Newsletter and Updates
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
The current constitution and electoral laws block the path to reform and encourage impunity. Prioritizing negotiations for a real political opening - that involves regime outsiders and includes the release of political prisoners and human rights defenders - will send the right message to Iran's leaders and its people.
How can Iranian citizens fight for change inside the country when their life hangs by a thread and their Chief Justice is a mass killer?