The Iranian intelligence minister on Thursday accused detained members of a teachers’ union of “contact with terrorist groups” and “spies residing abroad.”
The wife of the Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali, whose execution was planned for May 21, has appealed to the EU for help, saying the Islamic Republic is considering postponing the sentence.
Imprisoned civil and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has called on right organizations to put pressure on the Islamic Republic for its crackdown on popular protests.
A watchdog organization has accused the UN Special Rapporteur on sanctions who recently visited Iran of receiving $200,000 from China to help whitewash its ethnic cleansing of the Uyghurs.
Amnesty International on Thursday accused the Islamic Republic of taking Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali "hostage" and using him as “a pawn in a cruel political game."
Prominent Iranian sociologist and former political prisoner Saeed Madani has been arrested on charges of "suspicious foreign connections" and “measures against the security” of the country.
The United Nations human rights office urged Iran Tuesday to halt the execution of Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali and rescind his death sentence.
The world’s largest federation of teachers’ trade union has called for the freeing of 13 named teachers amid “dozens” jailed in Iran over demonstrations.
The first Iranian female weightlifter who won medals in international tournaments has sought asylum in Germany after she left Iran’s delegation at the World Junior Weightlifting Championship in Greece.
Former British-Iranian hostage Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on Friday told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that an incorrect comment he made as foreign secretary had a big impact on her six-year detention in Iran.
A US lawmaker has called it outrageous that Iran detained European nationals while European Union’s coordinator of nuclear talks Enrique Mora is in Tehran to make a deal.