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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Argentina on High Alert and Journalist Targeted in Wake of Iranian Plane Grounding

Iranwire – Last week an unusual plane was grounded at the Ezeiza international airport near Buenos Aires, having already covertly flown across part of Argentina. The Boeing 747-3B3(M), registration YV3531, was owned by the Iranian company Mahan Air until January 2020, when it was transferred to the Venezuelan state-owned Emtrasur Cargo. Onboard was a mixed Venezuelan and Iranian crew, including …

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Iran executes Kurd political prisoner Firuz Mosalu

Iran-HRM – Iranian regime executed a Kurd political prisoner Firuz Mosalu on Monday in Urmia Prison, northwest Iran. The Revolutionary Court of Urmia had previously sentenced him to death on the charges of “enmity with God” for “membership” in a dissident Kurdish organization. Reports say he was denied due process and the right to a court of review. The Kurd …

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Iranian Teacher detained in IRGC’s solitary confinement

Iran-HRM – Eskandar Lotfi, a member of the Managing Board of the Marivan Teachers’ Association, has been held in solitary confinement in the IRGC’s Ward 2A at Evin Prison. he was arrested for participating in a peaceful gathering on May Day, which coincided with Teachers’ Day in Iran, and has been held in legal limbo since then. Eskander Lotfi, along …

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Ten Iranian teachers go on hunger strike protesting continued detention

Iran-HRM – Ten detained teachers, who have been held in Saqez Central Prison since June 15, started a hunger strike on Sunday in protest of their continued illegal detention and the authorities’ failure in processing their cases. According to the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, the striking teachers are, Khaled Abdollahi, Soleiman Abdi, Ahmad Ghaderi, Amanj Amini, Zahed Moradi, Esmail Reihani, …

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Paraplegic Gholam Eslami and Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli Executed for Murder in Shiraz

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli and Gholam Eslami were executed for murder in Shiraz Central Prison. Gholam (pictured) was paraplegic and transferred to the gallows in his wheelchair. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Shiraz Central Prison on 19 June. Their identities have been established as 37-year-old Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli and Gholam …

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Abdulrashid Sahneh Executed for Murder in Gorgan

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Abdulrashid Sahneh, a Turkaman prisoner sentenced to retribution for murder, was executed in Gorgan Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a Turkaman prisoner was executed in Gorgan Prison (Amirabad) on 20 June. His identity has been established as 34-year-old Abdulrashid Sahneh who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder. At the time of writing, …

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The Necessity for Dialogue on the Transition from Authoritarianism in Iran; Ensuring Human Rights

iranhr.net – Events of the last few years have made the future of the Islamic Republic more uncertain than ever. The economic crisis has pulled a large sector of society into poverty and exposed systematic corruption and the authorities’ incompetence in solving people’s daily problems. Faced with discontent, the Islamic Republic’s only recourse has been to violently repress popular protests. …

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Iran says Biden still following Trump’s policies

Iran-HRM – Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh gave his last press conference on the job and discussed the nuclear talks which have been at a stalemate between Iran and the US. “The double standard polices of Washington have been clear to everyone for some time,” Khatibzadeh said. He said that on one hand, the US says they want to correct to …

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Iran blames US for stalled talks with world powers to revive 2015 nuclear deal

Al-Arabia – Iran said on Monday that Tehran is ready to reach a “good deal” with world powers, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh told a televised news conference, blaming the US for stalling talks to revive their 2015 nuclear pact. “Even today, we are ready to return to Vienna to reach a good deal if Washington fulfils its commitments,” Khatibzadeh …

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Iranian engineer’s death at military site due to ‘industrial sabotage’: Agency

Al-Arabia – The death of an Iranian Defense Ministry engineer in May 2021 was the result of “industrial sabotage” at a military site in Parchin near the capital Tehran, an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Monday as saying. In his comments to the semi-official Entekhab news agency, the commander, Hassani Ahangar, did not say who was believed to be behind the sabotage.“The …

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