Tuesday , 21 August 2018

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Conviction of 16 Sufi Protesters “Unprecedented in Iran’s Judicial History”

iranhumanrights.org – Sixteen Sufi Muslims, all members of Iran’s Gonabadi Order, were issued heavy prison sentences by the Revolutionary Court in Tehran on August 15, 2018, for allegedly attended protests that included violent clashes with police and security forces in Tehran in February.

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Iranian Journalist Amir Hossein Miresmaili Sentenced to 10 Years for criticizing officials

Iran HRM – An Iranian journalist Amir Hossein Miresmaili, has been sentenced by an appeals court to a 10-year prison sentence, media and social media ban, two-year ban on leaving the country and paying a fine.

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Workers at Iranian Sugarcane Company attacked by state security forces

Iran HRM – The anti riot forces on August 19, attacked a protest strike held by around 500 Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, injuring the workers and arresting a number of the protesters.

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Female protester starts prison term in Nashtaroud Prison

Iran HRM – Mahintaj Ahmadpour, began serving a 10-year prison sentence for taking part in December 2017/January 2018 protests in Nashtaroud Prison, Tonekabon, northern Iran.

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Baha’i student Expelled From University Because She’s Baha’i

Iran-HRM – Baha’i student Romina Asgari was expelled from Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, because of her Baha’i faith. Romina Asgari was dismissed after her 4th semester from the University due to being a Baha’i.

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