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Human Rights Concerns

Amnesty International continues to document serious human violations including detention of human rights defenders and other prisoners of conscience, unfair trials, torture and mistreatment in detention, deaths in custody and the application of the death penalty. Iran has one of the highest number of recorded executions of any country in the world. Amnesty International is particularly concerned about the execution of children and individuals who were minors when their crimes were alleged to have taken place.

Amnesty International has reported extensively on a number of human rights abuses--including large-scale arrests, incommunicado detention and torture--have taken place in the context of recent unrest among the country's Arab and Kurdish and Azeri ethnic minorities. Demonstrations held to protest violations have been met with indiscriminate use of violence; several of the victims have been children. Religious minority

 

Protect Kurdish Student Farshad Dousipour  in Iran (UA 138/08)
Protect Kurdish Student Farshad Dousipour in Iran (UA 138/08)
Kurdish student Farshad Dousipour was arrested on 15 May by plainclothes Revolutionary Guards officers. He had been walking in the street at the time, in the city of Ivan-e Gharb, in the western province of Ilam. It is not known where he was taken, and he is at risk of torture.

Demand Medical Care for Journalist P.O.C in Iran (UA 171/07)
Demand Medical Care for Journalist P.O.C in Iran (UA 171/07)
Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand suffered a heart attack on 19 May, in Tehran's Evin Prison. He was unconscious for about 30 minutes and was given first aid by another prisoner who is a doctor. His fellow prisoners called for help and asked guards to take him to the prison clinic, but he was left in his cell.
 
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