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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
Bi-nationals in Iran's prisons: No recourse?
The hanging of Dutch-Iranian Zarah Bahrami shocked officials, but have they changed diplomatic tactics with Iran since?
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 17:24 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
Dutch end Iran ties over hanging
Government's move came in response to the hanging of a Dutch-Iranian woman on Saturday
Last updated: 30 Jan 2011 03:13 GMT
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As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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The 'long journey' to Palestine
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Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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