Monday , 29 November 2021

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IOPHR Statement in regards to commemorating the brutal massacre that followed the November 2019 peaceful protests!

Shabtabnews – In a statement commemorating the massacre that followed the November 2019 peaceful protests IOPHR stated : “It should also be noted that although the Islamic Republic has a long history of slaughter, repression and massacres in its forty-year record, what distinguishes the November 2019 massacre from the other recorded cases, is the deliberate and brutal targeting of Iranian …

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USCIRF Condemns Attack on a Mosque in Burkina Faso

Shabtabnews – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned the recent attack on a mosque in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. “Last week’s attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso is absolutely reprehensible,” said USCIRF Chair Gayle Manchin. “An attack on any house of worship is an attack on religious freedom writ large.” Last Friday, an unknown assailant threw a flammable bottle into a …

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The Forgotten Tragedy of a Sunni Scholar who Believed in the Islamic Republic

iranwire.com – Members of religious minority groups in the Islamic Republic of Iran have faced institutional repression and neglect ever since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Among them are not only adherents to non-Muslim faiths such as Christians, Jews and Baha’is, but also Sunni Muslims, many of whom fought alongside their compatriots to bring about the overthrow of the Shah and …

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Gonabadi Sufi Tortured

Shabtabnews – According to reports and twitter statement by IOPHR , Behnam Mahjoubi Gonabadi #Sufi & prisoner of conscience is in critical health condition. #BehnamMahjoubi, a Gonabadi #Sufi & prisoner of conscience is in critical health condition. He has been forced to take unknown drugs & transferred to a psychiatric hospital. In a voice recording, he said “The regime is …

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The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor condemns the Iranian regime’s execution of political prisoners

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor condemned the Iranian regime’s execution of political prisoners stating “often following unfair trials & forced confessions. Just like Ayatollah Khomeini’s “Death Commissions” in 1988, there are no transparent investigations into the regime’s killings. History should not keep repeating itself..” The statement also stated that ” Up …

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