Iran Bans Rights Centre

Published: Wednesday, 08/16/2006 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Minister Peter MacKay says it's "unacceptable" for Iran's interior ministry to declare the Center for Defence of Human Rights illegal. The centre was founded by Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi, who continues to investigate the death of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi, who was killed in Iranian custody in 2003.

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