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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Iran: Juvenile Offender Hassan Rezaei Executed on the Last Day of 2020

Iran Human Rights (IHR) –   Juvenile convict Hassan Rezaei has been executed at Rasht Central Prison. Iran Human Rights condemns his execution in the strongest terms. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, IHR director said: “The international community and European states in particular, must respond to this execution appropriately. Tens of other juvenile convicts are currently on death row in Iranian prisons, the …

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Pollster’s View: Do People Really Want Ahmadinejad Back?

Iranwire.com – Between October 22 and 28, 2020, an independent poll conducted for IranWire by Stasis pollsters returned some unexpected results. One was that close to 37 percent of respondents said if they do participate in the June 2021 Iranian presidential election, at the moment they would vote for former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Other figures whose names have recently surfaced in the …

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Hamas Official Reveals Money Laundering by Ghasem Soleimani

Iranwire.com – Three days ago, a senior Hamas official revealed that he had been gifted some 22 million dollars, in cash and stuffed into suitcases at Tehran airport, by none other than Iran’s own General Ghasem Soleimani. The extensive generosities of the late commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force have been reported on in the past. But as ever, the sources of …

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Incarcerated teacher, Hashem Khastar, in critical health conditions

Iran-HRM – The health of Hashem Khastar, a teacher detained in the Central Prison of Mashhad, is critical but he continues to be harassed in prison. Mr. Khastar, 67, is under a lot of pressure and detained in difficult conditions. He suffers from high blood pressure and needs to be treated as soon as possible. But prison officials not only …

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Update on the conditions of Mehran Qarebaqi and Majid Khademi

Iran-HRM – Political prisoners Mehran Qarebaqi and Majid Khademi have been incarcerated in the Prison of Behbahan since a year ago. Agents of the IRGC Intelligence arrested them on January 18, 2020. They were under interrogation for one month, and subsequently transferred to the Prison of Behbahan. The public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Behbahan arraigned them with charges of “propaganda against the …

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Rouhani: Iran reserves right to avenge Soleimani death

Al-Monitor President Hassan Rouhani has again vowed revenge on the United States for last year’s killing of Iran’s most powerful general, Qasem Soleimani, who was the head of the country’s overseas military operations unit known as the Quds Force. Accusing US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of the “savage assassination,” Rouhani warned Dec. 29  that Iranians “won’t let them get away” …

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USCIRF Commissioner demands that Sufi activist Benham Mahjoubi in prison, be provided with Medical care and be immediately released.

Shabtabnews – In a Twitter statement the USCIRF Commissioner @USCIRF_Bauer: stated that “#Iran continues to severely mistreat Gonabadi Sufi activist Benham Mahjoubi in prison. He must be given proper medical care and immediately released.” USCIRF Commissioner @USCIRF_Bauer: "#Iran continues to severely mistreat Gonabadi Sufi activist Benham Mahjoubi in prison. He must be given proper medical care and immediately released." https://t.co/F2OAFZehfj— …

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Remembering the PS752 Victims: Arash Pourzarabi

Iranwire.com – His wristwatch stopped at 7:14am. Its frame is broken. Like his heart and Pouneh, who died on his shoulder. Pouneh had told him that life doesn’t stop for anyone. But now everything had frozen in a moment. After six minutes in the air, the exchange of kind smiles and lingering looks at one another, their hot fingers touching …

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