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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Trump Has All But Decided To Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal – Sources

Radiofarda – U.S. President Donald Trump has all but decided to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord by May 12 but exactly how he will do so remains unclear, two White House officials and a source familiar with the administration’s internal debate said on Wednesday. There is a chance Trump might choose to keep the United States in the …

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UN Rights Expert Urges Iran To Halt Imminent Execution Of Ramin Hossein Panahi

Iran-HRM – A UN human rights expert has urgently called on Iran to halt the death sentence against Iranian Kurd Ramin Hossein Panahi amid reports he will be executed on Thursday. “The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution of Mr. Panahi and annul the death sentence against him,” saidAgnes Callamard, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. …

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Political Prisoner Taken For Execution; The Niece Committed Suicide

Iran-HRM – Nishtman Hossein Panahi, 25, niece of political prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi committed suicide on Tuesday evening, May 1, 2018 after she was informed that Ramin has been taken to Quarantine section of Sanandaj Prison for execution; the verdict confirmed by the supreme court. The execution is to be carried out on Thursday May 3, at dawn.

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Iran: 70,000 Arrested On Cybernetic Activities In Iran

Iran-HRM – 70,000 Arrested on Cybernetic Activities in Iran Kamal Hadyanfar, head of FATA (Cyber Police) said 70,000 people have been arrested in Iran on cybernetic charges. “30,186 criminal channels and groups have been identified in Telegram including 23,000 channels of immoral activities, 650 anti-religious, anti-Islam and Quran channels….51% of immoral crimes is committed at Telegram, 23% at Instagram and …

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Do Not Scrap Iran Deal, UN Chief Warns

RFL/RE – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned against ditching a landmark international accord on Iran’s nuclear program if it could not be replaced with viable alternative.

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Iranians hesitant to leave Telegram for domestic apps

Al-Monitor -The running joke on Iranian social media right now is that three green ticks on a domestic messaging app mean that not only does the sender and receiver read the message, but an intelligence officer does too. Iranians heavily relied on Telegram as a form of censorship-free internet not only to chat, but to shop, share parody videos and …

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Iran’s Fajr film festival grabs headlines with Oliver Stone

Al-Monitor – Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival has been an important platform for Iranian, regional and international films for more than three decades. But this year’s edition, which took place April 19-27, proved to be more mediatic and controversial than the previous years. This was partly due to the high-profile participants — in particular Oliver Stone, the American writer and …

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