Torture in Iranian Prisons

Needless to say, thisĀ is both entirely obscene, and entirely unsurprising, given the nature of the current regime in Tehran: Political prisoners in Tehran's Evin prison have allegedly been subjected to humiliating physical abuse, including being forced to run a gauntlet of guards armed with batons, it has emerged. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, has been silent …

Political Freedom–Or the Lack Thereof–in Iran

I really look forward to the day when I don't have to read stories like this one.  But I fear that day won't arrive for a very long time:A senior Iranian diplomat linked to Iran's reformists, who has been detained at Tehran's notorious Evin Prison for three months, has been denied access to his attorney …