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IRAN: End of death penalty claims - 'misleading international community'
21/Feb/2012 News
Summary: Experts question claims that a new Iranian penal code bans the death penalty for juveniles and stoning for...
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IRAN: Computer Crimes Law violates international human rights law
26/Jan/2012 News
Summary: Crimes against “public morality and chastity” and the “dissemination of lies” are engineered to ensnare all forms...
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IRAN: UN expert starts probing rights violations in Iran through diaspora in Europe
2/Dec/2011 News
Summary: The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, will launch a fact-finding...
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IRAN: Long way to go to comply with obligations says Human Rights Committee
19/Oct/2011 News
Summary: The Human Rights Committee sent a clear message to the delegation of Iran during the State's recent review, that...
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IRAN: 17-year-old hanged for killing an athlete
22/Sep/2011 News
Summary: A 17-year old convicted of killing an athlete known as “Iran’s strongest man” was publicly hanged in the city of...
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