Archive for January 2014

Amnesty: Iran Has Executed 40 People So Far This Year

Amnesty International alarmed at reported spike in executions, mostly for alleged drug offenses – TIME – By Andrew Katz Jan. 16, 2014 – Iran has carried out 40 executions since the start of 2014, according to Amnesty International, with at least 33 taking place in the last week.

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Iran Should Release Imprisoned Activist for Urgent Medical Treatment

Bahareh Hedayat

(January 17, 2013)—The Iranian Judiciary should immediately release imprisoned student activist Bahareh Hedayat before continued imprisonment and lack of adequate medical treatment for her chronic reproductive system problems cause irreversible damage to her health, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.

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