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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Iran Urged To Free Baha’i Poet “Unjustly” Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Iranwire – The Australian chapter of PEN International, a freedom of expression group, has strongly condemned the detention of award-winning Baha’i writer and poet Mahvash Sabet in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where she is being held in solitary confinement, and the 10-year prison sentence handed down against her. Sabet, aged 69, was arrested in July and, on December 10, according to the Baha’i …

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Jailed Iranian Rapper Salehi To Be Defended By Lawyers Of His Choice

Iranwire – Iran’s judiciary has allowed Toomaj Salehi, a jailed dissident rapper who is facing charges that carry death sentences, to be represented by lawyers of his choice, one of the lawyers says. The 32-year-old Salehi has gained notoriety for lyrics that rail against corruption, widespread poverty and state executions in Iran. He was arrested two months ago after releasing …

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Iranian Writer Sentenced to Death

VOA – An Iranian writer-illustrator has been sentenced to death by the country’s Revolutionary Court. Mehdi Bahman was arrested in October for a television interview with an Israeli TV station in April. He was reported to have been critical of Iran in his interview with Channel 13. Details about his sentence have not yet been released, according to VOA’s Farsi …

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No, Iran Nuclear Deal Is Not Yet Dead and Russia Is Helping Iran Go Nuclear

gatestoneinstitute.org – Evidently the lethal nuclear deal that will enable Iran to have all the nuclear weapons it wants and missiles with which to deliver them — and for which the Obama and Biden administrations have been pining for nearly a decade so that, most likely, Iran will not try them out on their watch but wait for somebody else’s …

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Milad Armoun, victim of injustice and possible execution by Iran

Iran-HRM – Milad Armoun, a 24-year-old citizen of Tehran’s Ekbatan area, has been arrested since November 3, 2022, for taking part in nationwide protests. Milad has been sentenced to death by Iran’s judiciary. One friend who knows him well said, Milad is just about the gentlest person you find in Ekbatan. He works in a garment boutique here and his …

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Davoud Yousefi and Ebrahim Ajali Executed for Drug Charges in Karaj

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Davoud Yousefi and Ebrahim Ajali, two men sentenced to death for drug-related charges, were executed in Karaj Penitentiary. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Karaj Penitentiary on December 28. Their identities have been established as 42-year-old Davoud Yousefi and 33-year-old Ebrahim Ajali. An informed source told Iran Human …

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Hamidreza and Mohsen Nejati Executed for Murder in Karaj

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Hamidreza Nejati and Mohsen Nejati, an uncle and nephew sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder in the same case, were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on December 28. Their identities have been established as Hamidreza Nejati (pictured) and Mohsen Nejati who …

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Afghan Davoud Rahmatali Executed for Murder in Shiraz

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Davoud Rahmatali, an Afghan national who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Shiraz Central Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, an Afghan man was executed in Shiraz Central Prison on December 28. His identity has been established as Davoud Rahmatali from Qondouz in Afghanistan. He was sentenced to imprisonment for …

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Will Biden, Netanyahu find common ground on Iran in 2023?

Al-Monitor – A ‘dead’ Iran deal is a good deal for Netanyahu If the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is “dead,” as US President Joe Biden said in an off-the-cuff remark last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands to cash in. Among Netanyahu’s immediate priorities is addressing concerns in Washington and the region about Israel’s new far-right government. US national …

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Iranians Mark End Of Mourning Period For Killed Protesters With Fresh Demonstrations

RFL/RE – Iranian protesters staged fresh demonstrations in several cities to mark the end of the 40-day mourning period for 10 protesters killed by security forces in unrest triggered by the death in September of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in police custody. With police standing nearby in the central Iranian city of Semirom, people gathered to mark the end of the traditional …

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