Iran Further Ramps Up Executions, Hanging At Least 7

At least seven people, including two women, were hanged in Iran on Saturday as the Islamic Republic has further intensified its use of capital punishment, a monitor said. The Norway-based Iran Human Rights (IHR

Film director Mohammad Rasoulof fled Iran on foot

Rasoulof said Monday he had fled Iran after a court sentenced him to eight years in jail, of which five were due to be served, over his new film "The Seed of the Sacred Fig". The leading ...

Iran hangs 2 women as surge in executions intensifies

Iran hanged at least seven people Saturday, including two women, while a member of its Jewish minority is at imminent risk of execution as the Islamic Republic further intensified its use of capital punishment