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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Protests against human rights violations of Iranian regime in Berlin

Shabtabnews – Yesterday many Iranians and German citizens gathered outside the Iranian Embassy to protest against Iranian regime’s human rights violations against its citizens, in particular against the rights of religious minorities and prisoners of conscience. In the gathering the protesters who, originated from variety of groups (like the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR) and IGFM (the International …

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IRGC Dismantles All-Female Group Holding Parties

Radiofarda – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) says it has “demolished” a network of all-female “western-style” parties in Hamadan (the ancient city of Ecbatana), western Iran. Without mentioning when the incident took place and the exact number of the arrested guests and their fate, the city’s IRGC has only maintained that twenty of the detainees were freed after being …

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US Pressures Germany To ‘Help Secure’ Strait Of Hormuz

Radiofarda – The United States has stepped up diplomatic pressure on Germany to join efforts to secure the strategic Strait of Hormuz as Iran has detained a British oil tanker and other vessels face a risk. The request came after Britain last week ordered its navy to escort UK-flagged ships in the world’s busiest oil shipping lane in response to …

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Hit By Sanctions And Rising Tensions, Iran’s Oil Exports Slide In July

Radiofarda – Iranian oil exports have dropped in July to as low as 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) due to sanctions and rising tension with the United States and Britain, according to an industry source and tanker data, deepening global supply losses. The United States reimposed sanctions on Iran in November after pulling out of a 2015 nuclear accord between …

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Zarif: Iran will cut nuclear deal commitments further unless Europe acts

Al-Arabia – Iran is set to further cut its commitments to its international nuclear deal unless its European partners move to protect it from US sanctions by ensuring it can sell oil and receive income, its foreign minister told state television on Wednesday. “Under current circumstances and if no action is taken (by the Europeans) we will take the next …

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Face to Face with ISIS Sleeper Cells: The Iranian presence

Al-Arabia – The entities fighting ISIS and its sleeper cells in Syria are many. In the province of Deir Ezzor, one can get a glimpse of the complicated scene, which includes US troops and Iranian forces and can either be seen as an unspoken agreement or a ticking bomb. https://vid.alarabiya.net/2019/07/30/irnres3192cd08223a/irnres3192cd08223a___irnres3192cd08223a_video.mp4 The city and its countryside are separated into two halves …

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Tehran University Student Activist, Arrested to Serve Prison Sentence

Iran-HRM – University of Tehran anthropology student Leila Hosseinzadeh was arrested by intelligence forces on Sunday, July 28, and transferred to Evin Prison to serve her sentence. Tehran Province’s Appeals Court upheld a 2.5-year sentence and a two-year ban on traveling abroad against Leila Hosseinzadeh on June 24, 2019. Leila Hosseinzadeh was the secretary of Tehran University students’ central council …

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Kurdish singer hunger strikes after being flogged 100 times for blasphemy

Iran-HRM – Peyman Mirzazadeh, a Kurdish singer held at Urmia Prison in northwestern Iran, went on hunger strike on July 29, 2019 in protest to being sentenced to two years of prison and 100 lashes. His flogging sentence was carried out on Sunday. Peyman Mirzazadeh started his hunger strike after he was flogged with 100 lashes in the 4th Branch …

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Macron Calls For ‘Break’ To Ease Tension Between Iran, U.S.

RFL/RE – French President Emmanuel Macron has called for tensions between Iran and the United States to be scaled down on July 30 after speaking with Iranian President Hassan Rohani.Meeting at the French presidential summer retreat, Macron said he wanted “to ensure that all parties agree to a break and open negotiations.”He “recalled the need to initiate a de-escalation of …

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Iranian Labor Activists were Attacked in Gharchak Women’s Prison

Radiozamaneh – Neda Naji, Atefeh Rangriz and Sepideh Gholian, Iranian labor activists imprisoned in Gharchak Women’s Prison were attacked and are in a dangerous situation according to social media statements by their family members. Neda Naji, Sepideh Gholian and Atefeh Rangriz, the Imprisoned Iranian Labor Activists in Gharchak Women’s Prison. Naji, Rangriz and Gholian have been attacked by an inmate …

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