Latest Evin Prison Stories

2014-05-06 16:30:49

In nuclear talks, the regime should be pressed to accept NPT's additional protocol and to completely halt its enrichment and missile programs PARIS, May

2010-12-01 09:46:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee strongly condemned the execution of Shahla Jahed, an Iranian woman accused of murder, in Tehran this morning.

2010-11-01 10:08:00

WASHINGTON , Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club will honor the recipients of its 2010 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award - a University of Missouri journalism professor and an Iranian blogger - at a special event Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Holeman Lounge.

2010-08-25 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club Board of Governors voted on Aug.

2009-05-28 09:21:00

Armenian Woman Detained in Iran on Political Charges From Klara Moradkhan (Los Angeles, Calif.), Cousin of Silva Harotonian LOS ANGELES, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following urgent message is from Klara Moradkhan, cousin of Silva Harotonian, a young humanitarian worker of Armenian descent jailed in Iran since June 2008 on political charges: Each May 28, Armenians worldwide unite to celebrate Republic Day, marking the formation of the Democratic Republic of Armenia more than 90...

2009-05-12 08:50:00

From Klara Moradkhan (Los Angeles, Calif.), Cousin of Silva Harotonian, Young Woman Detained in Iran, May 12, 2009 LOS ANGELES, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement regarding the release of Roxana Saberi from an Iranian prison is from Klara Moradkhan, the cousin of Silva Harotonian, a young Iranian woman of Armenian descent jailed in Iran since June 2008 on similar political charges: The release of Roxana Saberi from Iran's Evin Prison marks a joyous occasion for her...

2008-08-24 18:00:24

The deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Mohammad Sa'idi said that Iran is preparing to start construction on a new nuclear power plant. Iranian state television (IRTV1) aired a doorstep interview with the nuclear official.

2006-06-13 09:58:49

By Edmund Blair TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran opened the large steel doors of its notorious Evin prison to journalists on Tuesday, showing off spruced-up women's cells and a well-equipped clinic in a move aimed at countering criticism about poor conditions.

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