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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Iran Executions: At Least One Prisoner Hanged in Urmia

Iran Human Rights – Out of four prisoners who were transferred to the solitary confinement on July 25 for execution, at least one was executed at Urmia Central Prison on drug-related charges. The execution of one prisoner was stopped, and there is no information regarding the fate of the two other prisoners yet.

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Homelessness On The Rise As Economic Pressures Draw Jobseekers To Cities

Radiofarda – The latest official statistics show that 19 million Iranian homeless live in slums on the outskirts of major cities. The figure comes from a recent report released by the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development. Ministry head Abbas Akhoundi has cited the figure of 19 million urban homeless in the past, a number that represents nearly 24 percent …

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The Leading Human Rights Violators In Iran’s Rajaei Shahr Prison

Iran-HRM – The Leading Human Rights Violators in Iran’s Rajaei Shahr Prison Rajaei Shahr Prison, located in the city of Karaj, is among the most deplorable prisons in Iran. According to Iran’s Prisons Organization, Rajaei Shahr is intended to hold detainees convicted of violent crimes. Despite this, for years the Iranian authorities have been using Rajaei Shahr to exile prisoners …

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