Friday , 22 June 2018

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She defends the downtrodden. So Iran put her in jail.

washingtonpost – When  ROUHANI ran for president of Iran in 2013, he campaigned on the promise of promoting human rights and individual freedoms in a country that retained a strong authoritarian bent. Five years after his election, it is becoming clear that Mr. Rouhani has failed to deliver on these promises. Last week’s arrest of prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh is …

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Merkel Calls On Europe To Counter Iran’s ‘Aggressive Tendencies’

Radiofarda – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Europe to “urgently” take measures to counter Iran’s “aggressive” activities in the Middle East.

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Iran Walks Out As Russia, Saudis Gain Support For Oil Output Increase

RFL/RE  – Iran’s oil minister has walked away from negotiations with other major oil producers over a significant increase in oil production advocated by Russia and Tehran’s archrival, Saudi Arabia.

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Teacher Activist Still In Detention, Deprived Of Medical Treatment

Iran-HRM – Mohammad Habibi, a member of the board of directors of the Teacher’s Trade Association of Tehran, has been denied access adequate medical treatment at the Great Tehran Penitentiary.

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IHR Warns Against Execution of Ramin Hossein Panahi in Iran

Iran Human Rights – Iran Human Rights warns that the execution of the Kurdish political prisoner, Ramin Hossein Panahi, may be carried out in the next few days. IHR asks the judicial authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran to stop the execution immediately and overturn this inhumane verdict.

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