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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Iran: Valentine’s Day Banned In Kerman

Iran-HRM – Mohammad Reza Parvaz, the head of the Public Security Police in Kerman Province, said that the police would deal with all shops that showcased and supplied products for Valentine’s Day. “Since any promotion or supply of goods affiliated with Valentine’s Day is prohibited, stores such as clothing and cosmetics, bakeries, florists and printing shops will all be closely …

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Iran: Minor Offender One Step Away From Execution

Iran-HRM – Minor offender Pouria Tabaie was sentenced to death for murder and is now on death row in Rajaie Shahr prison in Karaj. Pouria Tabaie was born on July 17, 1992. He was 16 on the day he carried out the murder on July 17, which falls on his birthday. The 113th Branch of the Tehran Penal Court and …

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RSF Denounces ‘Implacable’ News Control, Censorship In Iran

RFL/RE – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterated its condemnation of the Iranian authorities’ harassment of journalists, saying control of news and information has been “implacable” since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Iranian authorities are “trying to reinforce its news control both at home and internationally,” the Paris-based media watchdog said on February 13. “For the past 39 years, the regime’s control …

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Is Khomeinism dying?

Al-Arabia – What’s currently happening in Iran is much more than a wave of popular protests or disputes among the Khomeini regime’s different wings or a game between hawks and doves. What’s happening in Iran is about holding the regime, founded by revolutionary cleric Ayatollah Khomeini, “accountable.” The republic’s fate is on stake. It’s not just about the fate of …

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A Political Prisoner in Difficult Health Condition in Zahedan Prison

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Azar, political prisoner who had been arrested by the Intelligence Office on charge of acting against national security, and held in solitary confinement for several months and then transferred to Zahedan prison has got infectious diseases in the jaw and mouth area since his detention at the Intelligence Office detention center. The infectious disease has …

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How do Iran’s ‘corrupt networks’ operate?

Al-Monitor – On Jan. 28, at an event celebrating 50 years of capital markets in Iran, the head of the Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, publicly stated, “The formidable power of illegal stakeholders on Iran’s economy has rendered reforming the economy difficult.” These illegal stakeholders, who have also been referred to as shady interest groups, are most accurately described …

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Growing Demand For Referendum On Iran’s Ruling System

RFL/RE – Fifteen prominent Iranians from cultural and political spheres inside Iran and in exile have signed a statement calling for a referendum on the theocratic ruling system in the Islamic Republic. The group of civil rights activists, lawyers, film directors, a Nobel laureate, and current and former political prisoners demanded a nationwide referendum held under the supervision of the …

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Iran: Political Prisoners In Critical Conditions On 4th Day Of Dry Hunger Strike

Iran-HRW – Today, February 13, marks 11th day of hunger strike which has been switched to dry since four days ago, launched by political prisoners Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee. They are in critical conditions and their lives are in danger. Monday, February 12, 2018, Mr. Hossein Daemi gave news that his daughter, Atena Daemi, and her fellow inmate, Golrokh …

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