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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Speculation grows over Larijani nomination for Iran presidency

Al-Monitor – Influential veteran politician Ali Larijani is widely believed to be preparing to become Iran’s next president, leaving political circles in a heated debate on whether the longest-serving parliament speaker can win bipartisan backing from rival camps.  A report by several conservative outlets said last week that Larijani is set to launch his bid but with a condition for Reformists and traditional …

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Water donation campaign to help ease drought in four provinces of Iran

PayvandNews – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will launch a campaign for the third time to solicit public donations to ease water stress in four provinces of the country. The long-standing 20-year-old drought in the region is forcing many to have to provide their water from tank trucks delivering water to the areas. The campaign has three main aspects, …

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The campaign to seek the truth behind Dr Tabandeh’s death.

Shabtabnews – Over the last few days there has been widespread international social media campaign amongst the followers and supporters of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh demanding the truth behind the circumstances of his death. Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh was a well know Iranian human rights activist as well as the spiritual leader of the largest Sufi order (The Gonabadi Sufi …

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Iran: Detainees flogged, sexually abused and given electric shocks in gruesome post-protest crackdown – new report

Amnesty – Widespread torture including beatings, floggings, electric shocks, stress positions, mock executions, waterboarding, sexual violence, forced administration of chemical substances, and deprivation of medical care Hundreds subjected to grossly unfair trials on baseless national security charges Death sentences issued based on torture-tainted “confessions” Iran’s police, intelligence and security forces, and prison officials have committed, with the complicity of judges …

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Twitter under fire for allowing Iran leader’s extreme rhetoric about US, UAE

Al-Arabia – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei took to Twitter on Tuesday to denounce the US and the UAE, using extreme rhetoric including “filthy Zionist agents” and the hashtag “#UAEStabsMuslims.” “The nation of Palestine is under various, severe pressures. Then, the UAE acts in agreement with the Israelis & filthy Zionist agents of the U.S. —such as the Jewish member of …

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World Must Reject And Condemn Khamenei’s Ideology Of Hatred, Pompeo Says

Radiofarda – After Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United Arab Emirates of “betraying” Muslims, Arab nations and Palestine by establishing diplomatic ties with Israel, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted on Tuesday that the world should “reject and condemn” Khamenei’s “ideology of hatred.” ‘The children of Abraham – Muslims, Christians, and Jews – rejoice at …

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Iran Nuclear Deal Parties ‘United in Resolve’ to Preserve Agreement

A European Union official leading talks among Iran and a group of five world powers Tuesday said the participants are committed to keeping alive the 2015 nuclear deal that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.  Helga Schmid tweeted after the meeting in Vienna that “participants are united in resolve to preserve the #IranDeal and find a way …

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Owners of Iranian Fuel Seized by US Assert Rights to Cargoes

VOA – The owners of four Iranian fuel cargoes that were confiscated by U.S. authorities last month mounted a challenge to the seizure, asserting their rights to control the cargo, according to a court filing on Tuesday.  The U.S. Justice Department last month announced the seizure of 1.116 million barrels of fuel it said was destined for Venezuela. The oil …

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IHR Denounces Iranian Judiciary’s Denial of Torture and Injustice

Iran Human Rights (IHR); September 1, 2020: Following the publication of the details of the Afkari brothers’ case, including gross judicial injustices, disregarding evidence proving the innocence of the defendant and evidence of confessions obtained under torture, the Islamic Republic Judiciary has issued a statement denying all evidence of torture and judicial injustices. On August 29, IHR published a report …

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Iran: Prisoner Alireza Samadi Executed in Ardabil Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder was executed in Ardabil Central Prison. According to Iran Human Rights, this morning, Tuesday, September 1, a man was executed in Ardabil Central Prison. His identity has been established as 40 year old Ardabil native, Alireza Samadi, who had been in prison for 8 years. An informed …

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