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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Russia defends using Iran base for Syria air raids

aljazeera – Moscow says use of airbase does not violate a UN resolution that prohibits supplying fighter jets to Tehran. Russia has said its use of an Iranian airbase to carry out bombing missions in Syria does not violate a UN resolution that forbids supplying fighter jets to Tehran. “There has been no supply, sale or transfer of combat jets to …

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A Woman Killed by the Police in Sardasht

HRANA News Agency – On Thursday, August 11, a 36-year-old woman was killed following the shooting by the police forces under the supervision of Torjan Base to a Toyota car suspected of carrying Koolbars. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Thursday, August 11, following the shooting by the police forces under the supervision of Torjan Base to …

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Two Prisoners Executed in Public in Southern Iran

Iran Human Rights – Iranian authorities hanged two prisoners in public on Wednesday August 17. Two prisoners were reportedly hanged in public at Saheli Boulevard, located in the city of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan province, southern Iran), on rape charges.The executions were reportedly carried out on the morning of Wednesday August 17 in front of a crowd of people. The Iranian state-run …

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Iran: Three Ahwazi Arab Prisoners Executed

Iran Human Rights – An Iranian official source has confirmed the execution of three young Ahwazi Arab men from the province of Khuzestan (western Iran). The Iranian state-run news agency, YJC (Young Journalists Club), quoting the public relations department of the Khuzestan Judiciary, has identified the prisoners as: Ghais Obidawi, 25 at time of arrest; Ahmad Obidawi, 20 at time of …

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Rights groups condemn recent execution of Kurdish prisoners and call for an immediate moratorium on all executions in Iran

Iranhumanrights.org  – Iranian authorities must immediately put a halt to the execution of Kurdish political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, 22 human rights organizations stated. These organizations also urged for an immediate moratorium on the death penalty and a right to due process and fair and public retrials for all prisoners sentenced to death. Since the beginning of August 2016 …

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Sunni Cleric Charged with Anti-State Activities for Criticizing Mass Execution

Iranhumanrights.org – Hassan Amini, a Sunni cleric and Islamic judge based in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has been interrogated and charged for criticizing the recent mass execution of Sunni prisoners. “They summoned me [to the Intelligence Ministry’s office in Sanandaj] in connection with a statement I issued about the [executions] and because I had visited [the victim’s] …

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Iranhumanrights.org – Hackers posing as friends are using phone numbers based in the UK to contact civil rights and political activists in Iran to gain access to their email and social media accounts, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has learned. When the targets don’t recognize the “old friend,” hackers ask for a face-to-face conversation and ask the …

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Olive: The World’s First Intelligent Suitcase

PayvandNews – A team of Iranian researchers at Tehran’s Pardis Technology Park (PTP), using tracking algorithms, have recently presented a robotic intelligent suitcase. According to the public relations department of PTP, Olive Intelligent Robotic Suitcase is the outcome of efforts by the engineers at Idea Kavan San’at Pardis Company (IKAP) . The suitcase is able to follow its owner and …

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