Powerful Message from a Persecuted Egyptian Atheist

Sherif Gaber lived a typical life as a university student in Egypt, studying sociology at the Suez Canal University in Ismailia. But his life would change because of an argument with a teacher and a few Facebook postings that got him into legal trouble.

Around a decade after that, Sherif Gaber became a vlogger and political activist, fighting for human rights in a country notorious for its human rights violations under its authoritarian government.

Islamic Republic of Iran Executes Protesters, Including Via Public Hanging

Iran's Islamic regime is now carrying out a series of protest-related executions after the first victim, Mohsen Shekari, was executed on December 8.

Shekari was hanged after Iran's Revolutionary court found him guilty of "moharebeh" (enmity against god). He was hanged after a staged court trial, less than three months after being accused of being a rioter.