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Monthly Archives: March 2021

64 Year-Old Man Executed in Yasuj, Iran

Iran Human Rights (IHR)- A 64 year-old man sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, has been executed at Yasuj Central Prison. According to Asre Iran, a 64 year-old man was executed in the early hours of this morning, March 7, at Yasuj Central Prison. The unnamed prisoner was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder. The 64-year-old man, who was a teacher in Yasuj before …

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IOPHR Statement on the EU’s Discriminatory Approach Towards Human Rights

shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR asks EU to show consistency in its human rights approach towards nations that violate human rights. The statement declares ” European Union re-imposed new sanctions on Russia for poisoning Mr. Alexei Navalny, who is fortunately still alive, while Iran’s ruling regime poisoned and killed Mr. Behnam Mahjoubi at the Evin Prison Medical Centre. Contrary …

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Iran frees British-Iranian aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Lawyer

Al-Arabia – Iran has released British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told Iranian website Emtedad on Sunday, after her five-year prison sentence for plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment. “She was pardoned by Iran’s Supreme Leader last year, but spent the last year of her term under house arrest with electronic shackles tied to her feet. Now …

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In Or Out Of Jail, Veteran Iranian Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi Won’t Be Silenced

RFL/RE – Despite being repeatedly threatened by Iran’s security apparatus, harassed, sent to prison multiple times, and prevented from seeing her children, the authorities have failed to silence Narges Mohammadi. One of Iran’s leading human rights defenders, Mohammadi has long campaigned against the death penalty and defended victims of state violence. While in prison, she has gone on several hunger …

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Biden Should Ditch the Doha Deal with Taliban

gatestoneinstitute.org – There is at least one issue on which Biden would be wise to adopt the anti-Trump posture: Afghanistan. Today, Biden could ditch Trump’s cut-and-run plan and re-commit the US to helping Afghans protect what they have achieved and move on to build more. By doing so, Biden would burnish his anti-Trump credentials and also please Obama nostalgics. This …

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Iran’s Defense Minister Threatens to Obliterate Tel Aviv and Haifa

Iranwire – The Iranian armed forces are now ready to reduce Tel Aviv and Haifa to rubble if Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei orders it, Iranian Defense Minister General Amir Hatami said today. Israel has been making threats against Iran, he added, but as the Supreme Leader said years ago, “the Zionist regime is not our [most powerful] enemy and if …

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Rouhani: Iran Ready to ‘Immediately’ Take Measures if US Lifts Sanctions

VOA – Iran says its prepared to take steps to live up to measures in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as soon as the United States lifts economic sanctions on the country.  “Iran is ready to immediately take compensatory measures based on the nuclear deal and fulfill its commitments just after the U.S. illegal sanctions are lifted and …

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Iran Human Rights Monitor, Monthly Report – February 2021

Iran-HRM – February saw the state crackdown on protests by fuel traders in Sistan and Baluchestan that started in Saravan, southeastern Iran. The protests erupted on February 22 when Baluch fuel carriers gathered near an Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) base on the border in Saravan to protest the border closure. The Guards, who had dug large holes on the …

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Iran’s top diplomat says will soon present ‘concrete plan of action’ on nuclear deal

Al-Arabia – Iran will soon present a “constructive” plan of action on the nuclear deal, the Foreign Minister said on Friday, after European countries scrapped a plan to submit a resolution criticizing Tehran at a meeting of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency “As Iran’s FM [foreign minister] and chief nuclear negotiator, I will shortly present our constructive concrete plan of action—through proper …

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Coronavirus Variant Runs Rampant in Iran Ahead of New Year Holidays

Iranwire – Coronavirus vaccination in Iran started late and is progressing at a slow pace. The start of the new Iranian calendar year, a time when Iranians traditionally travel on a massive scale, is just around the corner. But would-be vacationers must wait for the National Coronavirus Taskforce to determine which destinations are open to travelers, and under which restrictions. …

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