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Iran: Looming Execution of Dervish Member

(Beirut) – The Iranian judiciary should immediately halt the looming execution of a member of the Gonabadi Dervish community, Human Rights Watch said today. Iran should also release all Dervish members arbitrarily detained since February 2018.   Expand Police Forces at the scene of the clashes, Tehran, Iran February 19, 2018.  © 2018 Majzooban-e-Noor The authorities arrested more than 300 members of the Dervish community on February 20 following clashes when the authorities violently repressed a peaceful protest in Tehran. The clashes left dozens injured and three police officers and another…

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