Human Right Watch

Disaster medicine scientist sentenced to death in Iran

A researcher studying disaster medicine at two European institutes has been sentenced to death in Iran, apparently for security-related offenses. Iranian-born Ahmadreza Djalali, a scientist at the Research Center in Emergency and Disaster Medicine (CRIMEDIN) at …

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3 Prisoners Executed in Birjand Prison

Three Baluchi prisoners who had been charged with drug-related crimes were hanged in Birjand prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), three Baluchi prisoners who had been charged with …

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Iran: The Most Active State Sponsor of Terrorism

The U.S. government classifies the Islamic Republic of Iran as the “most active state sponsor of terrorism.” The U.S. has designated Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. What is state-sponsored terrorism? State-sponsored terrorism …

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