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HRW slams Iran’s Telegram Ban

From Human Rights Watch. The Iranian judiciary’s blocking of the messaging application Telegram is an unjustifiable restriction on freedom of expression and access to information, Human Rights Watch has said. With more than 40 million users, Telegram had become the main social media platform for Iranians. On April 30, 2018, Mizan Online News Agency, the […]

HRW: Iran Systematically Targeting Dual Nationals

A report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Iranian judicial system for systematically targeting Iranians with dual citizenship. An Iranian court has sentenced an Iranian-British dual national to five years in prison on national security charges. The family of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (pictured) told Human Rights Watch that Branch 15 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court […]