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February 22, 2017 marked 365 days that my innocent 80-year-old Iranian-American father, Baquer Namazi has spent in Evin prison
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Homa Hoodfar's family says she could hardly walk or talk.
Politics
Amir Hekmati has filed a complaint against the Iranian government, seeking damages for more than four years of imprisonment.
Politics
Hopes for his release were dashed on Saturday -- at least for now.
Religion
Orwell's Thought Police are functioning today in Iran. I know this because my cousin, Shahriar Cyrus, a husband, father of a young son and accomplished painter, was arrested last week in Iran in a similar fashion. Eleven representatives of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence came for him. His crime -- like that of hundreds of others -- was his belief.
Culture & Arts
As a director Jon Stewart's persona is a far cry from that of the television host. Instead of treating Bahari's story as a comic strip or subject of satire (in the way Argo partially did in its tale of a notorious escape from Iran), Stewart tackles his subject with deadly seriousness.
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I only spent two days in detention in Tehran, but it gives me a small hint of the terrible pressure Jason and his wife -- who will certainly have been separated -- are under right now.
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Politics
To praise Iran's president for his diplomatic successes means forgetting all too easily that the situation within the country has changed little, if at all, since his election.
Religion
Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen has been jailed for almost one year in Iran's notorious Evin Prison after working
Crime
Despite their ties to the United States, Manuel and Christopher have been in immigration detention since last fall. The families of people like Manuel and Christopher are often unable to afford visits because many detention facilities are far away from population centers.
Religion
Until recently, the charges against Abedini had not been made public. Even Abedini's lawyer was unable to see his client's
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Now that many names of those in Evin prison have been published, these courageous women must not be forgotten and the Iranian government should be pressured for their immediate release.
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"When Josh Fattal and I finally came before the Revolutionary Court in Iran, we had a lawyer present, but weren’t allowed
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Last week, our families published information that has been gnawing away at us for many months: my brother Josh and his friend Shane Bauer have been beaten while in Evin Prison in Iran and live under the fear of execution.
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A prominent journalist and critic before the Islamist seizure of power in 1979, Siamak Pourzand had endured more than three decades of vicious harassment at the hands of the regime.