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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Iran: Woman Scheduled To Be Hanged In Few Hours

Iran Human Rights – An Iranian woman who according to her family was a rape victim, is scheduled to be hanged at Sepidar Prison in Ahwaz (Ahvaz) early Wednesday morning, December 4. The woman who is identified as Somayeh Shahbazi Jahroei (33) is sentenced to death for murdering a man six years ago. According to one of Somayeh’s relatives, “the …

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People with Disabilities Deserve Equal Rights and Equal Participation in Society

CHRI – December 3 Marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities The International Day of Persons with Disabilities, begun by the UN in 1992, is observed each year on December 3. Its aim is to “promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons …

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Public Outrage Grows As Reports of Bloody Crackdown Emerge: “Every Corner of Iran is Mourning the Atrocities”

CHRI – Public Outrage Grows As Reports of Bloody Crackdown Emerge: “Every Corner of Iran is Mourning the Atrocities” As reports of the unprecedented state violence against protestors in Iran begin to emerge now that the state-imposed internet shut-down has been lifted, the full extent of the state’s brutal crackdown is being revealed and Iranians have been reacting with outrage and …

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Iran VP admits US pressure hitting economy hard

Al-Monitor – In a series of remarks rarely heard from Iran’s political elites, First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri lamented Washington’s onerous sanctions and how they are tightening the noose around Iran’s economy. “The Americans have in the true sense blocked the key bottlenecks of our country’s economy,” Jahangiri told an exports conference in Tehran Dec. 2. “Even allies fear buying Iranian oil” …

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Lawmaker Says Dissent In Iran Glows Like Fire Under Ashes

Radiofarda – An outspoken reformist member of the Iranian Parliament (Majles) says security forces have “preemptively” arrested a number of students who have not taken part in recent protests in Iran. Mahmoud Sadeqi (Sadeghi) said in an interview with the Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA) on Monday, December 2 that the arrests have been made illegally and the authorities should …

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Background And Consequences Of Protests In Iran: A Look From Within

lobelog.com – Two weeks after the eruption of protests in Iran due to the rise in petrol prices, the unrests may have subsided but discontent is still on the rise, like the clam before the storm which may erupt once more in the not so distant future. Without prior notice, petrol prices were increased in Iran at midnight on Friday …

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Trump Accuses Iran Of Killing ‘Big Numbers’ In Protest Crackdown

Radiofarda – U.S. President Donald Trump has accused Iran of killing “big numbers” of protesters following unofficial casualty numbers in the hundreds that Tehran characterized as “utter lies.” “Iran is killing perhaps thousands and thousands of people right now as we speak, that it why they cut off the Internet so people can’t see what is going on,” Trump said …

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