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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Analysis: Subtle shift in US rhetoric suggests new Iran approach

Al-Arabia – A subtle shift in official US statements suggests Washington believes reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is better than the alternatives despite the advances in Iran’s nuclear program, diplomatic and other sources said. For months, the Biden administration argued there would soon come a point where the non-proliferation benefits of a revived deal – its ability to limit …

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Elderly Baha’i Woman Released on $66,000 Bail

Iranwire – Baha’i woman Saeedeh Khozouei has been released after 44 days in detention, her son reported on Tuesday. Arsalan Yazdani wrote on Twitter that his mother had been released on a temporary bail of two billion tomans (US$66,000). He did not provide any further information as to her health or what had happened during her detention. Ms. Khozouei is the niece …

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IranWire Documentary: The Iran-Linked Assassinations of Arab Activists and Journalists

Iranwire – Ever since Iraq’s October 2019 protests thrust their existence back into the spotlight, pro-Islamic Republic militants have stopped at nothing to intimidate and silence critics in the country. Scores of Iraqis who took a stand against the Iranian regime, Hezbollah or Tehran-backed armed forces meddling in their country’s internal affairs have been targeted with death threats, kidnappings and even assassinations. …

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Iran Buries Slain Revolutionary Guards Colonel, Vows Revenge

Iran held a funeral procession on Tuesday in the center of the capital Tehran for Revolutionary Guards Colonel Hassan Sayad Khodai, who was shot dead by two people on a motorcycle, and his commander vowed to avenge the attack. State television showed crowds surrounding a truck carrying Khodai’s casket, wrapped in Iran’s flag and strewn with flowers. Mourners held portraits …

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Hunger strikes only way for Iranian prisoners to achieve their rights

Iran-HRM – According to sources and human rights activists in Iran, several prisoners are currently on hunger strikes in various prisons across the country. Despite the many health problems caused by hunger strikes for prisoners, many prisoners in Iran have no other choice but to go on hunger strikes as the last way to achieve their legitimate demands. At least …

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Iran establishes new base to enforce mandatory hijab

Iran-HRM – The Iranian regime has increased its crackdown against civil and political liberties to counter a society crushed under skyrocketing prices and inflation. Repression maneuvers, executions, restrictions on the Internet, and setting up bases to impose compulsory hijab on women are among the measures that the authorities have taken to suppress the people. New bases established to enforce mandatory …

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Ladan Molasaeedi Executed for Murder in Qarchak Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Ladan Molasaeedi, a woman sentenced to qisas(retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Qarchak Prison today. She is the fifth woman to be executed in 2022. According to HRANA news agency, a woman was executed in Qarchak Prison on May 25. Her identity has been reported as Ladan Molasaeedi who was sentenced to qisas for murder. Ladan was transferred …

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