Archive For The “International Justice” Category

Iran Cracks Down On Activists

Iran Cracks Down On Activists

On June 13, 2018, Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent writer, human rights lawyer and activist, was abruptly re-arrested and taken to the Evin prison. She had already been arrested in 2010 and 2012 when she defended activists who took part in a national mass protest in 2009. This time her offense was defending numerous women who…

Saudia Arabia Continues To Violate International Human Rights Laws

Saudia Arabia Continues To Violate International Human Rights Laws

Saudi Arabia has one of the worst human rights records in the world as the country and regularly detains and executes dozens of pro-democracy people considered as “enemies of the kingdom”. The Saudi monarchy operates with no functional judiciary system in place, still treats women as inferior to men from the moment they are born and…

Iran Is The Hub For Sex-Reassignment Surgeries

Iran Is The Hub For Sex-Reassignment Surgeries

Iran, a country where being homosexual is punishable with death, also happens to be the center of sex reassignment in the Middle East. Yes, ironically sex-change operations are not only legal but also subsidized by the Iranian government. Before the Islamic revolution, there was no real legislation on transgender people; however, things changed largely due…