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The international rights group's criticism comes days before the third anniversary of the start of the Saudi-led military campaign against Iran-allied rebels in Yemen. "Three years on, Yemen's conflict shows no real signs of abating, and all sides continue to inflict horrific suffering on the civilian ... Amnesty International European
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has been an especially strong critic of Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers. ... killings given his disdain for international law and international institutions," said Zeke Johnson, senior director of programs at Amnesty International USA. North Korea

Amnesty International (AI) slammed the United States and Britain on Friday for their continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been militarily ... civilians" over the course of the war, adding that all of the warring factions, including the Houthi rebels backed by Iran, have violated international law. Arabia
Human rights defenders who have communicated with UN human rights mechanisms have faced reprisals by the Iranian authorities. For these reasons, Amnesty International calls on the UN Human Rights Council to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran.
They are also "subject to entrenched discrimination" in daily life, Amnesty International says, "including in access to divorce, employment, equal inheritance and political office." Iranian women, for instance, are banned from singing in public, cannot attend public sports events and need a husband's ... protest
Amnesty International says two Iranian human rights activists are enduring "appalling treatment" in a prison outside Tehran. In a statement ... of stoning. Daemi is serving a sentence of seven years for distributing leaflets and writing posts on Facebook and Twitter that criticized Iran's use of the death penalty. activists

Iranian authorities arrested humanitarian medicine expert Ahmadreza Djalali during a 2016 visit to Iran, charged him with spying and sentenced him to ... Affairs a formal right to actually meet with him because he is now a Swedish citizen," says Ami Hedenborg of Amnesty International's Sweden branch.
A warning by Iranian police that women could be jailed for up to a decade for joining protests against compulsory veiling has put dozens at immediate risk of unjust imprisonment and represents an alarming escalation of the authorities' violent crackdown on women's rights, said Amnesty International.
It pointed out that the UN Human Rights Council renewed the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, yet the Iranian authorities denied her access to the country. Rouhani, was re-elected for a second term last year, but Amnesty International emphasised that ...
London-based international human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has levied serious criticism against Iran for its continued violation of human ... Iranian authorities "heavily suppressed" the "rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly, as well as freedom of religion ...
While the leaders of U.S. and European countries focus on finding a way out of the impasse left by the flawed nuclear deal forged with Iran in 2015, one ... what happened to these detainees is alarming,” said Magdalena Mughrabi, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
During a protest in Iran, a young woman jumped up on a telephone box and slowly and deliberately took off her white head dress, her hijab. Tying the hajib to a black stick, she waved it like a flag. This was a massive move of defiance against a regime that has, since 1979, required all women to cover their ...
A woman who tore her headscarf off in public and waved it like a flag was reportedly arrested during the anti-government protests in Iran. ... Amnesty International is calling on Iranian authorities to "immediately and unconditionally" release a woman who was arrested in Tehran last month for apparently ...
Amnesty International is calling on Iranian authorities to "immediately and unconditionally" release a woman who was arrested in Tehran last month for apparently protesting peacefully against the country's mandatory Islamic dress code. In a January 24 statement, the London-based rights group also ...
A 2017 Amnesty International report detailed cases of Afghans who have been returned from European countries – including Norway – to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or living in constant fear of persecution. ... Taibeh was born in Iran and has never visited Afghanistan, where she is terrified of going.
Amnesty International is outraged by reports that Iranian authorities have amputated the hand of a man convicted of theft. ... a domestic movement to abolish such cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments has long been underway in Iran and many Iranians, including several clerics and religious scholars, ...
Amnesty International is outraged by reports that Iranian authorities have amputated the hand of a man convicted of theft. ... abolish such cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments has long been underway in Iran and many Iranians, including several human rights defenders, clerics and religious scholars, ...

“Iran's deadly anti-drugs campaign has had an enormous human toll over the years, resulting in gross human rights violations in the name of ill-conceived crime prevention policies.” “The Iranian authorities have executed thousands of people for drugs offences in Iran, in blatant violation of international law ...
... demanding information about loved ones who disappeared in anti-establishment protests, Amnesty International describes the situation of detainees in Iran as “alarming”. In a statement published Tuesday, January 9, Amnesty International (AI) called upon Iranian authorities to immediately investigate ...
Last year, Amnesty called on the Iranian parliament to amend proposed legislation to ensure that the death penalty was prohibited for all non-lethal crimes, in line with international human rights law. Each year Iran executes hundreds of prisoners, the vast majority of whom have been convicted of drugs ...
Rights group Amnesty International is calling on Iranian authorities to immediately investigate reports that at least five people have died in custody after a crackdown on anti-establishment protests over the past two weeks. Amnesty said in a statement Tuesday that prison conditions in Iran are "nightmarish" ...
The Iranian authorities must immediately investigate reports that at least five people have died in custody following a crackdown on anti-establishment protests, and take all necessary steps to protect detainees from torture and prevent any further deaths, Amnesty International said today. “The shroud of ...
Reformist Iranian lawmaker Mahmood Sadeqi told the semiofficial Iranian Labor News Agency that he holds details on detained students. But he said he ... Rights group Amnesty International accused Iran of having an "appalling" track record of carrying out mass arbitrary arrests of peaceful demonstrators.
Djalali was a visiting professor at Belgium's Vrije University when Iranian authorities detained him during a visit in April, when he had traveled to Iran to attend a scientific workshop based on an official invitation from an Iranian university. He was accused of passing information to Israel's Mossad intelligence ...
Amnesty International says Iran's Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish academic who has been convicted of espionage. Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute, was arrested during a visit for a conference in Tehran for espionage and "enmity ...
Several photos and videos posted to social media during the recent Iran anti-government demonstrations have shown women removing their hijabs to protest the Iranian dress code and one woman raising her fist in the air as she walked through a cloud of tear gas. The images are notable in that Iran ...
1/4/18 - 11:45 a.m. -- Amnesty International says Iranian authorities "must ensure the right to peaceful protest, investigate reports that security forces have ... The pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, quoted Iran's most famous human rights lawyer as saying Iranians should stay on ...
Iran has hanged a child offender convicted of rape and murder despite calls from the United Nations and human rights groups to halt the execution. ... Hours before the hanging was due to take place, Amnesty International and UN human rights officials had urged Iran to commute his sentence to a jail term.
"The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution of this juvenile offender and annul the death sentence against him in compliance with their ... Amnesty International also called on Tehran to halt putting Pourjafar to death, saying that Iran was a signatory to an international treaty banning the ...
Iranian authorities must ensure the right to peaceful protest, investigate reports that security forces have unlawfully used firearms against unarmed protesters and protect hundreds of detainees from torture and other ill-treatment, Amnesty International said today amid concerns that the crackdown against ...
Iran's Supreme Court has confirmed that it is upholding the death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish academic who has been convicted of espionage for Israel. Ahmadreza Djalali, a physician and researcher in disaster relief at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute, was arrested in April 2016 during a visit to a ...
Iranian authorities claim that Djalali delivered information on Iran's nuclear and defense plans and personnel to Israel's intelligence agency, Mossad, ... Iran is one of the world's most prolific practitioners of capital punishment, executing at least 567 people in 2016, according to Amnesty International. Most of ...
Inside Iran, reports from human rights organizations such as Amnesty International are alarming. The Iranian regime heavily suppressed and oppressed any opposition movements, women, human rights defenders and political activists. Ironically, the rule of the “moderates” in the presidential office had the ...
In October, a court in Iran sentenced Mr Djalali to death for spying - a charge that he and his wife previously consistently denied. Five days ago, human rights group Amnesty International said the Iranian Supreme Court had upheld the sentence "through a secret and hasty process and without allowing any ...
Djalali was a visiting professor at Belgium's Vrije University when Iranian authorities detained him during a visit in April, when he had traveled to Iran to attend a scientific workshop based on an official invitation from an Iranian university. He was accused of passing information to Israel's Mossad intelligence ...
Amnesty International said on Tuesday that Iran's courts had 'run roughshod over the rule of law' by upholding the death sentence of an academic accused ... Jafari Dolatabadi said the information led to the assassination of two Iranian nuclear scientists, Majid Shahriari and Masoud Alimohammadi, killed in ...
Amnesty International says Iran's Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish academic who has been convicted of espionage. Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute, was arrested during a visit for a conference in Tehran for espionage and "enmity ...
On Monday, the Greek branch of Amnesty International published a statement ... preparing for a war in Iran and inciting more war in Lebanon.".
Some 75 Nobel prizewinners have called on the Iranian government to ... by Djalali has claimed that he was sentenced after refusing to spy for Iran. ... They include: Amnesty International, the human rights group; senators in ...
Most of the aid that gets to the region comes from individual Iranians, not the ... its own security and survival before the welfare of the Iranian people. ... executions as illustrated by the Amnesty International, and terrorism, first.
Before Shiite clerics took over Iran, Sabet lived another life. ... The Iranian government, says Amnesty International, routinely denies the Baha'is "equal rights to .... They felt it their duty to serve not only Baha'is but all Iranians.
As an Iranian general bragged, Iran can activate its cells in any nation to attack ... according to Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.
Why Iran Quietly Abolished Death Penalty For Some Drug Crimes ... "[There's a] realization by the Iranian authorities that executions have not been ... director at Amnesty International (AI), which is staunchly anti-death-penalty, ...
The President's speech marked the first time since the 1979 Iranian ... by Amnesty International and the Iran Human Rights Documentation ...
The plight of British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, accused of trying ... Human rights group Amnesty International said it came after ...
She is being held at Evin Prison which Amnesty International has ... while human rights campaigners in Iran have described its curbs on visiting ...
The quake's epicenter was in Iraq, but it devastated the Iranian border .... The UN and human rights groups like Amnesty International call it ...
Amnesty International has examined in detail four local agreements ... under the auspices of international sponsors such as Russia and Iran.
She has never been to Afghanistan as the family fled to Norway from Iran in 2012. Taibeh told Amnesty International that she is terrified of what ...
Boris Johnson admits he 'could have been clearer' after call to Iran over ... forced to call his Iranian counterpart to insist it was 'always clear' Nazanin ... "He set out his intention to visit Iran before the end of the year to discuss the case further. .... Allan Hogarth, Amnesty International UK's head of policy and ...


 

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