Saturday , 25 May 2024

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Brother Of Iranian Doctor Handed Death Sentence Says Wife’s Confession Came After She Was Tortured

RFL/RE – The brother of Iranian doctor Hamid Qarahasanlou says interrogators severly torturedhis brother’s wife to extract a confession from her against her husband as security forces looked to pin the blame on protesters for the death of a member of the Basij paramilitary force during nationwide demonstrations. Iran’s judiciary said on December 6 that it had sentenced 16 people …

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USCIRF Commissioner asks “the US government and the international community need to urge Iran to immediately cease their attacks on peaceful protesters asking for greater religious freedom.”

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement USCIRF Commissioner asked “the US government and the international community need to urge Iran to immediately cease their attacks on peaceful protesters asking for greater religious freedom.” USCIRF Commissioner @RealEU4U: "The US government and international community need to urge Iran to immediately cease their attacks on peaceful protesters asking for greater religious freedom."— USCIRF …

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USCIRF Commissioner expresses concern about recent arrests of religious minorities in Iran, including Yarsanis & Gonabadi Sufis.

Shabtabnews – USCIRF Commissioner expressed concern about recent arrests of religious minorities in Iran, including Yarsanis & Gonabadi Sufis. USCIRF Commissioner @Skleinbaum: “USCIRF is concerned about recent arrests of religious minorities in Iran, including Yarsanis & Gonabadi Sufis. The US must hold those responsible for the persecution of Iranian religious minorities fully accountable.” https://t.co/e3JvpoJrRd— USCIRF (@USCIRF) November 23, 2022 Saeed …

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USCIRF Commissioner @ is concerned for Kasra Nouri’s well-being

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement USCRIF commissioner expressed concern in regards to well-being of Kasra Nouri, a Sufi prisoner who has been imprisoned in Iran for being a Sufi for number of years. USCIRF Commissioner @imammagid: "USCIRF is also concerned for Kasra Nouri's well-being in light of his transfer Saturday to the Ministry of Intelligence Office in Shiraz for …

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The reign of intelligence services

Some weeks ago Iran arrested some high level officials and senior members of the political and defense establishments on charges of spying for Israel according to the New York Times. Brig. Gen. Ali Nasiri of the information unit in the IRGC and Hossein Taeb IRGC’s intelligence chief of 12 years, were among the senior officials sacked, which sparked an outrage …

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IOPHR’s statement regarding the renewed death threats of the Islamic Republic of Iran against the life of Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh and his family

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR warned about renewed death threats by the security elements of the Islamic Republic of Iran against the life of Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh and his family. The statement stated ” the instructive and anti-superstitious activities of Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh, who is a human rights activist, Islamologist, prominent jurist and an educator of Sufism …

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Sam Brownback the former IRF Ambassador express concern in regards to murder of Sufi Mohammad Pouryousefi

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement Sam Brownback the former IRF Ambassador stated “Have heard disturbing reports that Mohammad Pouryousefi, the Gonabadi Sufi who helped expose the government’s role in Noor Ali Tabandeh’s 2019 murder, was himself murdered recently. The repression of the Iranian people at the hands of their own government is deplorable. #Iran“ Have heard disturbing reports that …

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Behnam Mahjoubi’s Mother Calls for Accountability in Death of Her Son in Custody

Iran Human Rights – Behnam Mahjoubi’s mother says despite three months passing, the forensic medical examiner is not responding to requests for an investigation to establish the cause of her son’s death after being transferred to hospital from Evin Prison. Iran Human Rights calls on the international community to pay attention and follow up on the case of Behnam Mahjoubi. …

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Activist Calls on Publishers to Send Books to Prisoners

Iranwire – Mohammad Sharifi-Moghaddam, a student activist and Gonabadi dervish imprisoned in Greater Tehran Prison, has appealed to publishers and translators to send books to prisoners. In a letter seen by IranWire, Sharifi-Moghaddam describes conditions in the prison, which is also known as Fashafuyeh Prison, including the human rights violations that regularly take place there. Given the restrictions in the …

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