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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Study Warns of Rift Between Clerics and the Iranian People

Iranwire – During the pro-democracy protests of 2009 it was Iran’s middle classes that led the charge against the government. Ten years later, lower-income Iranians were front and center at the November 2019 protests. In Isfahan, the current protests are striking not only because of their scale, but because of the number of religious people taking part. Farmers in Isfahan are …

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Iran’s Ex-Nuclear Chief Confirms Weapons Cover-Up

Iranwire – On the anniversary of the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, and on the eve of the resumption of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1, Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani, a former head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency (2011-2013), confirmed that Fakhrizadeh was active in a program to build nuclear weapons. This is the first such admission from a government official in the history of …

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Talks on Iran Nuclear Deal Resuming in Vienna

VOA – Talks about reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal resume Monday in Vienna after a five-month break and for the first time since a new president took office in Iran. Like six previous rounds of negotiations, which began in April, the United States is participating indirectly, similar to the 2015 deal, which was known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan …

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Heidar Ghaljayi Executed for Drug Charges in Kerman Central Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Baluch Heidar Ghaljayi was executed for drug-related offences in Kerman Central Prison. At least 108 prisoners, including two women, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021 compared to 25 in 2020. According to Resanak, a Baluch man was executed in Kerman Central Prison on November 25. His identity has been established …

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Ebrahim Narouyi Executed for Drug Charges in Mashhad Central Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Baluch Ebrahim Narouyi was executed for drug-related offences in Mashhad Central Prison. At least 107 prisoners, including two women, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021 compared to 25 in 2020. According to the Baluch Activists’ Campaign, a Baluch man was executed in Mashhad Central Prison on November 28. His identity …

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Majid Sargolzayi Executed for Drug Charges in Zahedan Central Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Baluch Majid Sargolzayi was executed for drug-related offences in Zahedan Central Prison. At least 106 prisoners, including two women, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021 compared to 25 in 2020. According to Hal Vash, a Baluch man was executed in Zahedan Central Prison on November 27. His identity has been …

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IOPHR Statement regarding the continued illegal Detention of Ms. Narges Mohammadi

Shabtabnews – IOPHR has issued a Statement regarding the continued illegal Detention of Ms. Narges Mohammadi . In the statement IOPHR stated that: “Ms. Narges Mohammadi was arrested during the commemoration of the second anniversary of the assassination of Mr. Ebrahim Ketabdar. Mr. Ketabdar, was one of the innocent victims of the November 2018 protests, who was shot dead by …

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Iran seeks to return oil output to pre-Trump sanction levels

Al-Arabia – Iran wants to pump more oil than it did before the Trump administration tightened sanctions, a top official said ahead of high-level nuclear talks whose outcome would directly impact the country’s energy-market ambitions. “Plans are in place to increase oil output to more than 5 million barrels a day, said Mohsen Khojastehmehr, managing director of the National Iranian …

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Iranian arrested in Kenya for planning terror attacks against Israeli targets – report

JPost – An Iranian man, Mohammed Saeid Golabi, was arrested in Kenya over suspicions of planning terror attacks against local and Israeli interests in Kenya, according to an exclusive report by the daily Kenyan newspaper The Star.Kenyan police monitored Golabi’s and his local associates’ activities and are convinced that he is linked to terror activities, multiple Kenyan police sources told The Star.“We have profiled …

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