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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Holy Terror: More Than 10,000 Legal Cases Against Iran in the US

Iranwire – The Islamic Republic of Iran is a singular political system in many respects. Over the past 42 years, a considerable number of its officials have faced criminal charges in other countries. What other country’s accredited diplomats have been convicted in a foreign court of law for planning a bomb attack? In what other country are citizens fighting to …

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How Do Iranian Police Infiltrate Nationwide Protests?

Iranwire – In recent years, the special police force unit NAJA has played a key role in suppressing protests across Iran. Now a report linked to Iran’s policing federation examines the methods NAJA, known by its Persian acronym, has used to stifle urban protests, with a particular emphasis on the “intelligence oversight” of the unit. The research also looks at …

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Hundreds Testify in “People’s Tribunal” on November 2019 Atrocities

Iranwire — This summer a landmark court hearing will take place in The Hague, with the Islamic Republic on trial. Among the 200 witnesses are bereaved families, Iranian citizens with pellets still lodged in their bodies, and the officers that put them there. The Aban Tribunal was announced on the first anniversary of the November 2019 protests. These initially peaceful demonstrations were sparked …

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Police Journal Confirms High Levels of Student Depression in Iran

Iranwire – A welter of recent Iranian studies have shed light on the alarming prevalence of depression among young people in the country. The latest of these is a police report which acknowledged the scope of the problem in the Iranian youth and student populations. The underlying factors behind this worrisome trend are complex and multi-faceted. Despite this,  officials of …

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Narges Mohammadi: Violence of Death Penalty is Worse Than War

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – prominent human rights defender and anti-death penalty activist, Narges Mohammadi recounts her experiences of the death penalty in the preface to the 13th Annual Report on the Death Penalty in Iran. Narges Mohammadi’s preface is as below: READ THE ANNUAL REPORT ON THE DEATH PENALTY IN IRAN (pdf) One of the most serious causes I …

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Iran shuns reported US offer on nuclear deal

Al-Monitor – Iran expressed no delight in a reported US offer to revive the 2015 nuclear deal formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “No proposal is needed for the US to rejoin the JCPOA,” tweeted the Iranian mission at the United Nations. The Twitter statement was addressing a March 29 report by the US-based newspaper Politico that released the proposal’s details …

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IOPHR Statement on the need to provide immediate Security for Mr. Amir Labbaf

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR expressed concerns in regards to the dangers posed to Mr. Amir Labbaf’s life, especially given the increased Iranian regime’s overseas efforts to physically eliminate its opponents through foreign terrorist operations. Thus, IOPHR stated : “Mr Labbaf, who is a witness and victim of the violation of the rights of religious and political minorities in …

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USCIRF Condemns the Chinese Government’s Sanctions on USCIRF Commissioners

Shabtabnews -– The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF strongly condemns the Chinese government’s sanctions on USCIRF Chair Gayle Manchin and Vice Chair Tony Perkins, imposed in an apparent retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Chinese officials Chinese Communist Party government’s atrocities against Uyghur and other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang. “The Chinese government’s baseless sanctions on U.S. and foreign …

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Resigning from parliament will expose Hezbollah’s grip on Lebanon

Al-Arabia – Put simply, Lebanon is an Iranian colony. As protest slogans indicate, the Lebanese people are finally aware of this reality. The presence and ineffective statements of the former pro-West March 14 political parties means the international community needs clarity about who really controls the country. Only then can policy be drawn accordingly. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News …

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