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Iran - Human Rights

26th August 2018 – Fox News – Co-authored by Julie Lenarz

Iran’s forgotten persecuted Christian minority

Benjamin Weinthal

Iranian Christians are in dire straits in the Islamic Republic because of a new wave of regime repression that has largely not registered in the media due to the country’s economic free fall and popular uprising by a people fed up with the tyrannical nature of the regime. more...

Analysis & Commentary

26th August 2018 – Fox News – Co-authored by Julie Lenarz

Iran’s forgotten persecuted Christian minority

Benjamin Weinthal

Iranian Christians are in dire straits in the Islamic Republic because of a new wave of regime repression that has largely not registered in the media due to the country’s economic free fall and popular uprising by a people fed up with the tyrannical nature of the regime. more...

11th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Iran Sentences Couple for ‘Orientation Toward the Land of Christianity’

Benjamin Weinthal

The Islamic regime in Tehran has sentenced an Iranian couple to a prison term for merely practicing Christianity. more...

10th July 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

UN Appoints New Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran

Tzvi Kahn

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday appointed Javaid Rehman, a British-Pakistani lawyer and academic, as the new special rapporteur for human rights in Iran. Rehman assumes the role as the Islamic Republic continues to endure widespread protests stemming in part from the brutal repression that Rehman’s predecessors have punctiliously documented. more...

5th July 2018 – Iran Wire

The US Must Put Minister of Justice on Sanctions List

Tzvi Kahn

In February 2018, as Iran’s clerical regime continued to suppress nationwide protests, Tehran’s minister of justice ascended the dais of the UN Human Rights Council and accused Western countries of hypocrisy. more...