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Jailed Iranian lawyer, Abdolfattah Soltani, wins 2012 IBA Human Rights Award
Posted on 15 Oct 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Imprisoned Iranian lawyer and human rights defender Abdolfattah Soltani is the winner of the 2012 International Bar Association Human Rights Award. The announcement was made at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland... Read More

Iranian Elections Subvert the Rule of Law
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

For a regime that claims to follow the tenets of Islam, the Iranian government casts the official state religion in a poor light by running parliamentary elections on a Friday , the weekly day of worship for faithful Moslems, a decision based upon... Read More

The Cyrus Cylinder, International Human Rights Day and the Rule of Law
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

As many celebrate International Human Rights Day today (December 10 th ), a 2500-year-old inscribed stone, the Cyrus Cylinder reminds us that human rights are a complex issue with which humankind has struggled with throughout history. In 2013, the... Read More