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Murdered at her father’s grave

Regime agents beat an Iranian woman to death at the funeral of her father, a respected opposition journalist and former member of parliament. They are now trying to cover up their crime. Government officials are saying that the woman, Haleh […]

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Amnesty International seeks ‘urgent action’ on Shiva and Fakhravar

Amnesty International has taken up the cause of two Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS) members abducted by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shiva Kamalipour


Update on abduction of Arash Fakhravar in Paris; French authorities were alerted by FBI

More details have emerged in Europe about the April 29 abduction in Paris of Arash Fakhravar. Blogger Mehrtash, who is close to the Confederation of Iranian

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Imprisoned blogger in grave condition; medical care denied because he won’t ‘confess’

An imprisoned blogger and online dissident is in grave condition with a kidney infection, and authorities are denying him medical attention. Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki (pictured) has been imprisoned since 2009


Arzhang Davoodi beaten, placed in solitary for prison speech

One of the top suffering political prisoners for the Iranian student cause has been beaten and placed in solitary confinement for a brief speech he gave illicitly over