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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Hassan Haghverdizadeh and Afghan National Khalghollah Fahimzadeh Executed for Drug Offences in Taybad

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Hassan Haghverdizadeh and Afghan National Khalghollah Fahimzadeh were executed for drug-related offences in Taybad Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Taybad Prison on September 6. Their identities have been established as Hassan Haghverdizadeh and Khalghollah Fahimzadeh, an Afghan national. Informed sources told Iran Human Rights that Khalghollah …

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7 Men Including 4 Baluch Minorities Executed for Drug Offences in Minab Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Seven men including four Baluch minorities, were executed for drug-related charges in Minab Prison. According to Hal Vash, seven men were executed in Minab Prison on September 6. Their identities have been reported as Abdolkhalegh Narouyi, 46-year-old Soleiman Narouyi, 36-year-old Abdolghafour Bahadorzadeh-Rigi, Abbas Nobakht, Mohammad Zobeiri, Mohammad Kazemi and Mohammadreza Hedayati, who were all sentenced to death for drug-related charges by the …

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Families Appeal to EU’s Borrell to Prioritize Release of Hostages from Iran

CHRI – As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program continue to drag, the families of individuals unjustly detained in the Islamic Republic have appealed to EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell Fontelles to prioritize the release of the hostages. Citing the European Convention on Human Rights, and the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages, the families asked why “there has …

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Cameras missing from US Navy drones briefly seized by Iran, Pentagon

Al-Monitor – The cameras onboard two unmanned, unarmed sea drones operated by the US Navy in Middle Eastern waters are missing after the devices were briefly captured by the Iranian navy last week. The United States’ unmanned Saildrone Explorers use commercially available technology and do not contain sensitive information, Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder told reporters on Tuesday. …

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Iran revokes death penalties handed to three protesters

Al-Monitor – A court in the Iranian capital handed five-year jail sentences to three anti-government protesters, officially reversing their death penalties issued at a trial in 2020.   The three, Amir-Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi and Mohammad Rajabi, were detained during the country’s November 2019 unrest that was triggered by an unpopular fuel price hike plan.   Babak Paknia, the lawyer representing them, announced the …

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Baquer Namazi, American held by Iran, requires life-saving surgery Read more:

Al-Monitor – Baquer Namazi, a US citizen held in Iran for more than six years, is again in urgent need of surgery to clear life-threatening blockages in an artery to his brain, his family said Tuesday.  Multiple neurologists have assessed that the 85-year-old needs surgery within weeks to address blockages in his left internal carotid artery. Namazi, who Iranian authorities have …

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Dozens Of Oil Workers Detained In Tehran During Weekend Protest

RFL/RE – The Free Union of Iranian Workers says 67 workers from the South Pars Gas Company were arrested over the weekend after they came to Tehran from the southern city of Bushehr to hold a protest rally in front of the Oil Ministry building.The union said the protesting employees were confronted by security and police forces and their mobile phones were …

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Arabs to Biden: Do Not Sign the Iran Deal, It Will Start a War

gatestoneinstitute.org – “A few days ago, US officials announced that it was Iran, not America, that had given up core demands. They lie. Iran has not given up on anything essential. On the contrary, Iran has obtained the essential demands it wants.” — Sayed Zahra, deputy editor of Bahrain’s Akhbar Al-Khaleej, August 31, 2022. “[T]he most dangerous concession made by the …

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