Uncommon Ground Contributor Scott Jacobsen

Scott Douglas Jacobsen is the Founder of In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal and In-Sight Publishing. Jacobsen works for science and human rights, especially women’s and children’s rights. He considers the modern scientific and technological world the foundation for the provision of the basics of human life throughout the world and advancement of human rights as the universal movement among peoples everywhere.

Articles by Scott Jacobsen:

Ramin Hossein Panahi – Kurdish Dissident In Iran To Die Today

As young Kurdish Iranian dissident Ramin Hossein Panahi heads to his death, a look at the desperate efforts, locally and internationally to save him. According to the Iran Human Rights Monitor, there has been a call to Iran from the United Nations (UN) human rights experts. The call is for an annulment of the death […] Read more

BBC Appeals To The UN To Protect Its Iran-Based Staff From Harassment

The BBC has appealed to the United Nations to protect the rights of its Iran-based journalists, who allegedly face harassment and intimidation. BBC News has appealed to the United Nations to protect its journalists’ rights in Iran. The complaints to the United Nations follow years of allegations of harassment and persecution by the Iranian authorities […] Read more

Mina Ahadi: Abuse of Women’s Rights in Iran Calls for a New Revolution

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  (Interviewer) and Stephanie Wimmers (Translator) Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Mina, what is your family background regarding religion, geography, culture, language, and education? Mina Ahadi: I was born in Abhar, a little town in Iran. My mother tongue was Turkish but we learnt and spoke Persian in school. My father was active in […] Read more