Iran Human Rights

Restrictions and punishments in the Islamic Republic of Iran which violate international human rights norms include harsh penalties for crimes, the punishment of victimless crimes such as fornication and homosexuality, execution of offenders under 18 years of age, restrictions on freedom of speech and the press (including the imprisonment of journalists), and restrictions on freedom of religion and gender equality in the Islamic Republic’s Constitution (especially ongoing persecution of Baháʼís).

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