Jordan: Syrian Student Faces Imminent Deportation

Jordanian authorities should halt the imminent deportation of a Syrian media student who faces a significant risk of persecution if forcibly returned to Syria, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems, in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017.

Iranian authorities ignore or punish peaceful dissent and have launched a sustained crackdown on civil society, from labor activists, lawyers and human rights defenders to journalists and even former senior political leaders.  Follow our blog which will document official repression and civil society activists’ attempts to push for respect for human rights during this tumultuous period.

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