Iran



Now that sanctions are being lifted in Iran and they finally have funds, one of the very first things that they have decided to spend it on is a bounty for the murder of a foreign citizen whose only crime was to write a book (shudders, oh the horror). The UKs Independent reports […]

Iran offers new bounty of $600,000 for the murder of Salman Rushdie





Iran Human Rights Org reports that .. A Revolutionary Court in Tehran has sentenced artist and civil rights activist Atena Faraghdani to a total of 12.5 years in prison for drawings and content critical of the government that the young activist posted on her Facebook page. …  the authorities particularly […]

Sentenced to 12.5 Years in Prison within Iran for Facebook Posts