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Monthly Archives: June 2023

Hadi Al-Nasser and Abbas Khanjari Executed in Ahvaz

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) –  Hadi Al-Nasser and Abbas Khanjari were executed for murder charges in Sepidar Prison in Ahvaz. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Sepidar Prison on 19 June. Their identities have been established as 34-year-old Hadi Al-Nasser and Abbas Khanjari. They were sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder in the same case. An …

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Iran, Uzbekistan ink major deals during rare visit by Uzbek president

Al-Monitor — Iran and Uzbekistan issued a joint statement citing 10 agreements to strengthen their bilateral economic cooperation, as Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyov sat down with his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisi, on Sunday.   According to the government-run IRNA news agency, the agreements cover a wide range of areas such as energy, transit, technology, agriculture, the pharmaceutical industry and insurance.  The two …

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Iranian protesters remain defiant in the face of violent and brutal regime oppression

theconversation – The vibrant, brave and unyielding voice of dissent remains strong in Iran despite months of brutal repression by the clerical regime. The “women, life, freedom” movement is an insistent call for change that is meeting the Islamic Republic head-on with resilient defiance. Even as violence curbs the outward signs of protest, the movement is very much alive, boldly …

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Hackers strike Iranian government, releasing presidential documents

independent – A group of hackers working against the Iranian government have struck again, this time with a second trove of documents obtained from the highest levels of the authoritarian regime. Credit for the attack was claimed by the group calling itself “Ghiam ta Sarnegoun”, or “Rise to Overthrow”. The attack follows a similar episode in early May, when the group defaced …

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At Least 14 Dead In Iran After Drinking Bootleg Alcohol

RFL/RE – At least 14 people have died in Iran after after drinking bootleg alcohol in the northern Iranian province of Alborz. Another 120 suffering from alcohol poisoning symptoms have been referred to medical centers in the province. Authorities said the industrial alcohol had been sold by a body spray production factory in Alborz. A judiciary official in the province …

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Netanyahu Says He’s Opposed To Any Interim U.S.-Iran Deal On Nuclear Program

RFL/RE – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on June 18 that he opposes any interim agreement reportedly being negotiated between the United States and Iran over its nuclear program. Netanyahu spoke after reports in Israeli media said understandings are being reached between Washington and Tehran that would seek to hold back Iran’s nuclear program somewhat, in exchange for some …

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Saudi Minister Nixes Press Conference in Room with Suleimani Photo

Iranwire – The visit of Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister to Tehran attracted international attention on June 17 when he asked to switch the location of his joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart because the room featured a photo of late Iranian general Qassem Suleimani on the wall. Twenty-four hours after the incident, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian confirmed that …

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University Students Protesting Forced Hijab Beaten, Arrested

Iranwire – n the early hours of June 17, special forces and plainclothes security personnel assaulted students protesting mandatory headscarf rules outside the campus of Tehran Art University and detained 10 of them.  The detained students, who included both men and women, were taken away in an unmarked van.  The Iranian Student Union issued a statement on June 18 announcing …

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Kurdish Religious Figures Face Arrests, Stiff Sentences

Iranwire – The Islamic Republic’s intelligence and security agencies have stepped up pressure on Kurdish clerics since last year’s death of Mahsa Amini in police custody, a human rights organization reported on June 19.  Amini, whose September 16 death sparked months of nationwide anti-government protests, was a Kurd.  According to Hengaw, a Norway-based group that monitors rights violations in Iran’s …

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