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Iran: End repeated sentencing of Narges Mohammadi and other women human rights defenders

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights calls on Iranian authorities to release the prominent woman human rights defender, as well as other imprisoned activists and journalists.

Iran: Near total Internet shutdown in Khuzestan amidst food protests

Protests against rising food prices have been met with tear gas, arbitrary detentions, and Internet shutdowns and disruptions that suggest authorities made preparations in advance to stifle expression.

Deceit, denials, delays: How Iran keeps its public in the dark

New report examines how Iranian authorities systematically violate people’s right to protest and assemble, deceive and lie about the violations they commit, and unlawfully keep people seeking transparency and accountability in the dark.