Category: Human Rights

Reformist Editor Arrested by Iran’s Security Agents Amid Pre-Election Crackdown

Source: Center for Human Rights in Iran Amid a widening crackdown on journalists and activists in Iran ahead of the country’s May 2017 presidential election, security agents arrested Morad Saghafi, the reformist editor-in-chief of Goftegoo (Conversation) magazine, on March 15, 2017. Morad Saghafi, editor-in-chief of Goftegoo (Conversation)

Iran is the biggest prison for journalists

INU – On Friday it was reported that the journalist and political analyst Morad Saghafi had been arrested just days after he verbally criticized the mayor of Tehran, saying in part that “financial corruption and tyranny” had resulted from his neglect

Billboard Of U.S. Soldier And Muslim Woman Commands Attention

Billboard Of U.S. Soldier And Muslim Woman an Iranian American Model in LA

Army captain assaulted at Walmart The suspect was charged with assault as a hate crime

ALBANY, N.Y. — Albany police arrested a 47-year-old Schenectady resident for assaulting a member of the U.S. Armed Forces while inside of a local department store on Thursday.

Jailed Blogger Not Tortured Before Death, Iran Says

TEHRAN — An influential Iranian lawmaker said Monday that a blogger who died last week while in captivity had not been tortured during interrogations. “According to a preliminary report, no traces of beating were seen on his body,” the lawmaker,

Videos shows inmate tortured by police

PRINEVILLE, Ore. – Curtis Hooper of Prineville is suing two counties, the city of Prineville and 15 people in federal court for more than $5 million. Having had frequent run-ins with the law, he says police in Jefferson and Crook

Footage Released of Man Being Beaten By NYPD Officer

Check Out 1:20!!! Original Video Description: CROWN HEIGHTS — On Monday evening, October 8, 2012, police were called about a man who was sleeping in the lounge of the Aliyah Center on East New York Ave. The caller may have

Let’s Talk Human Rights

تفاوت این زن با خود فروش فرصت طلبی به نام شیرین عبادی

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi declared Saturday that the Nobel Peace Prize she won while under house arrest 21 years ago helped to shatter her sense of isolation and ensured that the world would demand democracy in her military-controlled homeland.

Violation of human rights in Saudi Arabia Beatings and humiliation