Monday , 23 April 2018

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Appliances And Vehicles Market Hit By Forex Crisis, Blackouts on the Way

Radiofarda – Two weeks after the Rouhani administration introduced its new foreign exchange policy of a single rate for US dollar, travellers and businesses complain that foreign currency is not available at the government-imposed rate of 42,000 rials for a dollar. Vice-President Ali Asghar Mounesan told the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) on Monday April 23 that travel agents have …

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Iran: Five Prisoners Hanged In Urmia Central Prison

Iran-HRM – At least five prisoners were hanged today in Central Prison of Urmia. Four of the victims were identified as Tayeb Sheikh-Nejad, Ghader Mohammad Hassan, Islam Rashidpour and Soltan. All of the victims who were found guilty of murder, had a last visit with their families on Sunday.

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Ahwazi Arab Women’s Whereabouts Unknown Amid Growing Concern For Their Life

Iran-HRM – No report is available of the status and whereabouts of two Ahwazi Arab women who were arrested during the Iran’s Ahwaz protests against ethnic discrimination and slurs by officials against the country’s Arab community. Ezzat Ka’abi and Nadia Mohammadi Pour, both from Ahwaz were arrested 20 days ago and taken to an unknown location. The women’s families have …

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Iran: Baha’i Man Still Unable To Open Business After 10 Years

Iran-HRM – The business of a Baha’i citizen identified as Payam Wali was closed down more than 10 years ago by government institutions. Mr. Wali’s attempts at opening his business again by taking his case to the appeals court, the Supreme Court, and other government agencies over the past 10 years has been futile and the business of this citizens …

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Iran Makes Widespread Arrests Following Ahwaz Protests Against Discrimination

Iran-HRM – Iranian regime has a long history of applying discriminatory policies against the ethnic and religious minorities. In a last episode, the state TV showed a cartoon in which it used figurines to depict various ethnicity but the segment completely ignored the Arab origins of Ahwaz. Major discontent flared up in the city of Ahwaz, the Khuzestan provincial capital …

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