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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Iran Protests; at least 76 Protesters Killed

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – At least 76 protesters are confirmed to have been killed by security forces. Most families have been forced to quietly bury their loved ones at night and pressured against holding public funerals. Many families were threatened with legal charges if they publicised their deaths. Internet disruptions continue to cause delays in reporting. Videos and death …

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Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker collects awards in prison

Al-Monitor – The 79th edition of the Venice Film festival wrapped Sept. 10 with yet another prize for internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, whose latest movie was a contender for the Golden Lion. It ended up with the Special Jury Prize, the third most prestigious after the Golden Lion and the Grand Jury. Panahi could not make it to the venue in person, …

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Iran says it will prosecute those who encourage protests

Al-Monitor – After a week of protests in response to the death of a woman in the custody of Iran’s morality police, authorities are now threatening consequences for those who encourage others to join the ongoing demonstrations.  The head of Iran’s judiciary, Gholam Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, said today, “The rioters should know, those violators on people’s property, those who have become one voice with …

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IOPHR condemned the meeting between the Foreign Affairs Ministers of several European countries with the Foreign Affairs Minister of the anti-feminist ruling government in Tehran

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR strongly condemned the meeting between the Foreign Affairs Ministers of several European countries with the Foreign Affairs Minister of the anti-feminist ruling government in Tehran especially the meeting of Mrs. Hadja Lahbib, Belgium’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Ann Linde, Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs with the Foreign Affairs Minister of the anti-feminist …

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Iran says US trying to violate sovereignty over unrest, warns of response

Al-Arabia – US attempts to violate Iran’s sovereignty over the issue of protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody will not go unanswered, the foreign ministry said on Monday, as the biggest unrest since 2019 showed no signs of abating. Iran has been rocked by nationwide demonstrations sparked by the death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa …

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Iran indicts 14 in top nuclear scientist’s assassination in 2020

Al-Arabia – Iran has pressed charges against 14 people for their alleged role in the November 2020 assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, local media reported Sunday. Fakhrizadeh, who had been under US sanctions for his role in Iran’s nuclear program, was killed in an attack on his car outside Tehran that the Islamic republic has blamed on Israel. …

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Iran arrests 450 protesters in northern province, state media says

Al-Arabia – Authorities in a northern Iran province have arrested 450 people during more than 10 days of protests following a young Kurdish woman’s death in morality policy custody, state media reported Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators, reformist activists and journalists have been arrested during the mostly night-time demonstrations across the country since unrest first broke out after Mahsa Amini’s death …

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VOA – Protests Over Death of Iranian Woman Grow

VOA – Demonstrators hold placards outside the Iranian Embassy in London on Sept. 25, 2022, to protest the death of Iranian teenager Mahsa Amini. 2A protestor holds a banner reading “This is the image of my people. Carry the voice of the Iranians” as she stands in front of riot police during a demonstration in support of Iranian protesters in …

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Demonstrations in Solidarity With Iranian Women Held Around the Globe

VOA – Iranians took to the streets for a ninth consecutive night Sunday to protest the death earlier this month of Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Tehran’s morality police. Other protests, being held in solidarity with Iranian women, have taken place around the globe, in such cities as Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York and Paris, among …

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Ivan Marovic: Unarmed Resistance, Strikes and Parallel Government are the Keys to Victory in Iran

Iranwire – Ivan Marovic, one of the leaders of the protest movement in Serbia that toppled Yugoslavian strongman Slobodan Milošević in 2000, has told IranWire that he is optimistic about the prospect of democratic change in Iran in light of this month’s protests. In an interview with IranWire’s founder Maziar Bahari, Marovic said he had been following political developments in …

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