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Nobel laureate criticises Iranian president
Shirin Ebadi slams human rights record of Hassan Rouhani, citing a dramatic increase in executions.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 20:02 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
Nuclear breakthrough or diplomatic deception?
As Iran's president says his country will never seek a nuclear bomb, we ask if this will improve relations with the US.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 09:05 GMT
Iran releases prominent political dissidents
Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh among 11 political prisoners freed unexpectedly by authorities.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 04:43 GMT
Leftwing Euro MPs cancel Iran visit
Delegates nix planned trip after officials in Tehran reject request to meet with two Sakharov Prize winners.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2012 03:52 GMT
Iran cancels EU visit over preconditions
Tehran cancels European Parliament visit after delegation requests meeting with two dissidents who won rights prize.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 12:51 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
A mysterious judicial system
The arrest and trial of human rights activist Shiva Nazar-Ahari is part of an ongoing narrative.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2010 20:05 GMT
Iran execution provokes outrage
Victims father blames Iran's "mockery of a justice system" for killing his son.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 11:55 GMT
Iran executes two over poll unrest
Pair hanged for being "enemies of God" and plotting to overthrow government.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2010 21:18 GMT
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