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Iran establishes new base to enforce mandatory hijab

Iran-HRM – The Iranian regime has increased its crackdown against civil and political liberties to counter a society crushed under skyrocketing prices and inflation. Repression maneuvers, executions, restrictions on the Internet, and setting up bases to impose compulsory hijab on women are among the measures that the authorities have taken to suppress the people. New bases established to enforce mandatory …

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Ladan Molasaeedi Executed for Murder in Qarchak Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Ladan Molasaeedi, a woman sentenced to qisas(retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Qarchak Prison today. She is the fifth woman to be executed in 2022. According to HRANA news agency, a woman was executed in Qarchak Prison on May 25. Her identity has been reported as Ladan Molasaeedi who was sentenced to qisas for murder. Ladan was transferred …

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The rise and fall of a powerful media mogul running Iran’s propaganda machinery

A few weeks ago Nader Talebzadeh, Iranian regime’s chief propagandist and media mogul, passed away following cardiac arrest, according to official reports. Iranian state media tells a story of a famous and most accomplished Iranian documentary film maker, even though he was only able to produce one film during his whole career. A man so important to the regime that …

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Two Pilots Dead As Iranian Fighter Jet Crashes During Training Mission

RFL/RE – Two Iranian Air Force pilots were killed when their F-7 fighter jet crashed during a training mission near the city of Naeen in central Iran. The state news agency IRNA said the crash occurred in the morning on May 24. The state ISNA news agency quoted a military official as saying that it appeared a “technical issue” caused the accident, …

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Amnesty Highlights Rise In ‘State-Sanctioned’ Executions; Iran Among Worst Offenders

RFL/RE – Last year saw a “worrying rise” in global executions in 2021 amid an easing in pandemic restrictions, Amnesty International has said, with Iran recording its highest number of state-sanctioned killings since 2017. The global number of executions saw a 20 percent increase over 2020, with Iran accounting for most of the rise. The global totals do not include …

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