On May 8, 2013, world-famous political satirist Jon Stewart of The Daily Show held a discussion about censorship and power in Iran, followed by a lively Q&A, at an event hosted by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and the PEN American Center.
Several Mahabad citizens arrested in February have been released on bail from Mahabad Prison over the past several weeks, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Two detainees, Farough Samani and his cousin Reza Samani, however, remain in “temporary detention” in a state of limbo. Show More Summary
A Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death has been transferred back to Orumiyeh Central Prison after spending 15 months inside the Semnan Central Prison, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.Show More Summary
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A local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that as a result of shots fired on the vehicle of a group of Kurdish tradesmen (kasebkar) by the Arak Police Special Forces Unit on the road between Saveh (140 kilomters outside of Tehran) and Tehran, a Kurdish tradesman was killed and another individual has been injured. Show More Summary
The Catholic Church filed a claim against the Dominican Association for Family Welfare (Profamilia) to withdraw their advertising campaign, "Your sexual and reproductive rights are human rights."
A striking new campaign video from the United Nations human rights office speaks directly about the oppression of LGBT people and features messages from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. Says Pillay: "Every nation...
“Five in the Afternoon,” the Persian-language weekly podcast hosted by prominent Iranian satirist Kambiz Hosseini and sponsored and produced by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, has won the Bobs Reporters Without Borders User Award presented by Deutsche Welle.
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) says someone inside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) leaked its confidential tax return to one of its chief political opponents, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). HRC’s president, Joe Solomonese, served as the co-chairman of the Obama reelection campaign. Show More Summary
The Kurdistan Province IRGC Intelligence Unit has twice summoned the family members of slain members of Kurdish political parties in the past few months, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. During the meetings, the families have had to watch videotapes of confessions of Kurdish political prisoners.
On May 8, 2013, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran hosted a screening in New York of Iranian-Canadian director Maziar Bahari’s film Forced Confessions in a joint event with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the PEN American Center.
Massoud Shafiee, the lawyer who represented the three American hikers in Iran, shared an open letter to the Iranian authorities with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. In the letter, he calls out the Iranian authorities...Show More Summary
Highlighting the heightened censorship and the situation of journalists in Iran, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran hosted a screening of Iranian-Canadian director Maziar Bahari’s film Forced Confessions in a joint event with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the PEN American Center on May 8 in New York.
Last night, our organization joined with the PEN American Center and the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran to host a film screening and panel discussion on the deterioration of press freedom in Iran. The panel featured Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari and CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon and...
In an interview at the 2013 National Meeting of Foreign Relations Students (ENERI) conference in Brasilia, Hadi Ghaemi, executive director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, speaks about solidarity and the role of...Show More Summary
Haj Ali Chilan, 103, is currently serving an eight-year prison term at Maku Prison on charges of “cooperating with PJAK [Party of Free Life of Kurdistan],” a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Chilan, from Zolka Village near Maku, is in dire physical condition as a result of old age and loss of vision, according to the source.
Tags: JD Samson CREEP Amanda Leigh Dunn HRC Florence Welch Florence and the Machine On Saturday The Real L Word's Amanda Leigh Dunn hosted a benefit concert for the Human Rights Campaign and the Ali Forney Center at Manhattan music hall Le Poisson Rouge. Show More Summary
The Human Rights Campaign celebrated with one of its largest Atlanta galas ever on Saturday, toasting equality and raising funds with a black-tie crowd that included celebrities, entertainers and politicians.
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