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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Saudi Arabia Calls For New Accord To Control Iran’s Nuclear, Regional Ambitions

Radiofarda – Saudi Arabia has called on the world community to confront Iran’s radicalism and Tehran’s violation of its nuclear obligations. Saudi media have quoted Abdullah bin Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, the country’s new permanent representative at the United Nations in Vienna as having said at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board of Governors’ meeting that the world …

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Iran To Arrest Superstar For Sympathizing With Dead Female Football Fan

Radiofarda – While the International Football Federation (FIFA) is set to dispatch a delegation to Tehran to look into the case of a female football fan who recently committed suicide by self-immolation, the Islamic Republic has issued a warrant to arrest a movie superstar in Iran for supporting the victim. A news agency affiliated with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps …

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Trump says Iranian leadership ‘wants to meet’

Al-Arabia – President Donald Trump on Thursday said he believes that Iran’s leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a summit with his Iranian counterpart at the upcoming UN assembly.“I can tell you that Iran wants to meet,” he told reporters at the White House.Trump has repeatedly indicated he is ready to meet with …

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Iran: Torture and Corporal Punishment Mandated by Law

Iran-HRM – Iran: torture and corporal punishment mandated by law Torture and corporal punishment are common practices in Iran’s prisons and also mandated by law. The regime denies use of torture in Iranian prisons despite thousands of reports since the early 80’s that prove torture has been used to extract forced confessions from prisoners or to break the morale of …

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Iran Sentences 86 People to Lashes for Protesting Water Transfer Project

Iran-HRM – The Iranian regime sentenced 86 people to a total of 2,580 lashes and 344 months of prison for protesting water diversion to an IRGC linked steel mill in Isfahan. The Borujen Criminal Court in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province tried 103 protesters for “disrupting public order and peace” and “disobeying government agents on duty” on …

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Political Prisoner Denied Treatment Despite Deteriorating Health

Iran-HRM – Iranian authorities have prevented political prisoner Majid Assadi from receiving medical care. Majid Assadi suffers from Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a rheumatism disease that affects the spine. He also has ulcers and inflammation in his vision network. His digestive problems have intensified as a result of prison authorities depriving him of medical care. In September 2018, doctors diagnosed him …

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Baluchi Political Prisoner Tortured in Northwest Iran

Iran-HRM – A Baluchi Sunni Muslim imprisoned since 2009 for alleged crimes committed by his brother, Mohammad Saber Malek Raeisi has been under torture for the past three months in Ardabil Prison, northwest Iran, reports indicate. He has been transferred to Ardabil Prison’s quarantine section where psychologically ill prisoners are usually held.An ethnic Baluchi from the port city of Chabahar …

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U.S. Says Iran Broke Promise Not To Sell Oil To Syria

RFL/RE – Iran has been breaking “promises” after the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 allegedly delivered oil to Syria despite assurances to the contrary, the U.S. State Department said on September 12.Previously named Grace 1, the vessel was held for six months by the British overseas territory of Gibraltar until authorities received written assurances from Iran that it wouldn’t sail …

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Australia Lobbies For Release Of Three Citizens Held By Iran

RFL/RE – Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said she is trying to secure the release of three of her country’s citizens held by Tehran, one of whom has been imprisoned for nearly a year, Reuters reported.Payne said late on September 13 that she had met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Bangladesh last week to discuss the …

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Israel Wants Free Hand Against Iran, Netanyahu Says In Russia

RFL/RE – Israel must be given free rein to act against Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on September 12 as talks concluded in Sochi where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss security coordination in Syria.His visit comes as an expected tight general election vote for Israel’s legislature, the Knesset, nears and as both sides work …

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