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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Mohammad Hassan Kahrari and Morteza Teimouri Executed for Drug Offences in Arak

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Mohammad Hassan Kahrari and Morteza Teimouri were executed for drug-related offences in Arak Central Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Arak Central Prison on August 31. Their identities have been established as 27-year-old Mohammad Hassan Kahrari and 28-year-old Morteza Teimouri. Their families were not notified of their …

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Iran equips cities with defense systems: Official

Al-Arabia – Iran has equipped 51 of its cities and towns with civil defense systems to thwart any possible foreign attack, a senior defense official said on Saturday, amid an escalation of tensions with Israel and the United States. The civil defense equipment’s enable Iran’s armed forces to “identify and monitor threats by using round-the-clock software according to the type …

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Iranian Filmmaker Arrested As Cultural Crackdown Continues

RFL/RE – Iranian filmmaker Ali Ahmadzadeh has been arrested, the latest in a series of detentions of cultural and activist figures in Iran. Sources told RFERL’s Radio Farda that Ahmadzadeh was arrested in Tehran on August 30, after being summoned to security agencies several times in recent months.The reason for his arrest is not clear. However, he had recently finished production …

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The Biden Administration’s Nuclear Deal Is the Biggest Gift to the World’s ‘Top State Sponsor of Terrorism’

gatestoneinstitute.org – The main beneficiaries of the increased revenues will most likely be the office of Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and more importantly the IRGC’s elite branch the Quds Force, which carries out extraterritorial operations to advance the revolutionary principles of the Islamic Republic abroad. A considerable part of the economy and Iran’s …

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US Rejects Linking Iran Nuclear Deal, IAEA Investigations

VOA – The White House on Friday rejected linking a revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with the closure of investigations by the U.N. nuclear watchdog, a day after Iran reopened the issue, according to a Western diplomat. Iran on Thursday sent its latest response to a European Union-proposed text to revive the agreement, under which it had restrained …

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Israeli Attacks Squeeze Iranian Aerial Supplies to Syria, Sources Say

VOA — Israel has intensified strikes on Syrian airports to disrupt Tehran’s increasing use of aerial supply lines to deliver arms to allies in Syria and Lebanon including Hezbollah, regional diplomatic and intelligence sources told Reuters. Tehran has adopted air transport as a more reliable means of ferrying military equipment to its forces and allied fighters in Syria, following disruptions to …

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Iranian activists confirm the execution of child offender

Iran-HRM – Iranian activists confirmed that Mohammad Hossein Alizadeh, a man recently executed in Iran was a minor at the time he was charged with committing a crime. Halvash news website, which covers the news of the Baluch ethnic minority in Iran, published the pictures of Mr. Alizadeh’s prison documents, as well as his indictment and court verdict on Wednesday, …

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Iran briefly seizes unmanned US drones in Red Sea: State media

Al-Arabia – Iran’s navy seized but later released two US surface drones in the Red Sea, accusing the unmanned vessels of jeopardizing maritime safety, Iranian state television reported on Friday, in the second such incident in days. “The (Iranian navy) frigate Jamaran seized the two vessels on Thursday to prevent any possible accident after issuing warnings to the US fleet. …

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Corporal Punishment in Iran: A State Frozen in Time

Iranwire – “Amputating prisoners’ fingers is a form of torture, and is yet another shocking reminder of the shameless inhumanity of the criminal justice system in Iran, which legalizes a crime under international law. Carrying out such heinous punishments is not justice; it is an abhorrent assault on human dignity.” So said Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s deputy regional director for the Middle …

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