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US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Entry To Sanctioned Iran Officials

iranintl – US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill to deny entry to sanctioned individuals attending UN meetings, following the visit of Iran’s president in September. Representatives Joe Wilson and Jared Moskowitz, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sponsored the bill. If enacted into law, it would prevent Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi from attending the next UN General Assembly …

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Activist In Iran Denied Court Presence For Refusing To Wear Hijab

iranintl – Anti-hijab ex-detainee Sepideh Rashno was denied presence at her own trial in Tehran after announcing on social media that she would not wear the hijab at the court. In a brief statement, the judiciary said Rashno’s trial was held Monday morning. The statement published by the judiciary’s news agency, said Rashno was “absent” at the trial, so her …

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NEWS Teenager In Coma: Tehran Hospital under Tight Security

Iranwire – Security forces have tightened security in and around Tehran’s Fajr Air Force Hospital, where 16-year-old Armita Geravand is in a coma after a reported assault on the subway. According to information obtained by IranWire, Armita was admitted to the hospital on October 1 with a “head trauma.” The incident has led to allegations that the teenager was beaten …

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Iranian Eighth-Grade Girl Ends Life after School Suspension

Iranwire – An Iranian teenager took her own life earlier this week after being suspended from school for three days for not wearing a mandatory headscarf and for having her nails polished, IranWire has learned.  Zahra Hatami, an eighth-grade schoolgirl from the city of Shahriyar, near Tehran, threw herself from a building on October 2 because she feared her father’s …

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Ten Executions Carried Out In Two Iranian Prisons in One Day

Iranwire – Iranian authorities hanged 10 prisoners in Kerman and Shiraz prisons on October 1, activist groups say, amid a dramatic rise in executions by the Islamic Republic’s judiciary.  In a report published on October 3, Haalvsh news agency said that five prisoners convicted of drug-related crimes were executed in Kerman in the early hours of October 1.  Two of …

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