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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Washington Says New Iran Response On Nuclear Talks ‘Not Constructive’

RFL/RE – Iran sent a written response early on September 2 to U.S. proposals aimed at reviving its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, though Washington cast doubt on Tehran’s offer. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said in a statement that “the sent text [by Iran] has a constructive approach with the aim of finalizing the negotiations.” He gave …

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Islamic Fatwas — Are They Laws or Opinions?

VOA – Immediately after British American writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed in New York on August 12, a decades-old fatwa given by the founder of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, became the buzzword as the prima facie cause for the attack. The 24-year-old attacker has not cited the fatwa as his motive for the stabbing, only that he did …

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Political prisoner returned to jail without receiving medical treatment

Iran-HR – Political prisoner Akbar Bagheri was returned to prison on Tuesday before completing his medical treatment. He was sent on leave from the Greater Tehran Penitentiary on July 11 but taken to Evin Prison on September 30, before completing his medical treatment. Akbar Bagheri was initially arrested in May 2017 when security forces raided his home. They confiscated his …

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Aref Maleki Executed for Murder in Shiraz

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Aref Maleki, a man sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Shiraz Central Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Shiraz Central Prison on August 31. His identity has been established as 29-year-old Aref Maleki, who was sentenced to qisas for murder. Informed sources told Iran Human Rights that Aref …

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Hamidreza Mardani Executed for Murder in Isfahan

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Hamidreza Mardani, a man sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Isfahan Central Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Isfahan Central Prison on September 1. His identity has been established as Hamidreza Mardani, who was sentenced to qisas for murder. An informed source told Iran Human Rights: “Hamidreza Mardani …

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Hamid Ghareh Lar Executed 25 Days After Brother

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO)- Hamid Ghareh Lar has been executed for murder, just 25 days after his brother Ali’s execution in Qom Central Prison. Their family gathered outside the victim’s family home as a last attempt to change their mind last night. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Qom Central Prison on September …

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Bipartisan lawmakers pressure Biden over Iran nuclear deal

Al-Monitor – A bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a preview of the headache on Capitol Hill that awaits President Joe Biden should the United States reach a deal with Iran to resurrect the tattered nuclear agreement.  On Thursday, a letter to Biden signed by 34 Democrats and 16 Republicans in the House urged the president to provide Congress with the …

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When fascists are calling their enemies fascists

Darya Dugina, daughter of famous self-proclaimed political philosopher Aleksandr Dugin, was killed in a car explosion earlier this month. The car she was driving belonged to her father which has lead to speculations that her father was the intended target. Since her death there have been many theories on the motives behind her murder. Russia’s federal security service (FSB) was …

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Two Imams Attacked In Iranian City Of Qom Amid Rise In Assaults On Clerics

RFL/RE – Two imams have been attacked by unknown assailants in the central Iranian city of Qom, the latest in a series of assaults against clerics across the country. According to the Hawzah news agency, which is affiliated with the Islamic Seminary of Qom, two young men attacked the imams “with an iron pipe for no reason.” The cars of the clerics …

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