New UN Report: No Improvement on Human Rights in Iran as Arbitrary Arrests and Torture Continue
Iran has failed to improve its record on human rights, according to a new report by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Iran. The report, Ahmed Shaheed’s sixth to the UN General Assembly, states “at least 14 journalists and 15 bloggers and social media activists were reportedly either in detention or sentenced for their peaceful activities as of July 2016.”
Son of Jailed Journalist: “The Supreme Leader is to Blame for my Father’s Poor Health”
Jailed journalist Isa Saharkhiz has started a hunger strike, his fourth since he has been in prison.