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Alarm Raised Over Health of Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Iranwire – Two political prisoners incarcerated in Tehran’s Evin prison have warned about the deteriorating health of fellow inmate Zohreh Sarv, who has been on a hunger strike for more than 10 days. The plight of Sarv, detailed by Sepideh Qolyian and Mahboobeh Rezaei in a letter obtained by IranWire, outlines a pattern of disregard for prisoners’ rights within the country’s judicial system. …

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Labor Activist Said Arrested While Trying to Flee Iran

Iranwire – Iranian border forces have arrested labor rights activist Narges Mansouri while she was “attempting to leave the country illegally,” semi-official media reported.  The Mashregh News website, which is closely affiliated with security institutions, reported Mansouri’s arrest on December 5. Mansouri, a member of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company Workers’ Union, has been arrested, interrogated and tried many …

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Arrested Iranian Rapper Salehi Transferred To Isfahan Prison

Iranwire – After days of uncertainty surrounding the whereabouts of detained dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi, his lawyer said his client had been transferred to Dastgerd prison in Isfahan. Lawyer Amir Raisian wrote on the social media platform X that Salehi informed his family on December 4 of his transfer to the prison the previous evening. Salehi was rearrested on November 30, less …

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Privacy Rights of Mashhad Metro Users Violated

Iranwire – The photos and private information of metro users in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad are now displayed on screens when they pass through the gates, according to eyewitnesses. An informed source told IranWire that the data about the passengers are retrieved from their metro cards. The bizarre and illegal move has caused concerns among users of Mashhad’s …

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Concerns For Health Of Iranian Political Prisoner Rise Amid Hunger Strike

RFL/RE – Iranian political prisoners Sepideh Gholian and Mahboubeh Rezaei, incarcerated in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, have warned about the deteriorating health of fellow inmate Zahra Sarv, who has been on a hunger strike since early December to protest against the harsh treatment and injustices she has faced since her arrest in October 2021. The plight of Sarv, detailed in …

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