Human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
The state of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has been criticized both by Iranians and international human right activists, writers, and NGOs. The United Nations General Assembly and the H...
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Stoning
Stoning, or lapidation, is a form of capital punishment whereby a group throws stones at a person until he or she dies. No individual among the group can be identified as the one who kills the subject...
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Women's rights in Iran
Women's rights for Iranian women and their legal status has changed during different political and historical eras. This includes Marriage law, divorce law, education rights, clothing and Hijab, healt...
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Chain murders of Iran
The Chain Murders of Iran (قتلهای زنجیره ای), or Serial Murders, were a series of murders and disappearances from 1988 to 1998 by Iranian government operatives of Iranian dissident intellectuals who h...
Capital punishment in Iran
Capital punishment in Iran islegal. Crimes punishable by death include murder, rape, child molestation, sodomy, drug trafficking, armed robbery, kidnapping, terrorism and treason. According to Amnesty...
LGBT rights in Iran
LGBT rights in Iran since the 1930s have come in conflict with the penal code. Homosexuality is a crime punishable by imprisonment, corporal punishment, or in some cases of sodomy, even execution. Gay...
Domestic violence in Iran
Domestic violence in Iran is a form of violence expressed by one partner or partners against another partner or partners in the content of an intimate relationship in Iran.
Definitions of domestic...
Persecution of Bahá'ís
The persecution of Bahá'ís is the religious persecution of Bahá'ís in various countries, especially in Iran, where the Bahá'í Faith originated and the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations...
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Persian Jews
Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎) (Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with Iran, traditionally known as Persia in Western sources.Judaism is amon...
History of the Jews in Iran
The beginnings of Jewish history in Iran date back to late biblical times. The biblical books of Isaiah, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, contain references to the life and experiences of Jews in Persia. In th...
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2009 Iranian election protests
Protests (Persian: ۱۳۸۸ تظاهرات انتخابات Tazahorat-e-Entekhabat-e-Hezar-o-Seesad Hashdad-o-hasht‎) against the 2009 Iranian presidential election results (a disputed victory by Iranian Preside...
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Internet censorship in Iran
Internet censorship in Iran has been increasing. In the first few years of the 21st century, Iran experienced a great surge in Internet usage, and, with 20 million people on the Internet, currently ha...
History of Jews in Iran
The beginnings of Jewish history in Iran date back to late biblical times. The biblical books of Isaiah, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, contain references to the life and experiences of Jews in Persia. In th...
History of Jews in Iran - Wikipedia
Domestic violence
Domestic violence (also domestic abuse, spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering or family violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domes...
Death of Neda Agha-Soltan
51°23′30.60″E / 35.7190472°N 51.3918333°E / 35.7190472; 51.3918333Footage of the death of Nedā Āghā-Soltān (Persian: نِدا آقا سُلطان‎ – Nedā Āġā Soltān; 23 January 1983...
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Deep packet inspection
Deep Packet Inspection (DPI, also called complete packet inspection and Information eXtraction or IX) is a form of computer network packet filtering that examines the data part (and possibly also the ...
Blogging in Iran
Following a crackdown on Iranian media beginning in 2000 many Iranians turned to weblogging (blogging) to provide and find political news. The first Persian language blog is thought to have been creat...
Stance of Marjas on the 2009 Presidential Election in Iran
Following the 2009 Presidential Election in Iran, various Marjas (a religious authority for which the title Grand Ayatollah is given) have made statements concerning the controversies surrounding the...
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Rajm
Rajm (رجم) is an Arabic word that means "stoning". It is commonly used to refer to the Hudud punishment wherein an organized group throws stones at a convicted individual until that person dies. Under...
Higher education in Iran
Iran has a large network of private, public, and state affiliated universities offering degrees in higher education. State-run universities of Iran are under the direct supervision of Iran's Ministry ...
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International reaction to the 2009 Iranian presidential election
Reactions to the 2009 Iranian presidential election varied across the world. Most Western countries expressed concern, while most countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa that expressed any op...
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Family planning in Iran
Iran had a comprehensive and effective program of family planning since the beginning of the 1990s. While Iran's population grew at a rate of more than 3% per year between 1956 and 1986, the growth ra...
Science in Iran
Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran's univers...
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Women's football in Iran
Women's football in Iran is very popular. Football has been a part of life for Iranians for many decades now and is played in schools, alleys, streets and football clubs nationwide. Women in Iran are ...
Health care in Iran
Healthcare in Iran is based on three pillars: the public-governmental system, the private sector, and NGOs. The healthcare and medical sector's market value in Iran was almost US $24 billion in 2002 a...
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Data center
A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. It generally includes redundant or backup power supplies, redundan...
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Timeline of the 2009 Iranian election protests
Following the 2009 Iranian presidential election, protests against alleged electoral fraud and in support of opposition candidates Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi occurred in Tehran and other m...
Timeline of the 2009 Iranian election protests - Wikipedia
Death of Sohrab Aarabi
Sohrab Aarabi (also spelled Arabi ) (Persian: سهراب اعرابی, Sohrāb A'rābī‎) was a 19-year-old Iranian pro-democracy student whose death became a symbol of protests during 2009 post election unr...
Homosexuality and Islam
LGBT and Islam is influenced by the religious, legal and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Qur'an and statements attributed to the I...
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Role of the Internet during 2009 Iranian election protests
Internet activism and, specifically, social networking has been instrumental in organizing many of the 2009 Iranian election protests. Online sites have been uploading amateur pictures and video, and ...
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