In his last defense in court stated: “We Baha’is are not political by any means, and have no direct or indirect relations with any government in the world, and there is no evidence against us [to that effect].
"Interrupted Lives" is a traveling exhibit that tells the story of Iranian students who have been punished for expressing their beliefs. Thousands have been victims of politically motivated arrests or executions during the past three decades.
This timeline examines four decades of persecution of lawyers in Iran. It is the first phase of a project that seeks to provide an understanding about the root causes for systematic persecution of human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers and others who have called for reform.
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Human Rights Day 2019: Dedicated to the Most Recent Victims of Iran's Intolerance of the Right to Peaceful Assembly
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“They Arrest You First, Then They Come up with a Charge”: Shirin Ebadi Recounts Persecution for her Legal WorkView More ❯