Sunday , 21 July 2024

Monthly Archives: September 2022

Meta Denies Accusations That It’s Working With Iranian Government To Disrupt WhatsApp

RFL/RE – Meta Platforms has denied accusations by Iranian activists that its WhatsApp messaging platform has been working with the government to disrupt communications outside the country amid growing civil unrest over the death of a 22-year-old after she was arrested by morality police for failing to adhere to the country’s strict rules on wearing a hijab. Tehran has restricted the popular …

Read More »

Iran Protests: Revolt in Different Cities Continues on Thursday Night

Iranwire – Protests against the mullahs’ dictatorship continued for the seventh night in more than 30 cities in Iran on Thursday. Women burned their headscarves, crowds gathered around bonfires and individual citizens engaged with security forces working overtime to violently disperse them. 🎥 مردم معترض #تهران به صورت گسترده در خیابان مقاومت می‌کنند و شعار می‌دهند.ویدیوهای منتشر شده حاکی از …

Read More »

Anonymous Knocks Out Ali Khamenei’s Official Website

Iranwire – The Anonymous hacktivist collective claims to have taken down the official website of Iran’s Supreme Leader. Anonymous launched a campaign against Iranian state digital infrastructure yesterday in a bid to support ongoing pro-democracy protests in the country sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini. | Ayatollah Khamenei Down. By : @YourAnonSpider #Anonymous #OpIran— Spid3r 🕷️ …

Read More »

Protests Reach More Than 80 Iranian Cities

Iranwire – Protests over the killing of Mahsa Amini by so-called ‘morality police’ have so far taken place in more than 80 Iranian cities. The past 36 hours have been marked by internet disruption, the failure of VPNs and the state blocking social media platforms like Instagram and WhatsApp to prevent news spreading within and outside the country. According to …

Read More »

Iran Protests; Death Toll Rises to 30+ Amid Internet Blackout

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Nationwide protests sparked by the police murder of Mahsa Amini (Jina) continue across Iran. At least 31 people have been killed so far with reports of widespread arrests of protesters and civil rights activists. Iran Human Rights implores the international community to stop the mass killing of Iranians with immediate concrete action. Director, Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam …

Read More »

No indication Iran has softened position on nuclear probes, US says Read more:

Al-Monitor — Iran’s position on the stalled nuclear talks appears unchanged following meetings between Iranian officials and European leaders on the margins of this week’s United Nations summit, a senior State Department official said Thursday.  “In a nutshell, we’ve hit a wall because of Iran’s position,” the official told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. “There’s been …

Read More »

The Legacy of Mahsa Amini

Mahsa Amini, a young 22-year-old Kurdish woman, traveled from her hometown Saqaz in Kurdistan province northwestern Iran with her family to Tehran to visit relatives. Little did she know that it was to be her last trip and that she would die in the custody of the morality police. Last Tuesday afternoon she was forced into a van by the …

Read More »

USCRIF asks Iran’s government to respect the right of Iranians to peacefully protest, and asks US Treasury to sanction Iranian security forces

Shabtabnews – In a series of Twitter statements USCRIF asks Iran’s government to respect the right of Iranians to peacefully protest, and asks US Treasury to sanction Iranian security forces . USCIRF Commissioner @RealEU4U: "Iran’s government must respect the right of Iranians to peacefully protest mandatory hijab laws, and cease immediately its brutal and excessive use of force against those …

Read More »

Soleimani’s picture: Burned by protesters in Iran, paraded as ‘martyr’ by Raisi at UN

Al-Arabia – Iranian protesters set fire to a banner of slain commander Qassem Soleimani on the sixth day of continued anti-regime demonstrations. Meanwhile, at the United Nations General Assembly, President Ebrahim Raisi held up a photo of Soleimani demanding those behind his killing be brought to justice. Protests continued to sweep the country for a sixth consecutive day on Wednesday. …

Read More »