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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Iran: Prisoner Shahrouz Kazemi executed at Dastgerd Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Shahrouz Kazemi, a prisoner on death row for “moharebeh (enmity against God) through participation in armed robbery” has been executed at Dastgerd Prison in Isfahan. A video of his mother pleading with officials and people to help save her son’s life went viral yesterday. According to Iran Human Rights, this morning, Wednesday, 30 September 2020, Shahrouz Kazemi-Noureddinvand …

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Iran: Prisoner Ali Ahmadi Executed at Shiraz Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, has been executed at Shiraz Central Prison. According to Iran Human Rights, on the morning of 27 September, a male prisoner was executed at Shiraz Central Prison (Adelabad). His identity has been established as Ali Ahmadi, a Kazeroud native who had been sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for …

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Iran president says ‘no’ to pre-election deal with Trump

​Al-Monitor – Mahmoud Vaezi, the most influential man in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s entourage as well as his chief of staff, has reasserted the Islamic Republic’s stance that talks with US President Donald Trump’s administration are not an option. “We have to make sure that what he failed to achieve at home will not be covered by a foreign policy gain,” Vaezi said …

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Olivia Colman-Narrated Documentary About Iranian Activist Nasrin Sotoudeh Acquired By Virgil Films – Virgil Films & Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Nasrin, a documentary about activist Nasrin Sotoudeh narrated by Oscar winner Olivia Colman. Sotoudeh is a human rights activists and an outspoken leader of Iran’s women’s rights movement. Last week, she cited serious health concerns in ending a six-week hunger strike in Evin Prison, where she has been serving a nearly four-decade sentence. Millions of people from …

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