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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran Prayer Imam Says ‘Our Missionaries Being Killed’ In Latin America

Radiofarda – In unprecedented remarks the Friday Prayer Imam of the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, has claimed that Iranian Shiite cleric-missionaries propagating Islam are being killed in South America. Speaking at Friday prayers ceremony, June 20, the mid-ranking clergy, Lotfollah Dezhkam, stopped short of going into details but insisted that the Islamic Republic should train more missionaries and deploy …

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Iranian Hijab Protester Speaks Up About Cruelty Of Fugitive Judge

Radiofarda – Victims of the notorious judge and prosecutor who was found dead in suspicious circumstances at a Bucharest hotel on Friday have begun speaking up. Azam Jangravi, one of the women activists against compulsory hijab was a victim who has told Radio Farda about her ordeal. Judge Gholamreza Mansouri put many Iranians, both men and women, behind bars after …

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A New Appointment At IRGC May Signal Concern Over Unrest In Iran

Radiofarda – IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami has appointed Brigadier General Hossein Nejat as his deputy commander in charge of Sarallah, the most important security command in Tehran. In theory, Sarallah is under the direct command of the IRGC’s commander in chief. But as he is too busy fulfilling his other responsibilities, he delegates his authority to a deputy …

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Women Political Prisoners Start Hunger Strike Over Basic Rights

Iran-HRM – Three women went on hunger strike in Qarchak Prison to protest the deplorable conditions under which they are being held. The prisoners, Sakineh Parvaneh, Soheila Hejab and Zeinab Jalalian have gone on hunger strike in the past days to protest the inhumane treatment of prison officials, unfair prison sentences, and failure to comply with the principle of separation of prisoners  …

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Tehran Ships Food To Venezuela To Establish Country’s First Iranian Supermarket

RFL/RE – An Iranian cargo ship was expected to dock in Venezuela on June 21 with food that will stock the first Iranian supermarket in the South American country, Iran’s embassy in Caracas said. The delivery marks “another success in friendly and fraternal relations between two countries,” officials at the embassy announced in a tweet on June 20, which provided no further …

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Iran: Prisoner Executed in Zahedan

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Death row prisoner Omid Hashem-Zehi was executed at Zahedan prison on June 17. According to HRANA, death row prisoner Omid Hashem-Zehi (27) was executed at the central prison of Zahedan city, southern Iran, on June 17. He was arrested two years ago and sentenced to death for the charge of murder.  His execution has not …

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Will the EU Ever Stop Appeasing Iran’s Mullahs?

gatestoneinstitute.org – Germany, Britain and France also appear to have turned a blind eye to a recent statement made by the IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, who raised serious concerns about possible clandestine and undeclared nuclear sites in Iran. Germany, Britain and France must put a stop to their mercenary appeasement policy and corrupt loyalty to the Iranian regime. …

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Canadian families of Ukrainian plane shot down in Iran vow ‘not to remain silent’

Al-Arabia – Families of victims of the Ukrainian civilian airliner downed by Iranian missiles in January will meet with Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne to urge Canada to press Iran to hand over the plane’s black boxes, according to a relative of one of the victims. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 on January 8, …

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Iran’s Rouhani Denies Building A Mansion On Government Property

Radiofarda – Iran’s presidential administration has denied accusations that a private residence for President Hassan Rouhani is under construction in Tehran’s Jamaran neighborhood. In a statement on June 20, the president’s office insisted that the 4,000-square-meter (43,000 square feet) property, which was said to be the “personal residence” of the Iranian president, “is in no way privately owned and has …

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Who Benefits From The Death Of Fugitive Iran Judge

Radiofarda – Judge Gholamreza Mansuri is now the prime figure in one of Iran’s biggest ongoing financial corruption cases after he mysteriously fell from the 6th floor of a hotel in Bucharest and died on Friday June 19. He was defendant number nine in a corruption and bribery case in which the prime suspect is former deputy chief justice Akbar Tabari, with …

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