Topic: Evin Prison
Iran, which has repeatedly blamed foreign meddling for the spate of protests and complaints of election fraud there last year, executed a man for allegedly spying for Israel on Tuesday.
12/28/2010 08:48 am
An Oprah episode will air Thursday with Sarah Shourd, as well as the mothers of the US hikers detained by Iran last year. Meanwhile, Iranian President Ahmadinejad is set to speak at the UN.
09/23/2010 02:50 pm
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in NY and talked about the two American hikers still in prision in Iran. On Sunday, Sarah Shourd underscored her gratitude at being released but said she felt only "one-third free."
09/19/2010 10:06 pm
American hiker Sarah Shourd has been reunited with her family, but questions remain over the two Americans still in Iranian custody.
09/15/2010 03:47 pm
Sarah Shourd clemency: Iranian officials have announced that on Saturday they will release one of the Americans but said nothing about the fate of Americans Shane Bauer or Josh Fattal.
09/10/2010 11:10 am
New information from an eyewitness may help three US hikers held in Iran, arrested for entering the country illegally.
06/24/2010 02:06 pm
Two US hikers, imprisoned in Iran since last year, are engaged to be married when they return home, according to their mothers who just returned from visiting their children.
05/24/2010 03:59 pm
Three American hikers jailed in Iran for 10 months were allowed to see their mothers.
05/20/2010 05:06 pm
With Iran protests largely shut down, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has declared "victory." But as Iranians evaluate the past year during Norouz celebrations this weekend, he knows he's lost legitimacy, say close observers.
03/18/2010 06:01 pm
Iran protesters had hoped to press their demands for reform on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution, but massive regime security measures kept protests mostly bottled up.
02/11/2010 02:58 pm
Top opposition candidates, including defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, are among those who may be targeted.
08/05/2009 01:00 am
In a striking move Tuesday, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei personally called for a detention center to be closed, citing mistreatment, while President Ahmadinejad sanctions repressive tactics.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Growing unease over conditions of detention for hundreds is helping opposition organize, and exposing some splits in Iran's conservative ranks.
07/27/2009 01:00 am
Ahead of a sermon by Mousavi supporter Hashemi Rafsanjani, protesters have taken their fight off the streets – including trying to crash the electricity grid by turning on kitchen appliances en masse.
07/13/2009 01:00 am
Roxanna Saberi was freed after three months in prison on charges of spying.
05/11/2009 01:00 am
The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a report on the "10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger" last week, just days before World Press Freedom Day, today.
05/03/2009 01:00 am