Politics & Government

February 27, 2014 3:08 PM

Iran still among world’s worst human rights abusers, U.S. says

WASHINGTON – Even as they make gestures toward rapprochement with the West, Iran’s leaders remain among the world’s worst human rights offenders, according to a State Department report Thursday that shows an increase in reported violations since the relatively moderate President Hassan Rouhani took office last year.

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