Amnesty Report on Iran’s Horrifying Execution Rate
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Amnesty Report on Iran’s Horrifying Execution Rate

According Amnesty’s recent report on Iran, the Iranian authorities are believed to have executed nearly 700 people only between 1 January and 15 July 2015….

Kurdish Political Prisoner Alireza Rasoli on Hunger Strike
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Kurdish Political Prisoner Alireza Rasoli on Hunger Strike

For the past 21 days Kurdish political prisoner Alireza Rasoli has been on hunger strike in the central prison of Mahabad. Rasoli is ill and…

Iran Executed Kurdish Political Prisoner Mansur Arvand
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Iran Executed Kurdish Political Prisoner Mansur Arvand

Kurdish political prisoner Mansur Arvand was executed on Sunday, June 14, in Miandoab’s central Prison. Early on Sunday morning Mansur Arvand was transferred from Mahabad’s…

Yearly Human Rights Report: 956 Kurds Imprisoned and 206 were Killed or Injured by Iran
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Yearly Human Rights Report: 956 Kurds Imprisoned and 206 were Killed or Injured by Iran

According to data gathered by the PDKI, at least 956 Kurds have been arrested by Iranian authorities during the past year (which, according to the…

Kurdish political prisoner Sabir Moane executed by Iran
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Kurdish political prisoner Sabir Moane executed by Iran

Kurdish political prisoner Sabir Moklid Moane, one of several prisoners previously on hunger strike in the prison of Urmia (also spelled Orumiyeh) in Iranian Kurdistan,…

Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike for 19 days
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Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike for 19 days

For the past 19 days, Kurdish political prisoners in the prison of Urmia (also spelled Orumiyeh) in Iranian Kurdistan have been on hunger strike. They…

Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities
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Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities

Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh was denied medical care by Iranian prison authorities for two years in spite of suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding. After collapsing…