UN rapporteur: Iran's human rights abuses are widespread but Rouhani raises hope for reform

  • by: ALEXANDRA OLSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 23, 2013 - 5:45 PM

UNITED NATIONS — A special U.N. rapporteur released a scathing report Wednesday detailing widespread human rights abuses in Iran, but he said recent signals from new President Hassan Rouhani have raised expectations for change.

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