CORONAVIRUS KILLS 210 PERSONS IN IRAN

At least 210 people have died in Iran from the new coronavirus, BBC Persian reported Friday citing unnamed sources in the Islamic republic’s health system, promoting an angry denial from a health ministry spokesman. Most of the people died in the capital Tehran and the holy city of Qom in central Iran, where the country’s … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS KILLS 210 PERSONS IN IRAN

Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts

A group of UN human rights experts on Friday called for the immediate release of three Iranian women given long jail terms for protesting laws compelling women to wear veils. The trio were charged after a video posted online showed them handing out flowers on Tehran's metro on March 8, International Women's Day, according to … Continue reading Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts