Is Pressure on Human Rights in Iran Succeeding?

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Tehran has been crying foul on the pressure it is receiving on its horrid state of human rights, accusing the criticism to be politically motivated. In fact, Tehran  even went on the offensive and accused the US of human rights abuses. Regardless of the motives, it seems that the pressure is having some effect and has resulted in a “tsunami” of pardons in Iran.

http://country.eiu.com/iran

http://www.economist.com/blogs/pomegranate/2014/06/capital-punishment-iran

http://english.irib.ir/news/leader/item/189797-leader-pardons-1,052-iranian-prisoners

 

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