Civil Liberties Resources

Over the course of 2014, Iran executed 13 people for crimes they had committed as minors. Among them is a young Afghan who was accused of...

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Sep 23, 2014 | Analysis, Civil Liberties, Accountability
A comparison of the charges leveled at victims of executions during the first year of the Rouhani and the last two years of the Ahmadinejad...
Sep 20, 2014 | Civil Liberties, Digital Security, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Prisoners’ Rights A drawing by four-year-old Mohana Ahmadi, depicting a man at the gallows as a woman and...
Sep 06, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Digital Security, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Internet Freedom On August 25, Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi condemned high-speed mobile communication...
Sep 04, 2014 | Civil Liberties, Cartoon, Digital Security
Just last week, prominent Iranian cleric Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said mobile internet was "immoral and unlawful." On Monday President...
Aug 23, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Legislative Developments Beleaguered cabinet member Reza Faraji Dana was impeached by the Majlis from his...
Aug 12, 2014 | Women's Participation, Advocacy, Civil Liberties, Digital Security, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Prisoners' Rights On July 31, the mother of the imprisoned journalist Saba Azarpeik reported that...
Aug 12, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Elections, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran University Issues July 9 marked the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the July 1999 student...
Aug 12, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Elections, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Women's Rights On June 24, the Majlis passed a bill that, if it becomes law, would criminalize abortion,...
Aug 12, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Elections, Accountability, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Government Intervention and Personal Freedoms The issue of government interference has been a major issue...
Aug 12, 2014 | Women's Participation, Civil Liberties, Digital Security, Nabz Bi-Weekly
This week in human rights in Iran Freedom of Expression Freedom of expression in Iran, particularly as it relates to the Internet, has been...