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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran’s Money Supply Skyrockets Parallel To Inflation

Radiofarda – Latest liquidity figures released June 15 by the Central Bank of Iran show the volume of money in circulation in the country grew by 31 percent from March 2019 to March 2020. This is an unprecedented growth in the money supply of a country gripped by high inflation and a falling currency, which has lost most of its …

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Governor ِDenies Widely Reported Massacre Of Iran Protesters In November

Radiofarda – The governor of Khuzestan in Iran has denied that the Islamic Republic security forces killed dozens of protesters during the widespread anti-regime unrest in November in a marshland near the city of Mahshahr. Dismissing the mass killing as “fake news,” Gholamreza Shari’ati said, “We have never had such thing as marshland [incident].” “The marshland that they refer to …

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Again Demands Iran Allow Inspectors Into Sites

RFL/RE – The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has again pressed Iran to provide inspectors with access to sites where the country is thought to have stored or used undeclared nuclear material.IAEA Director General Mariano Grossi told reporters in Vienna on June 15 that for more than four months Iran has denied the agency access to two …

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‘Bleak’ Future Seen for Iran’s Sunnis as Minority Cleric’s Detention Drags to 6 Months

VOA – An exiled Iranian Sunni rights activist says Iran’s apparent arbitrary detention of an outspoken Sunni cleric is the latest sign of a bleak future for the nation’s minority Muslim sect.   Speaking to VOA Persian last Thursday from London, Abdol Sattar Doshoki said Iranian Sunni cleric Molavi Fazl al-Rahman Kouhi has been imprisoned for six months in the northeastern city of Mashhad on the orders …

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Dangerous Deterioration in Health of Opposition Leader Held under House Arrest Since 2011

CHRI – After more than nine years under extrajudicial house arrest, the health of Iran’s 82-year-old opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, is deteriorating dramatically, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned from Karroubi’s family members. The former presidential candidate’s decline has accelerated since the conditions of his house arrest were tightened for criticizing Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in January 2020. “On …

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JOINT NGO LETTER ON THE RENEWAL OF THE MANDATE OF THE SR ON IRAN

Amnesty – Amnesty International writes a joint letter with other human rights organizations to urge Member States of the United Nations Human Rights Council to support resolution A/HRC/43/L.8 on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran renewing the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran during the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council. …

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Parliament speaker opens new conservative era in Iranian politics

Al-Monitor – Parliament Speaker Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf starts his new job at a time when Iran faces great challenges, with the conservatives set to dominate Iranian politics in the near future.  A general view of the Iranian parliament, during the opening ceremony of Iran’s 11th parliament, as the spread of the coronavirus continues, in Tehran, Iran, May 27, 2020. Photo …

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Khamenei’s final act: international complicity (part 2)

Christianpost.com – Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part op-ed series examining Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his regime. The first part of the op-ed series, “Khamenei’s final act: Persecuting Iran’s religious minorities,” can be read here. The U.S. Approach toward the Mullahs — President Obama Unfortunately, President Obama decided to take a conciliatory approach toward the occupying …

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Coronavirus: Iran warns it may have to reimpose strict measures as cases rise

Al-Arabia – Iran warned Monday it may have to reimpose tough measures against the novel coronavirus to ensure social distancing, as it reported more than 100 deaths for a second straight day. For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page. Health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said 113 new fatalities took to 8,950 the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the country’s …

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Tehran Denounces Protests By Afghans Against Iranian Government

Radiofarda – Speaking to reporters on Monday, Iran Foreign Ministry Spokesman said Iran sees propaganda against the Iranian government as unacceptable and cannot close its eyes to anti-Iranian protests by Afghans. Referring to recent Afghan anti-Iranian protest in front of the Iranian embassy in London and Kabul, Seyed Abbas Mousavi said the protests were meant to “destroy the relations of …

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