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Summary In May 2018, the Trump administration formally withdrew from the international nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), agreed upon by the Obama administration in July 2015. Over the next…
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Summary For most children with disabilities in Iran, going to school is an out-of-reach dream. For the relative few who are able to attend, the experience is often a hard one. During the 2018-2019 school year, only 150,000…
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Summary Alireza, 22, has cerebral palsy. He uses a wheelchair and can only use his right hand. He had to drop out of school at 15 because there was no way for him to reach classrooms on the upper floors of the school or use the toilet. Before that,…
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Summary “I am a mechanical engineer and I was interviewed for a position in Iran's oil and gas fields […]. My contact in the company told me that they really liked me, but that they did not want to hire a woman to go to the…
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Locked Up in Karaj Spotlight on Political Prisoners in One Iranian City Map Summary Recommendations To the Iranian Government Arbitrary Arrests and Treatment in…
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Unwelcome Guests Iran’s Violation of Afghan Refugee and Migrant Rights Map Glossary/Abbreviations Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. …
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Map of Iran Summary Security forces arrested Rebin Rahmani on November 19, 2006, in Kermanshah, the capital of the western Iranian province of the…
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Summary In January 2012 the Guardian Council, an unelected body of 12 religious jurists charged with vetting all legislation to ensure its compatibility with Iran’s constitution and shari’a, or Islamic law, approved the final text of…
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Summary “A new dawn has come. Rules of the game have changed. Those who do not embrace it will be swept away.” – Ambassador Zamir Akram of Pakistan on the …
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  “We Are a Buried Generation” Discrimination and Violence against Sexual Minorities in Iran Terminology Summary Recommendations To the Government of Iran To the Government of Turkey and Other …
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The Islamic Republic at 31 Post-election Abuses Show Serious Human Rights Crisis Executive Summary Key Recommendations to the Government of Iran Methodology Violence against Peaceful Protestors Following the Election Raids in Residential Areas Abuse of…
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I. Summary On July 9, 2005, students in the Iranian Kurdish city of Mahabad held demonstrations in Esteghlal Square to mark the anniversary of 1999 student protests in Tehran which the government had violently suppressed. Like the student protests…
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Under President Ahmadinejad's administration, Iran's human rights record has deteriorated markedly. While the international community's attention has focused on nuclear concerns, Iran has not been held accountable for its violations of international human…
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The Last Holdouts Ending the Juvenile Death Penalty in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Pakistan, and Yemen Introduction........................................................................................................................ The Juvenile…
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 "You Can Detain Anyone for Anything" Iran's Broadening Clampdown on Independent Activism I. Summary and Recommendations Key Recommendations to the Government of Iran Recommendation to the Government of the United States II.…