Newsletter and Updates
October 10, 2021
Today, in honor of the 19th annual World Day Against the Death Penalty, Abdorrahman Boroumand Center for Human Rights in Iran (ABC) highlights a group whose rights were targeted soon after the 1979 revolution: women.
Without a Definitive, Coordinated Response from the International Community, Iran's Violence Abroad will not Cease
July 27, 2021
The recent kidnapping plot against Masih Alinejad fits a decades-long pattern of intimidation, extrajudicial killings and abductions of dissidents meant to undermine political and religious groups, silence activists and journalists, and prevent the mobilization of effective opposition movements inside and outside the country. Most concerning to activists is the encroachment of Iran’s intelligence into the US, where no assassination or kidnapping attempt against had been reported for over three decades.
Saleh Shariati’s freedom follows a nearly decade-long ride on a roller coaster of hopes and disappointments, in an Iranian judicial system where a combination of punitive and arbitrary criminal laws and widespread failures of due process routinely endangers, and sometimes takes, innocent lives