‘Progress’ in Iran must mean ending decades of human rights abuses

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Nazila Ghanea

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University of Oxford lecturer Nazila Ghanea

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Nazila Ghanea and Rose Richter argue that Iran must address its human rights violations -- including the denial of freedom of expression, association, assembly, opinion, and religion or belief -- to achieve lasting and meaningful progress.

  • ChangeIranNow

    There are so many examples of Iran’s human rights violations by the ruling mullahs that stories like this have become all too commonplace. Rouhani’s so-called moderation demonstrates the hypocrisy of the clerics that run Iran. While they pay lip service about showing a more moderate face to the world’s press, behind the scenes at home they crack down even harder on any voice of dissent. If you want to see a real war on human rights, all you need to do is just look at Iran.