Swedish-Iranian Academic Handed Death Sentence in Iran

Editor 25 October 2017

by Armin Baldwin

Ahmadreza Jalali, a Swedish-Iranian scholar has been sentenced to death in Iran. Swedish authorities and Amnesty International are protesting the sentence.

Jalali who has Iranian citizenship, but is a permanent resident of Sweden, is a researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

Welcoming Iranian President Rouhani to UN General Assembly Sends Wrong Message

Editor 18 September 2017

 by Atousa Pilger

Newly elected to his second term in office, Iran’s president oversaw more than 3,100 people hanged during his first term. Some 100 executions were carried out in July of this year, several of them in public, and at least one involving someone who was a minor at the time of his alleged crime.

MEPs Call for Justice for 1988 Massacre Victims

Editor 14 September 2017

by Armin Baldwin

Friends of a Free Iran (FOFI) in the European Parliament held a conference on 13th September calling on the Council of the European Union, the member states and the High Representative of the European Union, Mrs. Federica Mogherini, to act and speak out against the horrific human rights abuses that take place in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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