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200 Imprisoned Women Protest Inhumane Conditions of Qarchak Prison

iran-hrm – Nearly 200 inmates in the notorious Qarchak Prison in Varamin detailed the horrid conditions of the prison in a letter to Tehran’s Director-General of Prisons. They announced on Saturday, August 17, 2019, that they would reject the food provided by the authorities until their demands are met. In their letter to the director-general of prisons, Heshmatollah Hayat al- …

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Iranian Activist Sentenced to Prison and Lashes for Participating Labor Day Protests

iran-hrm – Labor activist Nasrin Javadi, a member of the Iran Workers’ Free Union who was detained during a Labor Day demonstration was sentenced to seven years of prison and 74 lashes. She was also banned from using a smartphone and similar devices. Her trial was held at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran on August 6, 2019. According to the …

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Two Iranian Lawmakers In Arrested In Connection With Auto Industry Corruption

payvand – Security forces in Iran have arrested two members of the Iranian Parliament (Majles) on charges of “disrupting the car market,” a member of parliament’s ethics committee told Fars news agency on Thursday, August 22. The lawmaker told Fars that the Fereydoun Ahmadi and Mohammad Azizi who were arrested on Wednesday were linked to a financial corruption case at …

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Video Of Beaten Iraqi Woman In Iran Angers Iraqis

radiofarda – The spokesman for the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, Ahmad al-Sahaf says his office is “following with great interest” reports about an Iraqi woman being beaten at Iran’s Mashhad airport, Al Arabiya reported on Thursday August 22. The remarks were made after social media sites released the video of an Iraqi woman said to have beaten by a police officer …

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No Change In British Backing Of Iran Nuclear Deal Under Johnson: UK Official

radiofarda – Britain will not change its backing of the 2015 deal on Iran’s nuclear program under new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a British diplomatic source said Friday, a day ahead of a G7 summit where the Iranian atomic drive is set to be a major sticking point. “We are strong supporters” of the nuclear deal, said the official, asking …

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