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UN Expresses Alarm Over Iranian Executions

22 January 2014, Voice of America - The U.N. has joined international rights groups in expressing alarm over recent executions in Iran. In a Wednesday statement, the world body urged Iran to stop what it calls an "abrupt surge" in executions by hanging this ...

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WikiFiltering: Infographic

November 2013 - Infographic showing Iran's censorship of Persian Wikipedia. In total, 963 blocked articles were found, covering a range of socio-political and sexual content including politics, journalism, the arts, religion, sex, sexuality, and human rights. Censors repeatedly targeted Wikipedia pages about government rivals, minority religious beliefs, and criticisms of ...


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No progress for now on Iran rights situation: UN envoy

24 October 2013, France 24, AFP - Iran so far has not made significant improvements on the human rights front, the top UN official for the Islamic republic's rights situation said Wednesday. "The human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to warrant serious concern, with no sign of ...