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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Iranian Steel Workers Hold Protests

VOA – Dozens of steel workers in northern Iran have staged a public protest outside government buildings to call for pressure on their employer to hand over several months’ worth of unpaid wages. Iranian state-run news agency ILNA said about 100 workers of the Qazvin Steel Company rallied on Wednesday outside the provincial governor’s office in Qazvin, before moving on …

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Osman Motafapour Begins Serving the 27th Year in Urmia Prison

HRANA News Agency – Osman Mostafapour, political prisoner in Urmia prison has been in jail since 26 years ago for serving the 35 years impressment sentence. Although according to prison calendar, he has served 28 years in prison. The Revolutionary Court and the Public Prosecutor sentenced him to a total of 35 years imprisonment in two separate cases in 1991. He has …

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Iran Executions: Three Prisoners Hanged

Iran Human Rights –  At least three out of twelve prisoners who were transferred to the solitary confinement of Rajai Shahr Prison in last two days, were executed on Wednesday, April 25. Iman Hosseini Moqaddam is still in solitary confinement. According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday, at least three prisoners were hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison. …

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Iran Detains Another Iranian British Citizen, Computer Scientist and Antiwar Activist Abbas Edalat

CHRI – Abbas Edalat, an Iranian British academic and antiwar activist based in London, has been detained in Iran since April 15, 2018, after being arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). “Iran’s continued arbitrary arrests of dual nationals without transparency and lack of due process is extremely concerning,” said the Center for Human Rights in Iran’s (CHRI’s) Executive …

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Reform Or Regime Change For Iran?

lobelog – Recently the neo-conservative writer Eli Lake of Bloomberg Views interviewed Iranian exiled dissident and Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi. He chose a highly charged title for the interview: “Shirin Ebadi Is Done Trying to Reform Iran. She Wants Regime Change.” Ebadi, an established lawyer in Iran who also took on human rights cases, left Iran some years ago. She …

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