One year since the nationwide protests in the aftermath of death in custody of Mahsa Amini, harassment of women and girls by Iranian authorities are on the rise, an independent UN investigative body said on Thursday. more
Iran: Draft hijab law tantamount to ‘gender apartheid’ say rights experts

A group of UN Human Rights Council-appointed experts expressed their grave concern on Friday over a new draft law in Iran sanctioning new punishments for women and girls who fail to wear ...

Poisoning of girl students: Iran authorities arrest over 100 suspects

Iranian authorities have arrested more than 100 people in connection with the recent suspected poisoning of girl students across the country, local media reports said.

UN rights body launches Iran human rights investigation

New York: Following calls from UN human rights chief Volker Türk for an independent investigation into ongoing deadly violence against protesters in Iran, the Human Rights Council ha ...

Women demonstrate in Kabul over Mahsa Amini's death, Taliban fire into air disperse protesters

Kabul: The Taliban forces shot in the air to disperse the women protesters who had assembled in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kabul to demonstrate against the death of Mahsa Amini.

UN experts strongly condemn death of Mahsa Amini, ‘victim of Iran’s sustained repression’

New York: UN independent human rights experts on Thursday strongly condemned the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody following her arrest for allegedly failing to ...

Mahsa Amini Death: Treasury Sanctions Iran’s Morality Police and Senior Security Officials for violence against protesters

Washington: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Thursday said it has decided to designate Iran’s Morality Police for abuse and vio ...

Mahsa Amini death: At least 31 killed in Iran as authorities crack down on anti-hijab protesters

At least 31 people have been killed across Iran in the crack down on anti-hijab protests triggered by the custodial death of 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “imp ...

Mahsa Amini Death: Anti-hijab protests continue across Iran

Tehran: At least three people were killed as they protested in different parts of Iran over the death of a woman in custody for breaking hijab laws.

Improper hijab: 22-year-old Iranian woman dies after 'beaten' up by police

A 22-year-old Iranian woman died after she was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media repor ...