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Monthly Archives: August 2023

Iran’s President Promises Free Electricity, Gas, Water Amid Crisis

iranintl – While the head of Iran’s wealth fund issued a dire warning about future, the president pledged to provide “free” water, electricity, and gas to low-income households. President Ebrahim Raisi made the claim during a press conference on Tuesday, stating “Providing free water, electricity, and gas to low-income families is on the government’s agenda.” The president also claimed that …

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Iran’s Regime Grapples With Female Athletes And Hijab Dilemma

iranintl – Iran’s regime has always pressured female athletes to abide by strict hijab rules during international games, but many are now refusing to obey despite repercussions. Just last week, members of Iran’s national women’s muay thai team boldly challenged the regulations by competing unveiled at the Asian Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital. This courageous act has triggered an …

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Women’s Rights Activists Tortured as Mahsa Amini Anniversary Nears

Iranwire – Women’s rights activists who were arrested in northern Gilan have been subjected to physical abuse and beatings from their interrogators during their detention, IranWire reports.  Homan Taheri, one of the detainees in Gilan, suffered injuries during interrogation which resulted in the loss of a tooth. His face was severely swollen, and he exhibited bruises on his neck and chest, along …

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Floods in East Azerbaijan Cut Roads and Ruin Homes

Iranwire – Heavy rainfall in Ahar city of East Azerbaijan province has caused flooding and leading to extensive damage to the homes of the citizens. Roads have also been submerged under the deluge. Videos obtained from IranWire show cars and trucks overwhelmed by floodwaters. 🎥 بر اساس ویدیوی رسیده به ایران وایر سیل تابستانه در اهر خسارات زیادی به خودروها …

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Pedram Azarnoosh: A Slain and Immortal Giant of the Protests

Iranwire – He was 18 years old and standing tall at nearly seven feet – more than two meters. A bullet pierced his heart after he rescued a protesting woman.   Revered by friends and family as a modern-day warrior, his heart brimmed with profound concern for underprivileged families in his city. And much like the Iranian football legend Ali …

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Iranians Condemn Arrest of Anti-Hijab Protest Singer

Iranwire – The arrest of renowned singer and composer Mehdi Yarrahi following the release of his new protest music video has sparked major condemnation response from activists and public figures. Many users of online platforms showed their solidarity with the popular singer by sharing dance videos synchronized with his song Roosarito, Your Headscarf, as well as reposting other protest songs …

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Female Students Told to Wear Hijab and Keep Quiet – Or Get Expelled

Iranwire – The new school year has yet to begin in Iran, but it appears that certain school principals have issued warnings to families and students, cautioning them against engaging in any form of protest.  The warnings have been accompanied by threats of potential expulsions. One expressed has voiced concerns about the heightened possibility of widespread chemical attacks targeting schools …

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Iran Sees 23 Living Conditions Protests on a Single Day

Iranwire – A total of 23 protest rallies organized by workers, retirees, and disabled individuals demanding better living conditions were held across Iran on August 28. The Iran Workers Union reported that telecom retirees in 20 cities, including Ahvaz, Rasht, Mashhad, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Shiraz, Shahrekord, Ilam, Sanandaj, Gorgan, Sari, Urmia, Khorramabad, Tabriz, Zanjan, Borujard, Bandar Abbas, Arak, Tehran and Yazd …

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Where Is Azadeh Abedi, a Woman Who Stood Against a “Morality” Agent

Iranwire – Iranian security forces “abducted” a woman in Tehran on August 16 after she confronted a member of the paramilitary Basij force over her headscarf.  The security agents reportedly followed the woman, named Azadeh Abedini, after she left her residence, apprehended her in the street and took her to an unknown location. Abedini has not been in touch with …

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Arrests of Slain Protesters’ Families Signals Looming State Violence as “Woman Life Freedom” Anniversary Nears

CHRI – The arrests of numerous family members of protesters who were killed by state security forces in Iran, just weeks before the one-year anniversary of the outbreak of the nationwide “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement that was triggered by the killing in state custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini, foreshadow another wave of state violence and intensified repression, warned the …

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