Protests persist as Iran holds first court sessions for ‘rioters’ | Protests News

Tehran, Iran – Protests that began last month in Iran after the death of a young woman in police custody continue to be documented in cities across the country this week, even as the first court hearings of protesters have been held and internet restrictions remain in effect. Videos posted on social media showed more … Read more

Iran and US set for UN confrontation over Mahsa Amini protests Protests News

Tehran, Iran – Tehran and Washington are clashing again over weeks-long protests in Iran as the United States is organizing a meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the unrest that erupted after 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini died in the custody of morality police last month. The US and Albania – another major … Read more

Iran and US set for UN confrontation over Mahsa Amini protests Protests News

Tehran, Iran – Tehran and Washington are clashing again over weeks-long protests in Iran as the United States is organizing a meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the unrest that erupted after 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini died in the custody of morality police last month. The US and Albania – another major … Read more

Iran and EU on collision course over sanctions tied with protests Protests News

Tehran, Iran – Iran and the European Union appear to be on a collision course over the bloc’s preparation to impose sanctions aimed at punishing Tehran for its response to continuing protests. European officials are reportedly ready to finalize human rights sanctions on Iranian officials and entities during an upcoming meeting of foreign ministers in … Read more

Iran and EU on collision course over sanctions tied with protests Protests News

Tehran, Iran – Iran and the European Union appear to be on a collision course over the bloc’s preparation to impose sanctions aimed at punishing Tehran for its response to continuing protests. European officials are reportedly ready to finalize human rights sanctions on Iranian officials and entities during an upcoming meeting of foreign ministers in … Read more

Afghan women protest school attack as Taliban cracks down | Taliban News

Dressed in a long black abaya with her face mask secured, university professor Zahra Mosawi walked the streets of the ancient Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif to denounce incessant attacks on the Shia Muslim minority. Mosawi, 28, carried with her a large yellow placard with the word “Azadi” – or freedom – scrawled across it as … Read more

Sex abuse allegations against aid workers in South Sudan UN camp Sexual Assault News

Malakal, South Sudan – Accounts of sexual abuse committed by aid workers at a camp run by the UN in South Sudan first surfaced in 2015, two years after the country’s civil war erupted. Seven years on, such reports have not only continued, but they recently increased, an investigation by The New Humanitarian and Al … Read more