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Tehran 'detains three US-Iranian journalists'
Committee to Protect Journalists demands release of four people, including Washington Post reporter, believed detained.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 01:42 GMT
Iran blasts 'unfair' UN human rights report
Iran rejects a United Nations report critical of its human rights record, calling it unfair and politically motivated.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2013 14:21 GMT
Sattar Beheshti: When an Islamic Republic goes to 'the abyss of hell'
While the Larijani brothers try to save their regime, citizen journalists keep tabs on their crimes.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2012 11:27 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Iran rejects UN report on 'rights abuses'
Deputy envoy to UN says report outlining secret executions makes "poorly sourced, exaggerated and outdated allegations".
Last updated: 20 Oct 2011 06:35 GMT
UN says secret executions widespread in Iran
Report says executions carried out without knowledge or presence of inmates' lawyers or families.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 09:51 GMT
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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