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Monthly Archives: April 2018

U.S Says Risks Remain For Those Considering Doing Business With Iran(Reuters)

Reuters – The United States on Tuesday welcomed reports that the European Union was considering new sanctions on Iran and said risks remained for those who were pondering doing business with the Islamic Republic. “There continue to be ongoing risks with doing business there because the Iranians have not reformed their system,” Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and …

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33% Of Iran’s Population Live In Absolute Poverty: Economist

Iran-HRM – A researcher and university professor announced the absolute poverty line for a four-person urban family in 2017 as about four million tomans (1,200 USD) adding that according to calculations in recent years, 33 percent of the population of the country suffers from “absolute poverty.”

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Baluch Political Prisoner Denied Medical Treatment Despite Poor Condition

Iran-HRM – Mohammad Jazan Azizi, 21, who is detained in Zahedan Prison on charges of acting against national security was shot down his motorcycle by security forces in Qasreqnad in Gorsar Village upon his arrest despite being unarmed and was wounded in the right arm. He received an operation on his arm after two months but after seven months, he …

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Iran: Jailed Rights Defender Ailing

HRW – Free Hospitalized Peaceful Activist Golrakh Iraee © 2014 Private (Beirut) – Iranian authorities should immediately release Golrokh Iraee, a human rights defender hospitalized in Tehran, Human Rights Watch said today. Iraee was sentenced to six years in prison in April 2015 on charges solely related to her peaceful activism, after an unfair trial. Iraee was transferred to a …

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Rouhani Admin Facing Backlash Over Plan to Give 100 Vetted Journalists Uncensored Internet Access

CHRI – Iranian journalists and editors working for various news publications in Iran have strongly criticized the government’s decision to grant what has been described as uncensored internet access exclusively to 100 “approved” members of their profession. “This is blatant discrimination against journalists themselves and against people and journalists,” the cultural affairs editor of a monthly magazine in Tehran told …

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