94th woman executed in Iran

Two Executions in Iran

Azita Carlson 27 August 2019

By Azita Carlson

On Monday a prisoner was executed in Babol, Mazandaran province. According to state-run media, the prisoner was charged with murdering two cousins in the Babolkenar forest park.

Another unnamed woman was hanged at dawn on August 25, 2019 in the Central Prison of Mashhad, according to the state-run ROKNA news agency.

UK should hold Iran responsible for hostage-taking

UK Should Hold Iran Responsible for Hostage-Taking

Navid Felker 19 August 2019

by Navid  Felker

As yet another British citizen is reportedly arrested in Tehran by Iranian security forces, political scientist Dr Majid Rafizadeh says the British government should hold the Iranian Regime to account for taking their citizens hostage.

British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, who originally hails from the Kurdistan region of Iran was arrested recently on an unknown charge, at a time of increased tensions between the UK and Iran. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) seized a British-flagged oil tanker and its crew last month in retaliation for the UK detaining an Iranian oil tanker supposedly headed for Syria in violation of EU sanctions.

Iran arrests Baha’is

Iran Arrests Baha’Is

Atousa Pilger 14 August 2019

by Atousa Pilger

Security agents of the Iranian Regime have arrested at least seven Iranian Baha'is in the past ten days, according to recent reports, which were confirmed by an international Baha'i organisation.

The Geneva-based Baha'i International Community said they do not know which state-run entity is arresting the members of the religious minority or what charges they are being held on, but that at least five Iranian Baha'is have been arrested in different cities on Saturday.

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