Four confirmed cases of tuberculosis among prisoners in Iran's Tehran province are sparking fears of a possible outbreak in the prison known for its cramped conditions and inadequate healthcare.
The United States on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and entities for “serious” human rights abuses.
According to Information received by Avatoday, some 1,500 asylum seekers from Iran, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan are currently trapped at Belarusian and Polish border.
Iran's supreme court has issued death sentences against a 27-year-old and his 33-year-old lover for adultery, Iranian media reported on Saturday.
The fate of Davood Rahimi, a 34-year-old Kurd from Naqadeh in northwest Iran, is still not known 63 days after his arrest by Iranian security forces.
An independent Kurdish group for human rights has revealed widespread torture carried out in “Revolutionary Guards and intelligence ministry’s secret detention centers” in Kurdish areas of Iran.
A US citizen, who is not allowed by the state from leaving Iran, risks death unless he has surgery within days, his family said Monday.
Iran’s judiciary on Thursday confirmed the death of prisoner Shahin Naseri, who was known for his horrifying account of torture against executed wrestler and political prisoner Navid Afkari.
Family of Kurdish political activist Yasser Mangouri said he has died after being summoned by members of Iran’s Intelligence Ministry, Human rights groups reported.
Qader Mohammadzadeh, a Kurdish political prisoner, is in critical health condition after being on hunger strike for 36 days, a human rights group said.