Newsletter and Updates
August 25, 2016
The judge was deaf to the persistent denials of Alireza and the testimonies of his co-defendants who insisted that Alireza didn’t know them, and had not participated in the drug production.
Rights Groups Condemn Recent Execution of Kurdish Prisoners, Urging For an Immediate Moratorium on the Death Penalty
August 16, 2016
Politically-motivated executions are the gravest violation of the right to freedom of expression.
In spite of executing a high number of drug offenders, Iran has one of the highest rates of addiction in the world with, according to official statements, an 8% annual increase. Drug trafficking continues, with, according to official statements again, traffickers being always one step ahead of officials. According to one official, only 5% of discovered drugs come from 90% of the arrests.