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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Iran: Further Information: Iranian activist couple jailed in Evin prison

Amnesty – The health of jailed Iranian human rights defender Arash Sadeghi has deteriorated. He has been on hunger strike since 24 October in protest at the imprisonment of his wife, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee, a human rights defender jailed for writing a story about stoning. To read the report please click on the below link: https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE1352312016SPANISH.pdf

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Iranian MP appears before court for ‘spreading lies’

Al-monitor – Reformist lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi appeared before the special court for culture and media in Tehran to answer questions about his recent comments on possible corruption among senior officials. He has been released after introducing a bondsman to the court, the official IRNA news agency reported. AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi According to the semi-official Fars News Agency, Sadeghi has …

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Will Total deal pave way for other oil majors’ return to Iran?

Al-monitor — French energy giant Total SA is back in Iran, six years after it was forced to halt its operations due to nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran. Leading a consortium with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and Petropars, the company signed a heads of agreement with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) worth $4.8 billion to develop phase 11 of …

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