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Parliamentary elections coming up: Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression escalates

February 28, 2012

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Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression has dramatically escalated in the run up to this week’s parliamentary elections, Amnesty International said today.

Iran abolishes "stoning by death" for those under 18

February 20, 2012

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Stoning to death has been abolished in Iran for people under the age of 18, Mehr news agency reported. The new law has been approved by the Guardian Council and Iranian parliament.