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Monthly Archives: September 2022

The International Religious Freedom Roundtable letter to the US President in regards to the Iranian protests

Shabtabnews – In a open letter to President Biden the International Religious Freedom Roundtable asks for President Biden’s assistance in helping the Iranian who are protesting against the Iranian regime’s inhuman systematic suppression. The letter states: ” Iranian women have been at the forefront of a constant battle against religious tyranny. They were the first group that poured into the …

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The statement of the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR) regarding the abhorrent use of children as a means of violent suppression of the peaceful demonstrations of the people of Iran

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR condemned the abhorrent use of children as a means of violent suppression of the peaceful demonstrations of the people of Iran . The statement stated: “Recently, alarming news has been published about the use of children as a tool of repression and violence by the ruling regime against the peaceful demonstrations of the Iranian …

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Women’s Rights Group Urges FIFA To Expel Iran From World Cup

RFL/RE – Rights group Open Stadiums have called on world football’s governing body to kick Iran out of the World Cup finals in Qatar in November because of the Islamic Republic’s discrimination against women. In an open letter sent to FIFA President Gianni Infantino on September 29, the group said Iranian authorities continued to refuse to allow female fans access to games …

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Global Protests Planned in Solidarity with Iranians

Iranwire – As protests continue across Iran, after the September 16 death of Mahsa Amini, Iranians living in cities around the world are planning to hold their own protest rallies on Saturday, October 1 as a sign of solidarity. Iranian writer Hamed Esmaeilion posted on Instagram that protests are being planned in more than 100 cities globally. His posts shared details of …

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Iran Protests: “We Will Kill Whoever Killed My Sister!”

Iranwire – Fifteen nights of protest in Iran have seen crowds gather in cities across the country, from Tehran to Mashhad to Sanandaj, chanting slogans and confronting security forces, after the September 16 murder by morality police of Mahsa Amini. 🎥ادامه اعتراضات با شعار زن، زندگی، آزادی در سنندجدر ویدیویی که از #سنندج برای ایران ایران وایر ارسال شده، معترضان …

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Iran’s Assembly of Experts Supports Suppressing Protests

Iranwire – The Assembly of Experts, a deliberative body that appoints the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader, issued a statement supporting the Iranian government’s efforts to suppress the popular protests sweeping across the country. The statement, published with the signature of Ahmad Jannati, chair of the Assembly of Experts, said the protests of the Iranian people were “sedition” and were orchestrated …

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Iranwire Exclusive: Iran’s Security and Intelligence Officials Fear Mutiny in the Ranks

Iranwire – An ex-security official still well-connected with Iran’s security apparatus has told IranWire that many members of the paramilitary Basij are refusing to attend preparatory meetings , and women who previously volunteered to join the “morality patrol” have walked away.  Morality patrol vans usually include two male officers, one female officer and a female volunteer from a religious organisation. …

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“I’m the same as Mahsa. And I want my freedom”: anger at Iran’s regime spills onto the streets

economist – Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman, died on September 16th in Tehran after being detained and allegedly beaten by Iran’s morality police for wearing an “improper” hijab – exposing too much of her head or neck. Large protests erupted throughout the country. Many women burned their headscarves and cut off their hair. Protesters chanted “death to the dictator”. There are reports that dozens …

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Mahsa Amini: An Iranian journalist broke the news of the death. Now she’s in jail

middleeasteye.net – Niloofar Hamedi had long been interested and concerned over the influence of the “morality police” in Iranian society and the role they played in enforcing mandatory headscarf laws in the country. On 16 September, the reporter, who works for the reformist daily newspaper Shargh, managed to gain access to Kasra hospital in Tehran where a 22-year-old Mahsi Amini was being treated following her detention by …

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The Women Burning Their Hijabs Want the Iranian Regime to Fall. Does Joe Biden?

commonsense.news – By now you have seen the indelible images from the streets of dozens of cities and towns across the Islamic Republic of Iran. They have found a way out, despite the fact that the regime has been routinely cutting off the internet. Videos of mothers screaming “Damn you Khamenei.” Photographs of women burning their hijabs and dancing around bonfires. A …

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