Amnesty- Mohammad Ali Taheri, who has spent four years in solitary confinement in Tehran's Evin Prison for "insulting Islamic sanctities" through his spiritual
UN RIGHTS CONDEMN EXECUTION SURGE IN IRAN
Two United Nations human rights experts have condemned the sharp increase in executions across Iran in recent weeks, urging the regime in
By Hamid Yazdan Panah, on behalf of Near East Observatory
Iran continues to be front page news around the world.Yet little attention is paid to the daily life of Iran's workers. In the spirit of May day, Near East Observatory has conducted an interview with renowned Iranian labor activist Mansour Osanlou regarding the present situation of labor in Iran.
Human Rights Situation in Iran – Annual Report 2014
The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran has published an analytical report on the human rights situation in Iran during the one-year period (2014-2015). This report is the result of daily efforts of the organization and its dedicated members in the past few years based on a survey-based project started in 2009 and indicated as statistical analysis on this report.
Thousands of teachers in Iran demand higher wages
The Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency says thousands of teachers have staged nationwide protests demanding higher wages.
The report says peaceful protests were held Thursday in several cities, including the capital, Tehran.
It says the teachers gathered in silence in front of provincial Education Ministry buildings. In Tehran, hundreds of teachers gathered in front of parliament.