Siamak Pourzand: Persecuted to death, harassed after death

By Drewery Dyke, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher
Siamak Pourzand, a veteran journalist and former prisoner of conscience, has committed suicide in Tehran at the age of 80.
Frail, infirm and unable to bear further indignity, without even the solace of his family around him, he let himself fall from a sixth story balcony. In truth, he was […]