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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Iran: Three Political Prisoners Sentenced To Death After Severe Torture

Iran-HRM – In the past week, the Supreme Court confirmed the death sentences for three political prisoners identified as Ismael Sheh Bakhsh, 24, Dor-Mohammad Sheh Bakhsh, 20, and Pakistan national Hayatollah (Enayatollah) Nikzehi, 26. They have all been charged in one case to moharebeh (enmity with God) by the judge of the 2nd Branch of the Zahedan Revolutionary Court. Two …

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Iran: Sistan And Baluchistan Burning In Drought

Iran-HRM – Reza Arbabi, the Director General of the Crisis Management Department of Sistan and Baluchestan Province, said that about 100% of the area of ​​the province suffered from moderate to very severe drought. “Currently, the province’s dams are only 40% full, and the remaining 60 percent is empty. To compensate for the losses, 70 billion tomans (about 19000 dollars) …

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Iran Protests Over Sweden’s Granting Of Citizenship To Prisoner

RFL/RE – The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Swedish ambassador to protest over the country’s granting of citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist who is being held in Tehran and faces a death sentence. Iran’s official IRNA news agency quoted ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying that the Swedish envoy in Tehran had been summoned in protest on …

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Imprisonment Sentences of Two Activists Upheld by Appeals Court

HRANA News Agency – The primitive court verdict for Ghasem Ghanbari and Mir Mohammad Miri, two political activists from the village of Dale in Gachsaran District, who had been previously sentenced to two years of imprisonment and lashes on charges of propaganda against the regime and insulting the leadership, was upheld by the third branch of the Court of Appeals …

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Arash Sadeghi in a Critical Health Condition in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi who has been exiled to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj, after two months since he has been transferred from Evin to this prison, is still in a poor health condition and is denied of having access to health care services. This prisoner who has undergone a long hunger strike and needs serious medical and …

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1,000 Days in Prison: Narges Mohammadi Condemns Iranian Judiciary’s “Subservience” to Security Agencies

CHRI – Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi, who recently marked her 1,000th day of imprisonment in Iran, has strongly condemned Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani for his “subservience” to the country’s security establishment. “Your Excellency has repeatedly claimed that the Judiciary is an independent institution,” wrote Mohammadi in an open letter from Tehran’s Evin Prison. “However, such claims do not …

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Six factors driving Iran’s sudden currency devaluation

Al-Monitor – A major and unexpected devaluation of the rial on the free currency market has taken many in Iran by surprise. Analysis of the behavior patterns in the Iranian foreign exchange market suggests that six main parameters need to be assessed to understand what has contributed to recent events. First is the application of the inflation differential between Iran …

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