President Obama’s Spiritual Advisor Asks for Clemency for Pastor Saeed Abedini’s Case in Iran


June 11, 2014 Source: The ACLJ  By Jordan Sekulow  Pastor Joel Hunter, known as President Obama’s spiritual advisor, recently returned from a trip to Iran where he raised American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s case with Iranian officials.  Pastor Hunter stated that he “specifically”… Read More

Iranian Political Prisoner, Gholamreza Khosravi, Was Executed on June 1, 2014


June 1, 2014 Source: Iran Human Rights The political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani who was transferred to solitary confinement yesterday, was executed in the Rajaishahr prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) early this morning. The office of Tehran’s Prosecutor… Read More

Baha’i Leaders in Iran Mark Six Years in Prison


By: by Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign RelationsMay 14, 2014 Today, May 14, marks six years in prison for the seven leaders of the Baha’i community in Iran. Their biographies can be found here, and they are citizens whose only crime… Read More

New fact-finding mission: UN expert to probe human rights in Iran through diaspora in Europe

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Source: UN Watch Published on May 26, 2014 in Iran by unwatch. Closed If only more of the UN did good work like this. UN PRESS RELEASE New fact-finding mission: UN expert to probe human rights in Iran through diaspora in Europe GENEVA (26… Read More



Death row prisoners Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, are at imminent risk of execution as the Supreme Court upheld their death sentences. Charged with “moharebeh” or “enmity against God,” they… Read More

Save 26 year old Rayhaneh Jabbari from being hanged in Iran


Rayhaneh Jabbari is sentenced to hang for killing her rapist in self defense in Iran Reyhaneh Jabbari is at risk of imminent execution for having killed a member of the Iranian intelligence services, Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a physician,… Read More

Iran rejects alleged violation of rights of religious minorities


Tehran, April 13, IRNA – Head of the Women Fraction of Majlis Fatemeh Rahbar on Sunday rejected as ˈhostileˈ the western media allegation that human rights of the religious minorities are not observed in Iran. Addressing a group of… Read More