Breathing in Confinement

July 5th, 2014

Human rights activist on hunger strike in Iran

URGENT ACTION HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ON HUNGER STRIKE IN IRAN Human rights activist Latif Hasani, a member of Iran’s Azerbaijani minority who is serving a nine-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since 18 May in protest at the treatment of political prisoners in Iran. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be […]

July 5th, 2014

Iranian judicial system: a repression machine against journalists

The Revolutionary Guard and intelligence agents are running a media repression machine under the Supreme Guide’s command On the 11th anniversary of the death in detention of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi, Reporters Without Borders is calling attention to the continuing harsh repression of information providers.