Almost 4 weeks ago, floods began in the north of Iran spreading to 1900 cities, towns and villages and 13 provinces in its path and is currently travelling from Agh Ghala to Shiraz . So far, new agencies are reporting that around 70 people have been killed as a result of floods. The floods that have been plaguing Iran since March 17 have now reached the south-western city of Ahvaz in oil-rich Khuzestan Province, with the Governor of Khuzestan ordering that five regions of the city - Eyn Do, Goldasht, Siahi, Sadat and Salim Abad - be evacuated yesterday, following blackouts caused by the floods.

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An Amnesty International report has revealed eight conservationists who could face long prison sentences or the death penalty. So far they have already been subjected to torture in jails. They received grossly unfair trials with their charges being simply their conservation work around the country including carrying out research in Iran's endangered wildlife.

Rouhani Executions
Imprisonment and Execution of Christian leaders
Under Rouhani