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A complete overhaul of human rights is needed in Iran, Amnesty has declared in relation to the inauguration of the new President this weekend.
Human rights and faith groups are urgently calling for more action on behalf of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who faces execution in Iran.
The sentence handed down to activist Narges Mohammadi is another blatant attempt by the Iranian government to crush human rights organisations.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide is concerned by reports that two Iranian pastors have been charged with apostasy, with one currently facing a death sentence.
Human rights groups are calling on Iran to immediately halt the imminent execution of Shahla Jahed, the temporary wife of a prominent Iranian footballer.
The Iranian authorities are continuing to rebuff an international campaign for clemency towards a woman threatened with execution.
Civil, religious and human rights groups are asking the Iranian authorities not to execute a 43-year-old woman convicted of adultery, following global concern.
Seven Baha’i leaders in Iran, imprisoned for more than two years, face their fourth court appearance on 12 June. There are currently some 38 Baha’is in detention in Iran.
A global day of action demanding an end to human rights abuses against minorities in Iran, and particularly the Baha’i community, has been called for 12 June.
Amnesty has condemned the executions in Iran of four Kurdish political activists and an Iranian man, all convicted of “moharebeh” (enmity against God).