After 20 Years, Iran Finally To Be Reviewed by UN Human Rights Committee

Not that we should be all that surprised at the woeful inadequacy of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, but it’s taken them close to 20 years to review the appalling human rights record of Iran. That’s right – Iran was last reviewed by the committee in 1993 when its experts condemned “the extremely high[…]

Iran executes 17-Year Old Teenager

After China, Iran has the highest execution rate in the world. So far this year, more than 200 people have been executed in Iran, the majority of whom were charged with drug-related offences. cure for diabetes A group of independent United Nations human rights experts has condemned the execution of a teenager carried out yesterday[…]

Iran Arrests 6 Filmmakers Accused of Working for BBC

Iranian authorities have arrested a group of 6 filmmakers accusing them of working for the BBC Persian service and seeking to portray a negative image of the Islamic state , which is banned in the country. The arrests came a day after the service showed a documentary on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Few western[…]

Big Brother Iran

Google has warned users in Iran to “secure their accounts” following an unidentified hacker who generated fake website verification certificates that may have allowed the Iranian government to spy on its citizens – including dissidents – by intercepting communications. The company highlighted five separate steps, beginning with changing passwords and verifying account recovery options to[…]

Could Iran be on the verge of revolution?

Leon Panetta, the recently appointed U.S. Defense Secretary, and former CIA director, has predicted that revolution in Iran appears to be a matter of time. best essay writing service reviews “I think the reform movement in Iran is learning one hell of a lot from what’s happened in Tunisia and Egypt and Libya and Syria,”[…]

Google+ Blocked in Iran

The government of Iran has cracked down on freedom of speech once again, and blocked the new social network Google+, less than two weeks after it was launched. treatment for lipoma home solar panels Iranian officials fear that Google+ can be used by the United States as a “new spy tool” against the regime, and[…]

And the arrests continue…

Iranian human rights activist and documentary filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi was arrested Sunday in Tehran, Iran. The opposition website Kaleme reported that the reasons for her arrest were “unknown.” solar panels for home This is Mohammadi’s second arrest. The first was in 2009 as she laid a wreath on the grave of Neda Ahga-Soltan, a young woman who was[…]