Foreign-based women journalists covering Iran face "increased and concerning levels" of online harassment and abuse, say Article 19 and Committee to Protect Journalists.
A female Iranian political prisoner has told her family that she has been repeatedly subjected to strip-down searches in various detention centers.
An appeal court in Iran has upheld the verdict and one-year prison sentence of British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, held on ambiguous charges.
Based on figures published by Iran’s census registration bureau, 791 babies were born in the past six months from mothers aged 10-14 years-old.
Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier between Iran and South Korea in Tehran was played without fans, thwarting women after earlier notice that they would be admitted.
The lawyer for an Iranian American jailed in Iran urged Tehran to allow him to leave jail temporarily if his elderly father undergoes surgery in the country.
The brother of Iranian activist-cum-citizens’ journalist Sepideh Gholian reported Monday that his sister, on prison furlough, had been arrested at her home.
Three activists jailed since August 14 in Iran have said that they have refused to sign a pledge not to sue the country’s Supreme Leader in order to be freed.
A human rights group and activists say that several political prisoners were attacked and injured in their ward by violent inmates in a Tehran prison on Friday.
A group of plaintiffs have made a formal request for the arrest of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi if he travels to Scotland to attend a climate conference.