Previous EU Needed Now to Lead on Press Protection

The U.S. is no longer the active leader in promoting press freedom as a vital pillar of democracy. The EU

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Massive May Day Labor Protests in Iran

ISICRC Staff   May 1st, which is Labor Day in Iran and most other parts of the world, brought massive

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Baha’is in Iran Plagued by Worsening ‘Systematic Persecution’

By Maya Margit Source: The Media Line   Member of 300,000-strong community who fled Islamic Republic describes life under oppressive

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Iran: Two 17-year-old boys flogged and secretly executed in abhorrent violation of international law

Source: Amnesty International   The Iranian authorities have flogged and secretly executed two boys under the age of 18, Amnesty

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The Mullahs Are the Iranian People’s Worst Enemies

By Aaron Kliegman Source: The Washington Free Beacon   Since Donald Trump became president, countless pundits and journalists have flocked

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Iran Sinks in Press Freedom Index After Jailing More Journalists

By Michael Lipin Source: Voice of America (VOA) This article originated in VOA’s Persian service.  Media rights group Reporters Without Borders

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Iran’s first champion female boxer cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

Source: The Telegraph   The first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout has cancelled plans to return home

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Iran: Release women’s rights defenders detained for peacefully protesting against forced veiling

Source: Amnesty International April 18, 2019   Iranian authorities must stop harassing, arresting and imprisoning women’s rights defenders peacefully protesting

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