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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Abdolsattar Shehbakhsh and Khan Mohmmad Rahmatzehi Executed in Kerman

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Two Baluch men named Abdolsattar Shehbakhsh and Khan Mohmmad Rahmatzehi were executed for drug-related offences in Kerman Central Prison. At least 104 prisoners, including a woman, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021. According to Hal Vash and confirmed by Iran Human Rights, two Baluch men were executed in Kerman Central Prison on …

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Mohammad Safari Executed for Murder in Rajai Shahr Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Mohammad Safari, a municipal officer sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murdering street vendor Ali Cheraghi, was executed in Rajai Shahri Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, 35-year-old Mohammad Safari was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 24. He was sentenced to qisas for murdering a street vendor named Ali Cheraghi. “Mohammad Safari worked as a …

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‘Give Isfahan Life!’ Water Shortages Unleash Waves Of Protest In Iran

RFL/RE – A trickle of water in southwestern Iran has turned into a torrent of protests against the clerical establishment in Tehran.Just months after the authorities resorted to deadly force and empty promises to tamp down mass protests, locals in the region have joined farmers to demand government action to replenish water supplies drained by decades of mismanagement.Videos show tens …

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Iran Human Rights Calls for Fact-Finding Mission into Arman Abdolali’s Case Amid Statements of Witnesses Being Ignored

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – The father of juvenile offender Arman Abdolali who was executed today has told Iran Human Rights that he believes invisible hands worked to ensure the truth about his son’s case were never revealed. According to Kamyar Abdolali, there were two witnesses in the case that the court refused to even consider. Kamyar Abdolali said: “I …

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Ebrahim Mehranfar: Who is the Judge Overseeing Iran’s Flight 752 ‘Show Trial’?

Iranwire – The behind-closed-doors military trial of 10 people accused in the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 began on Sunday, November 21, 2021. The defendants weren’t publicly named, and the victims’ families were not allowed into the courtroom. They could only stand outside the Armed Forces’ judicial complex in Tehran, holding up pictures of their loved ones, whose lives were cut short by …

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UN Human Rights Office Condemns Execution of Juvenile Offender Arman Abdolali

Iranhr – UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner spokesperson Liz Throssell today condemned the execution of juvenile offender Arman Abdolali in Rajai Shahr Prison, Iran. We condemn the execution today in Iran of Arman Abdolali, who was below the age of 18 at the time of his alleged crime. It is deeply alarming and shocking that his hanging went …

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Iran executes man jailed for murder as minor

Al-Monitor – An Iranian man convicted of murdering his girlfriend when he was a teenager was executed on Wednesday, despite an international outcry over his death sentence.  Arman Abdolali, 25, was hanged at dawn at the Rajai Shahr prison in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, according to Iran’s Mizan news agency.  Iranian authorities had accused Abdolali of murdering his girlfriend, …

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UN nuclear agency chief leaves Iran with no agreement

Al-Monitor – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Chief Rafael Grossi visited Tehran yesterday to resolve outstanding issues over inspections between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog. During press conferences in Tehran with the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency Mohammad Eslami and foreign minister Amir Abdollahian, Grossi struck an upbeat tone about the important work ahead. However, back in Vienna Grossi spoke …

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