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Monthly Archives: September 2017

“Women, The Architects Of Peace” congress held in Tehran

PayvandNews – An international congress with the theme of “women, the architects of peace” was held here on Sunday on the occasion of the World Peace Day, which is annually marked on September 21.  The congress was held with the cooperation of the Institute for Protection of Women’s Rights (IPWR), The UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy (UNESCO CHRPD) of …

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UN Group Says Two Americans, Siamak and Baguer Namazi, Unjustly Held In Iran

RFL/RE – A United Nations human rights group has called on Iran to immediately release two Iranian-Americans, Siamak Namazi and his 81-year-old father Baguer Namazi, describing their imprisonment as a violation of international law. The two are serving 10-year prison sentences on spying charges. Siamak Namazi with his father, Baquer Namazi The call came in an 11-page opinion by the United …

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French Leader Raises Possibility Of Reopening Iran Nuclear Negotiations In 2025

RFL/RE – French President Emmanuel Macron in talks with his U.S. and Iranian counterparts has raised the possibility of renegotiating provisions of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after their scheduled expiration in 2025, French officials said. French and Iranian Presidents Emmanuel Macron & Hassan Rohani meet at UN. September 18, 2017 photo by Islamic Republic News Agency The possibility was raised in separate …

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More Public Executions – Prisoner Hanged While Crowd Watched

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner by the name of Samir Deivband was hanged in public in the city of Ilam in front of a crowd of people. According to a report by the state-run media IRIB, the prisoner was sentenced to death on murder charges and was hanged in public on the morning of Sunday September 17. The IRIB report …

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IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: TRADE UNIONIST IN NEED OF MEDICAL CARE: REZA SHAHABI

Amnesty – Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi was forced to return to prison on 9 August, prompting him to go on hunger strike in protest. After over 40 days on hunger strike, his health has seriously deteriorated and he is in need of urgent specialized medical care. He is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally. http://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE1371042017ENGLISH.pdf

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