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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence For Three Young Protesters

Radiofarda – Iran Human Rights News Agency (HRANA) on Wednesday reported that the Supreme Court of Iran has upheld the death sentences of three young men who were arrested by security forces during the November 2019 protests. The confirmation of the death sentences passed on Amir-Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi and Mohammad Rajabi, who had all been sentenced to prison, lashes …

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Multiple Israeli Air Attacks Hit Wide Range Of Targets In Syria

Radiofarda — A fresh wave of Israeli attacks hit a wide range of targets in southern, central and eastern Syria, the Syrian army, observers and intelligence sources told news agencies. The Syrian army said Israeli jets hit an army outpost in Hama province only hours after missiles struck other military installations in the eastern Deir al Zor province along the …

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US Calls On Iran To Fulfill Mandated Nuclear Obligations

Radiofarda – In its annual report on global adherence to arms control treaties, the U.S. Department of State has called on the Islamic Republic of Iran to fulfill all its obligations to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) “without denial, deception, and wasting time.” The report, titled “2020 Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and …

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UN Security Council To Start Talks On US bid To Extend Iran Arms Embargo

 Reuters -The United Nations Security Council is due to hold a first round of talks on Wednesday on a U.S. proposal to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran, which is currently set to end in October under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The United States circulated a draft resolution on the measure to the 15-member council on …

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Iran Parliamentary Committee Ratifies Bill To Leave NPT Additional Protocol

Radiofarda – Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Tuesday ratified a motion to oblige the government to cease its voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The motion which will be put to vote by the newly-formed parliament, if turned into law, will affect the future of the 2015 nuclear agreement with …

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Iran Prison Staff Refuse to Work as COVID19 Cases Rise

Iran-HRM – COVID19 infections among the prisoners in Urmia Central Prison is to the extent that some of the prison staff are afraid of going to work.Doctors, nurses and health workers have left the prison since Saturday to protest the lack of measures to prevent the infection in the prison.Some three staff have previously contracted the virus and are quarantined …

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Hundreds of Tehran Prisoners Face Severe Water Shortages Amid the Pandemic

Iran-HRM – Hundreds of prisoners at the Greater Tehran Penitentiary face severe water shortages despite the outbreak of the coronavirus in the prison.As of Friday, June 19, the water of the ward 5 of this prison has been cut off, and the prisoners in this part of the prison are also deprived of drinking water.Emergency water was also cut off on Friday, …

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Three Arrested In Iran For Trying To Sell Babies Via Instagram

RFL/RE – Police in Tehran say three people have been arrested for attempting to sell newborn babies via the social-media site Instagram. Tehran police chief Hossein Rahimi said on June 23 that a 20-day-old and a 2-month-old baby were found with the three individuals, who claimed that they had taken them from poor families for a “small fee.” Police said …

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Fugitive Iranian Judge Died Of Fall, Romanian Autopsy Indicates

RFL/RE – A fugitive Iranian judge facing possible extradition to his homeland on charges of corruption died at a hotel in Romania from a fall, a preliminary autopsy has concluded.Gholamreza Mansuri was found dead June 18 in the lobby of the Duke Hotel in the center of the Romanian capital, Bucharest.The autopsy said the 52-year-old judge and cleric died after …

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