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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Iranian, EU Nuclear Negotiators Reportedly Meet In Jordan

RFL/RE – Iran’s foreign minister and top nuclear negotiator met with the European Union’s foreign policy chief and the bloc’s official coordinating nuclear talks with Iran in Jordan on December 20, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani are said to have met EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and …

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Iranian Protester Sentenced To Death Said He Suffered Horrific Torture

Iranwire – The lawyer of Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, an anti-government Iranian protestor sentenced to death, says his client’s confessions have been obtained “under torture” and therefore have no legal validity. The lawyer, Ali Sharifzadeh Ardakani, said on Twitter that he managed to meet Hosseini for the first time on December 18 in the prison in the northern city of Karaj …

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Iran’s Incoherent Scenario For Alleged Shiraz Bombing Plot

Iranwire – On October 26, as thousands of protesters across Iran marked the 40th day since the death of Mahsa Amini in the custody of morality police, official news agencies reported a deadly attack on a Shia shrine in the southern city of Shiraz. Fars news agency, which is affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, published a short news …

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Prisoner killed by state security in Karaj

Iran-HRM – On Saturday, December 17, 2022, prisoners held in the Central Prison of Karaj protested to prevent the transfer of four prisoners who are sentenced to death by Iran’s Judiciary. These prisoners began chanting “Death to Khamenei.” Protesting prisoners from halls (Wards) 2, 3 and 5 of the prison intended to prevent further executions of Iranians. The names and …

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Iran judiciary urges swift carrying out of sentences

Al-Monitor – Iran’s judiciary rejected pleas on Monday to delay sentences against protestors urging prosecutors to carry out verdicts without delay. Since protests began in Iran three months ago, Iran’s judiciary body has been one of the government’s most active branches in the suppression of the demonstrations. Speaking at a meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council, Iran’s judiciary chief Gholam Hossein Mohseni …

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ALM Exclusive : Bipartisan bill targets US visas for children of Iranian officials

Al-Monitor – As nationwide protests in Iran enter their fourth month, a new proposal from US lawmakers would target not only Iranian officials responsible for the crackdown, but their children, Al-Monitor has learned.  The legislation, led by Reps. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.), and Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas), is dubbed the Revoking Entry Granted to Iranian Mullahs …

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Sham trials-a strategic tool of dictatorships

As the Iranian regime is fearing the end drawing closer their expected strategy is to intensify their system of terror in a repressive strategy with the objective of discouraging the uprising of the people. Two young men have thus far been publicly executed following trials that have been severely criticized by the international community. 23-year old Mohsen Shekari and Majidreza …

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Defamation Campaign against the members of IOPHR

Shabtabnews – As part of a defamation campaign against the members of IOPHR ( International organisation to preserve human rights ) a certain groups of individuals have started to appear on various social media platforms in order to spread lies and slanders against the members of IOPHR. One of the programs that recently broadcasted these lies was the Youtube medial …

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Rights Group Says Tortured Iranian Protester Dies In Hospital

RFL/RE – A leading Iranian human rights group says a political activist imprisoned in the western Iranian city of Bukan and subsequently transferred to a hospital after falling into a coma amid reports he was tortured has died. Hengaw, a Norway-based group that monitors rights violations in Iran’s Kurdish regions, said on December 19 that Mohammad Haji Rasoulpour was arrested …

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