’s Provocation of Post-Election Uprising

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has obtained an exclusive copy of a confidential report prepared by a sub-division of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), in which the IRIB’s performance following the 2009 presidential election is seriously criticized and the network is held responsible for widespread protests arising from the announcement of the election results. The confidential report is dated 9 August 2009.

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Authorities Responsible for Death of Imprisoned Dissident on Hunger Strike

Many Other Political Prisoners Vulnerable to “Willful Neglect” (13 June 2011)  The Iranian Judiciary and prison officials are responsible for the death of Hoda Saber, a prominent dissident who died of a heart attack on 10 June, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.  Saber had been on a hunger strike.
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Following the death of Mr Hoda Saber, testimony of his fellow prisoners reveals the direct responsibility of the authorities.

Karim Lahidji

Karim Lahidji, Vice-president of International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and President of the Iranian League for the Defence of Human Rights (LDDHI), said today: “The demise of Hoda Saber in Evin Prison is another sign of the looming human catastrophe in Iranian prisons.

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Iran: Impunity continues to claim victims

Shirin Ebadi & 4 human rights organisations call for end to impunity and visit of Special Rapporteur to Iran- 8 June 2011 – On the eve of the second anniversary of the widespread crackdown on public protests in Iran, Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and four human rights organizations called on the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights and the Human Rights Council to take a more serious stance in protecting the security and human rights of the Iranian people.

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IRAN: Trade unionist Reza Shahabi sentenced to six years of prison

Paris-Geneva, April 19, 2012. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), expresses its deepest concern about the sentencing of trade unionist Reza Shahabi to six-year imprisonment.
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