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Monthly Archives: August 2019

The letter of Gohar Eshghi to President Trump

Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti who was killed under torture in prison, has written a letter addressed to President Donald J. Trump. In this letter, Mrs. Eshghi has asked President Trump to officially assign the 23rd August, Sattar Beheshti’s birthday, as “The Day of Friendship between the People of Iran and the People of the United States” Dear …

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Iran sentences teacher activist to lashes and prison – Iran’s Judiciary sentenced a teacher to eight months in prison and 10 lashes for participating in a demonstration by teachers and education workers. On Monday, August 19, 2019, a court sentenced Mohammad Taghi Falahi, the secretary general of the Tehran Teachers’ Trade Association, to eight months in prison and 10 lashes on charges of disrupting public order. Security …

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Political Prisoner Arash Sadeghi Denied Hospitalization Despite Loss of Arm Motion

iranhumanrights – Political prisoner Arash Sadeghi’s loss of motion in his right arm hasn’t persuaded the authorities of Evin Prison to allow him to receive proper medical treatment in a hospital outside the prison, his wife Golrokh Iraee Ebrahimi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “The last time I visited Arash was on August 7,” Ebrahimi told CHRI on …

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Zarif says Tehran will see if Swedish-Iranian’s death sentence can be delayed

alarabiya – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran “will do its best” to see if the death sentence on Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali can be delayed. “We will do our best on humanitarian grounds to see if the sentence on Mr. Djalali can be delayed, but he has been accused of multiple capital crimes… and he …

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Houthis May Have Shot Down US Drone Over Yemen

radiofarda – A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen’s Dhamar region, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent months. A Houthi military spokesman had earlier said that air defenses had brought down a U.S. drone. The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the …

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Iran’s Rouhani And Zarif Issue Threats Against Shipping, US

radiofarda – If Iran’s oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning Washington against upping pressure on Tehran in an angry confrontation between the longtime foes. The comment by President Hassan Rouhani coincided with a remark by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that Tehran might …

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