Archive for January 2024

Iran executes 2022 protester for murder

Human rights advocates criticise Mohammad Ghobadlou’s conviction, saying he did not get a fair trial.

Al Jazeera -2024-01-23- Iran has executed a man who ran over and killed a policeman, and injured five other people, during nationwide protests in 2022.

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Gaza war and South African lawsuit against Israel

2024-01-18- Vienna– We welcome the initiative of the Republic of South Africa to indict the State of Israel for genocide, the ongoing destruction of human life and livelihoods in Gaza at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, while also naming and condemning the atrocious crimes of Hamas.

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Iran to execute protester with mental health condition on Tuesday, says lawyer

Mon January 22, 2024-By AnneClaire Stapleton and Adam Pourahmadi, CNN— An Iranian protester with a mental health condition will be executed on Tuesday over the death of a local official during Iran’s 2022 mass demonstrations, his lawyer Amir Raesian said Monday.

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Relentless Campaign of Repression Seeks to Quash “Woman, Life, Freedom” Movement

Jan 16, 2024 – Three women prisoners of conscience in Iran, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Narges Mohammadi and journalists Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi, are confronting additional prison sentences on sham charges. The state persists in its attempts to coerce women into submission for the mere exercise of basic rights, said the Center for Human Rights in Iran.

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