In spite of what regime figures like to say about the “tolerance” of the Islamic Republic, from the early days of the revolution — as soon as they were firmly in power — the ayatollahs began a crackdown on civil and religious liberties.
Iran’s new judicial standards document on the face of it matches up well with international standards. The problem is that the guidelines and the reality on the ground are some way apart.
Even Iran’s “recognised” minorities are victims of an apartheid along religious lines. Why, then, have they also become propagandists of the Islamic Republic?
Article18’s Mansour Borji yesterday explained during a live webinar how the Iranian regime is trying to “suffocate” the rapid growth […]
Any observer of Iran’s multitudinous religious freedom abuses will be familiar with the repeated denials by regime officials. The latest […]
The coronavirus outbreak couldn’t have come at a worse time for many of Turkey’s asylum seekers. Just a few months […]
Article18’s advocacy director, Mansour Borji, has addressed the often cited discrepancy between the Iranian government’s claims that there is “total […]
The Turkish government’s decision to stop providing free health insurance to asylum seekers has added to the “desperation” many feel, according to the regional manager of Article18’s partner charity Middle East Concern.
The Islamic Republic’s decision to remove the “other religions” option from the national ID-card application form looks set to deny millions of Iranians their citizenship.
In the wake of the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani, Article18 explains how his Revolutionary Guard Corps became one of […]