Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison

by Center for Human Rights in Iran Iranian defense attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh told her husband she has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes. Her statement follows media reports quoting the hardline judge overseeing her case who… Continue Reading  

Iran Sentences Men Who Supported Women’s Protests to Six Years Prison

by Center for Human Rights in Iran Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami have both been sentenced to six years imprisonment in Iran and banned from leaving the country or engaging in online activities for two years for peacefully protesting the country’s compulsory… Continue Reading  

Judiciary’s Intensifying Crackdown on Defense Attorneys in Iran Must End

by Center for Human Rights in Iran An intensifying state crackdown on human rights defenders in Iran, in which the authorities have denied attorneys the ability to represent their clients and jailed them for attempting to do so, violates Iran’s… Continue Reading  

Details of US Student’s 10-Year Sentence in Iran Reveal Yet Another Arbitrary Prosecution of Western National

by Center for Human Rights in Iran The Iranian judiciary’s sentencing of American academic researcher Xiyue Wang to 10 years in prison on unspecified espionage charges reflects the continued ability of security and intelligence agencies to dictate unlawful and arbitrary… Continue Reading