Archive for June 2011

Rape and Torture: Legacy of the Post-Election Crackdown

(10 June 2011) On the second anniversary of the disputed June 2009 election and the ensuing repression, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran today released video testimony from a young female detainee describing in detail her severe torture and repeated rape after her arbitrary arrest.
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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 – 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), has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Iran.
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