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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Freed Russian Journalist Recounts Harrowing Ordeal In Iranian Jail

RFL/RE – Russian journalist and author Yulia Yuzik, who was detained in Tehran for more than a week, says Iranian interrogators accused her of working for Israel and “destroyed me psychologically” before her surprise release. Yulia Yuzik, who had previously lived and worked as a journalist in Iran, was stopped when she arrived in Tehran for a private visit. “They …

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Man Hanged in Southern Iran for Rape Charges

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A man was hanged for rape charges at Bandar Abbas prison Saturday. According to Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a man hanged on Saturday, October 12, at the Iranian southern city of Bandar Abbas. He was arrested and sentenced to death for rape charges five years ago.  Out of the 110 people who were executed …

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Iranian Women Artists Showcased in Upcoming Exhibit Curated by Shirin Neshat

CHRI – Exhibition Will Open on November 7 in New York City The Center for Human Rights in Iran is honored to announce an upcoming exhibition of thirteen contemporary Iranian women artists in New York City, curated by the internationally acclaimed artist Shireen Neshat. The show, A Bridge Between You and Everything features nearly 100 works—paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and video—by both …

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Bolton’s Purge, Trump’s Obama Moments

gatestoneinstitute.org – In Syria, however, President Trump, like Obama earlier, seems not to have realized that when the U.S. withdraws, its enemies advance and fill the vacuum. “I would describe myself as pro-American,” Bolton said. “The greatest hope for freedom for mankind in history is the United States, and therefore protecting American national interest is the single best strategy for …

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Iran’s IRGC Says It Has Captured Exiled Opposition Activist

RFL/RE – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has captured exiled opposition activist Roohollah Zam, claiming he was being directed and supported by intelligence officials from France, the United States, and Israel. Roohollah Zam has vowed to take down the government. The IRGC said in a statement read out on state TV on October 14 that its agents …

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GHOST TOWERS

Newyorker.com – After the Iranian Revolution, in 1979, the theocracy called on women to breed a new Islamic generation. It lowered the marriage age to nine for girls and fourteen for boys; it legalized polygamy and raised the price of birth control. By 1986, the average family had six children. A leading cleric said that the government’s goal was to …

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Iran defeats Senegal at ANOC World Beach Games

PayvandNews – Iran beach soccer team defeated Senegal in Group C at the Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games Sunday night. Two teams drew 6-6 in the regular time and went to extra time. They each scored two goals and the game went to a penalty shootout where Iran won 3-1. BeachSoccerWorldwide✔@BeachSoccer_WW FINAL WHISTLE: Iran prevail as disappointed …

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Volleyball: Italy overpowers Iran in epic match at FIVB World Cup

PayvandNews – Italy rallied from two sets down to defeat Iran 3-2 (25-27, 27-29, 30-28, 25-17, 15-13) at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup on Monday at Hiroshima Green Arena. Italy’s Dick Kooy racked up a game-high 28 points and Milad Ebadipour scored 23 points for Iran. See match photos and statistics by FIVB “First of all, congratulations to the …

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Iran Must Ratify Anti-Corruption Bills To Trade With The World – Lawmaker

Radiofarda A pro-reform lawmaker in Iran says should the bills related to combating money laundering not ratified, almost the whole world would stop dealing with Iran. “Under U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran, the Chinese companies have already stopped dealing with us,” Abdolreza Hashemzai told Borna news agency, noting, “Even friendly countries, such as Russia and China will stop dealing with …

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Iran Again Raises The Alleged Attack On Its Oil Tanker In Red Sea

Radiofarda – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said in a statement October 13 that the Iranian oil tanker Sabiti had probably been hit by two missiles last Friday. Earlier, Iranian news outlets had reported that Sabiti was twice hit about sixty miles off the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah in the Red Sea. Describing the incident as a …

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