Iran

A shirtless child wearing a surgical mask and a slingshot around his neck making peace signs (© Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

In photos: Protesters around the world demand their rights

See photographs of protests from Venezuela, Iran and Iraq as citizens around the world demand their rights and fundamental freedoms.
Masked individuals (© Vahid Salemi/AP Images)

Iranians massacred in Mahshahr

Iran's regime has killed hundreds of people in a crackdown on nationwide protests and detained many more in prisons known for human rights violations.
People in street and line of stones across it (© Majid Khahi/ISNA/AP Images)

Iranian regime’s ghoulish death tax

Iran's regime is billing the families of murdered protesters for their loved ones’ bodies, human rights observers are reporting.
Man standing in street with hand to face (© AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian regime used internet blackout to hide atrocities

The Iranian regime used the nearly weeklong internet blackout to cover the state's violent crackdown on nationwide protests.
Overhead view of crowd next to cars filling street (© AP Images)

Iran shuts down internet access to hide protests

Despite reports that the Iranian regime has cut internet access to stymie citizen protests, Iranians are still finding ways to post protest images online.
Prison bars (© Shutterstock)

Hostages as bargaining chips: An Iranian tradition

Iran holds around a dozen dual and foreign citizens in prison on fake "national security" and "espionage" charges. It's been that way since 1979.
Police officers pushing women during protest (© Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Pompeo: Attack on religious freedom anywhere is affront to freedom everywhere

U.S. leaders commemorated International Religious Freedom Day October 27 by speaking out against regimes that fail to protect this cherished human right.
Ivanka Trump on including women in peace talks, photo of women with upraised arms (© Hassene Dridi/AP Images)

Backing women’s empowerment through ‘Warsaw Process’

Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump is urging an international working group to prioritize women's rights as part of efforts to improve Mideast security.
Illustration of terrorist draining large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

As Iranians suffer, the regime funds terror

Iran's regime spends billions of dollars supporting terrorism abroad while the Iranian people face a weakening economy and struggle to buy groceries.