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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Baluch Yousef Sanjari Executed for Murder in Jiroft

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Yousef Sanjari, a Baluch man sentenced to qisas(retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Jiroft Prison. According to Hal Vash, a Baluch man was executed in Jiroft Prison on the morning of June 26. His identity has been reported as Yousef Sanjari from Eslam Abad who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder. At the time of writing, his …

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Iran negotiator in Doha for indirect nuclear talks with US

Al-Monitor – Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani was in the Qatari capital Doha on June 28, as Tehran and Washington agreed to push the restart button on nuclear talks that have been stalled since March. In a tweet, Iranian Ambassador to Doha Hamidreza Dehghani avoided “any unrealistic prejudgement” about the negotiations that are meant to restore the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint …

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Iranian Pensioners Return To Streets, Say Government Failing To Meet Promises

RFL/RE – Iranian pensioners and retired public employees showed no signs of letting up in their protests against what they say is the government’s failure to address deteriorating living conditions. Videos posted on social media on June 27 showed retirees gathering in at least four cities, Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Arak, and Rasht, chanting slogans against the government of President Ebrahim Raisi.The recent wave …

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Iranian-Norwegian Lawmakers Condemn Oslo Attack By Man Of Iranian Descent

Iranian-born Norwegian lawmakers Masud Gharahkhani and Mahmoud Farahmand have condemned an attack by a man of Iranian descent in Oslo that killed two people and wounded eight others. Gharahkhani, the speaker of Norway’s parliament, said the weekend shooting near the London Pub, which describes itself on its website as “the largest gay and lesbian venue in Oslo,” reminded him of …

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Iran’s Plan to Foil Israeli-Arab Normalization and to Keep Expanding the Revolution

gatestoneinstitute.org – When Hamas and Hezbollah talk about “develop[ing] the program and axis of resistance,” they are referring to terrorist attacks against Israel. The two terrorist groups have tens of thousands of rockets and missiles that are ready to be fired towards Israel at any moment from the Gaza Strip and Lebanon. Haniyeh’s visit to Beirut has outraged many Lebanese …

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Prisoners’ Rights Campaigner Hauled Back to Evin Prison

Iranwire – An Iranian human rights activist who documented ill-treatment of detainees after the November 2019 protests has been arrested again himself, colleagues said on Monday. Ahmad Reza Haeri was reportedly taken to Ward 2A of Evin Prison, which is run by the IRGC. IRGC agents had raided his home earlier this month and seized some of his personal belongings, including his …

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IranWire Exclusive: Unseen Photos of Neda Agha-Soltan’s Funeral

Iranwire – Thirteen years ago this week, the body of 26-year-old student Neda Agha-Soltan was laid to rest at Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery. The young woman was fatally shot in the chest on July 20, 2009 after attending pro-democracy protests in Tehran with her music teacher, in the aftermath of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election as president of Iran. Her horrific death was captured on video …

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Four Inmates Sick with Tuberculosis at Qarchak Prison

Iranwire – At least four female inmates have been infected with tuberculosis at Qarchak Prison, human rights activists report. Cramped, unsanitary conditions at the notorious facility in Varamin, where inmates recently spoke to IranWire about squalid cells and sadistic treatment by the guards, have given rise to fears the disease could spread quickly through the prison population. Atena Daemi, a …

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