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Monthly Archives: July 2018

69 Years Behind Bars, 444 Lashes And 14 Years Of Exile For Detained Dervishes

Iran-HRM – Sentences for 285 Gonabadi dervishes have been issued by the judges, Salavati and Ahmadzadeh of the Revolutionary Court. According to the report published by the Majzooban noor, the sentences are as below: Reza Rezaie: 13 years behind bars, 148 lashes and 2years of exile in Mirjaveh Akbar Biranvand: 7 years behind bars, 2years of exile in Sistan&Baluchistan, Two …

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Newspaper Reporter Arrested Over Tweet

Iran-HRM – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrest of Amir Hossein Miresmaili, a journalist with the daily newspaper Jahan Sanat (Industry World), on 12 July because of a tweet about assistance provided by the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation to Palestinians in Gaza during the month of Ramadan. This powerful foundation is one of Iran’s most important charities and handles enormous sums …

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Imprisoned Gonabadi Dervish On 100th Day Of Hunger Strike

Iran-HRM – Zafar Ali Moghimi a member of Iran’s Gonabadi Sufi minority has been on hunger strike since 100 days ago to protest against violation of detained dervishes’ rights and demanding their unconditional release. He has lost 35 kilograms and suffers from low blood pressure, joint and eye pain and physical weakness. The prisoners is at risk of losing consciousness, …

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