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Iran Human Rights Review
The Foreign Policy Centre publishes the Iran Human Rights Review to bring together the thinking of established and emerging analysts, activists, academics and politicians around the world to examine the many human rights challenges in Iran. Issues will be published periodically and focus on specific themes. The full issues of the IHRR will be available in English and Farsi (فارسی) with executive summaries provided in Azeri and Kurdish (کوردی).Learn more about the Review
Latest Issue: Violence [January 2014]
This edition addresses the critical issue of violence in Iran and how it is used at all levels of society, from the actions of national government to domestic life, to reinforce the values of the Islamic Republic and prevent challenges to the status quo. The Iran Human Rights Review: Violence tackles a number of important issues including the role of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Baseej, the use of the death penalty in spreading fear, the treatment of prisoners and systemic discrimination against women, ethnic and religious minorities in Iran.