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Monthly Archives: July 2021

Mohseni Ejei, number one anti-women judge in the world

Iran-HM – The inauguration ceremony of Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the new head of Iran’s judiciary took place on Monday, July 5. His appointment to this position is a sign of repression and double pressure on women in Iran. The winner of the International Bludgeon Award In 1990, Mohseni Ejei won the International Bludgeon Award of the Woman’s Link worldwide. On …

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Unidentified Man Executed in Mashhad

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A 45-year-old death row prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Mashhad Central Prison on July 5. This is the second reported execution in the prison on that day. According to the official Khorasan newspaper, a man was executed in Mashhad Central Prison on July 5. Sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for the murder of his wife …

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Farhad Najafi and Ali Ahmadi Executed on Rape Charges in Maragheh

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Farhad Najafi and Ali Ahmadi who had been sentenced to death for the rape of a man, have been executed in Maragheh Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Maragheh Prison on the morning of July 5. Their identities have been established as 25-year-old Farhad Najafi and 23-year-old Ali Ahmadi …

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Pompeo speaks at conference by controversial Iran opposition group

Al-Monitor – Former Obama and Trump administration officials as well as Slovenia’s premier attended a Sunday event held by the controversial Iranian opposition group Mujahedeen-e Khalq, leading to criticism.  The organization’s Free Iran 2021 World Summit began Sunday and concludes Tuesday. The virtual event focused on highlighting “the role the Iranian regime has played to spread chaos and destruction in the region and across the …

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Iran dissidents seek Bennett’s support for democracy and counter-terrorism

JPost – A group of Iranian dissidents last Thursday published a congratulatory letter to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, urging him to support democracy in Iran and continue Israel’s campaign to stop Tehran’s state-sponsored terrorism.The opponents of the theocratic state, who are based outside the Islamic Republic, wrote: “For more than four decades, threatening the existence of the State of Israel and hatred …

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Fatemiyoun Brigade Behind Attack on US Airbase, Military Source Claims

Iranwire – Iran-backed Afghan militias were behind an attack on a US military base at the Al-Omar oil field in eastern Syria, a military source has told IranWire. The rocket attack on the base in Deir al-Zour province, close to the former Conoco gas facility in Khashan, came days after an attempted drone strike on the same location. Four missiles …

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Iranian Intelligence Official Reveals Chaos in the System

Iranwire – On Friday, July 9, the Iranian website Ensaf News published a revelatory interview with an unnamed former intelligence official. But just a few hours later, the story was pulled. The operators stated that the piece had been taken down after they received a call from “a government supervisory agency”. The interview brought two new points to light. The first was …

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Patients die amid Iran’s blackouts while officials deny the truth

Iran-HRM – Iranians have been reporting daily, prolonged, and unannounced power cuts since early May, leading to widespread difficulties. Patients are particularly at risk without life-saving medical devices during Iran blackouts; Both patients who are hospitalized at home and need medical devices connected to electricity, and patients who are hospitalized. Iranian officials said the blackouts will continue for at least …

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Political prisoner lashed 80 times in Evin prison before going on leave

Iran-HRM – Authorities at Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison have flogged political prisoner Kianoosh Salatini before going on leave. Kianoosh Salatini, who was a futsal coach before his arrest, was arrested on January 9, 2018 by security forces of the Revolutionary Guards at his workplace. He had been sentenced to 19 years and 6 months in prison and 80 lashes after …

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Iranian Judiciary Assumes Sweeping New Powers Over Lawyers

CHRI – State Now Issues and Revokes Law Licenses, Crushing Independence of Legal Profession Due Process and Fair Trial Rights Dealt Further Blow by New Legislation July 12, 2021—In a sweeping grab of new powers over the Iranian Bar Association (IBA) that grants the Iranian judiciary the right to issue and revoke law licenses, the country’s judicial establishment, now led by human …

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