Category : Iran

Iran protests: “Mahsa” Amini does not exist

alt informationThe name of the woman murdered by Iran’s “morality police” was Jina Amini but Kurds in the country cannot use their real names, says British-Kurdish writer and organiser Elif Sarican

Iran’s erased women remembered

alt informationA new exhibition by Soheila Sokhanvari celebrates Iranian freedom and womanhood

Remember their names: The protesters executed by the Iranian authorities

alt informationFour men have been executed following unjust show trials in Iran. Here's what we know about them

Ramita Navai: No turning back from Iran’s women-led uprising

alt informationThe British-Iranian journalist and author of the award-winning City of Lies speaks about the growing protests in her homeland

A year in freedom of expression

alt informationOur CEO Ruth Anderson reflects on the events of the past 12 months, yet another year of challenges to human rights around the world

Who is 2022’s Tyrant of the Year?

alt informationChoose from our shortlist of 12 despots and vote on who you think has done most to crack down on freedom of expression this year

Failed empty gesture 0 – 1 Strong silent stand

alt informationThe Iranian team's defiant stand against oppression at the World Cup in Qatar puts everyone else to shame

“The tyrants win if we let acts of protest pass without notice”

alt informationWe have a duty to support those who put themselves at risk because otherwise nothing changes, says Ruth Smeeth

Women pay ultimate price for Iran protests

alt informationAs the world marks the tenth International Day of the Girl, young Iranian women are risking everything to stand up for their rights