Iran executes three Kurdish prisoners, including Ramin Panahi, for terrorism offences. Amnesty International calls the trials unfair, alleging that the defendants were kept away from legal counsel and that their confessions were extracted through torture.
Amnesty International and Justice for Iran accuse Iran of building over at least seven mass graves in six provinces containing thousands of bodies from executions of suspected Mujahedeen-e Khalq towards the end of the 1980-88 war. 2018-04-30 (Context: Amnesty International, Iran)
Amnesty International reports that at least 160 young Iranians are currently awaiting execution and 73 others have been put to death between 2005 and 2015, which including sentencing girls as young as 9 and boys as young as 15 to death. 2016-01-27 (Context: Amnesty International, Iran)
Kurds in northern Iraq flee from Iranian shelling aimed at Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan (PEJAK) positions. 2007-09-1 (Context: Iran, Kurdish)
The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey fail to agree on a ceasefire after meeting in Tehran. 2018-09-7 (Context: Iran)
Protesters storm the Iranian consulate in Basra, in protest of corruption and misrule by Iraq's political elite, damaging the consulate's offices and shouting anti-Iranian slogans while others briefly take workers hostage at a nearby oilfield. 2018-09-7 (Context: Iran)