Iran using dual national detainees as economic bargaining chips – Analysis

Arrests like that of Briton Kameel Ahmady are also being used to leverage the release of Iranians accused of violating

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Soheil Arabi, an Iranian jailed blogger must be released immediately

By Hamed Sadra Source: Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) #FreeSoheil Soheil is a jailed rights activist and a

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Iranian metalheads avoid prison, commence rocking Norway

  By Justin Rohrlich Source: Quartz   A judge in Tehran last month handed down harsh sentences to the two

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Iran prison nightmare: London student opens up on psychological torture suffered in Evin

  LONDON student Ana Diamond shared details of the horrific psychological torture she was subjected to when imprisoned in a

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Iran: women activists forced to make filmed ‘confessions’ over veiling laws

  Source: Amnesty International UK At least six cases since April, including one where state broadcaster forcibly filmed detained mother

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Abass Amirentezam’s Children Filed an Action Against Government of Iran and IRGC for Alleged 38 Years of Torture, in Federal Court Under FSIA

  Source: PR.com   The family of Mr. Abbas Amirentezam, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iran in 1979, filed an

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BREAKING : BBC Accepts Iran’s Demand Of Blackout On Its Persian Sites Amid Regime’s Attacks On Press

A deal to not share reporting from Iran on BBC Persian has angered staffers who see it as complicity with

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Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist, in poor health and denied urgent specialized medical treatment

ISICRC Staff   Mohammad Habibi, Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist, is in poor health and is being denied the urgent specialized

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✻ Continuing Coverage on Strikes and Labor Protests in Iran: May 1st thru May 21st

ISICRC Staff This is ISICRC’s eighth report on the ongoing national workers uprising; for all previous reports please click here.  May

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Three Board Members of the Iranian Writers Association (IWA) were Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Source: Human Rights Activists News Agency   Baktash Abtin, Reza Khandan Mahabadi, and Keyvan Bajan were charged with “propaganda against

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