Thursday , 2 December 2021

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IOPHR Statement regarding the Transfer of the Presidency to a person who has openly committed Crimes Against Humanity

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR stated : “Ali Khamenei, the self-proclaimed leader and religious dictator of Iran, last week in a scandalous show, through a sham of an election handed over the presidency of Iran to Ebrahim Raeisi, a man who has committed crimes against humanity.” The statement continued by stating : “Ebrahim Raeisi, known as the perpetrator of …

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Iran National Liberation Front writes an open letter to US President about the Iranian Presidential Elections

Shabtabnews – The Iran National Liberation Front (INLF) under the subject of Peace for Middle East wrote an open letter to US President about Iranian Presidential Elections. The letter states : ” While the world’s attention is focused on formulating a deal with Iran to limit the Islamic regime’s activities in pursuing their development of nuclear weapons, the political suppression …

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IOPHR : ” Participating in Iranian election can be considered an illegal act”

Shabtabnews – In a statement the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR) stated that : ” the qualification of presidential candidates in the current election, some of whom have criminal records for forgery and murder, and some of whom, are wanted in foreign courts for murder and other charges, with international arrest warrants against them clearly invalidates this election, …

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A group of organizations, ask the members of the US congress to co-sponsor Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2021

Shabtabnews – In a letter a group of organizations, ask the members of the US congress to co-sponsor the Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act . Forced organ harvesting and organ trafficking are interlinked crimes where organs are taken from victims through coercion or without informed consent and sold illegally. This means that patients undergoing organ transplants abroad are at-risk of …

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Organizations, NGO leaders, and human rights advocates, urge United States Soccer Federation to remove Volkswagen as a sponsor due to ties to China

Shabtabnews – In an open letter a group of organizations and individuals who are scholars, NGO leaders, human rights advocates, religious freedom activists, and practitioners, urge the United States Soccer Federation to remove Volkswagen as a presenting sponsor due to Volkswagen continuing to operate a plant in Xinjiang, the Uyghur Region of China. The letter ends with stating : “Given …

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The scheming Parsi brothers- modern governmental influencers

THE ART OF DECEPTION- THE LOBBYING BUSINESS OF IRAN Lobbying is a form of influential activity that exists in pretty much all governments around the world by paid special interest groups who hire expert professionals to argue or rather persuade governmental officials in specific legislation issues and decision-making processes. Although the lobbying activity is regarded as a lawful activity it …

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USCIRF Condemns Iran’s Crackdown on Baha’i Community

Shabtabnews – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned the Iranian government’s alarming escalation of persecution targeting Baha’is in Iran. In the past month, Iran’s government has raided Baha’i homes across the country and jailed more than 20 community members, including a woman recovering from chemotherapy. Iranian authorities also prevented Baha’is from burying deceased community members in a designated section of Khaveran cemetery until …

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USCRIF : Religious Restrictions in Iran

Shabtabnews – Since 1979 Iran’s government has shown a consistent disregard for the rights of religious minority communities who  run afoul of the government’s narrow interpretation of Shi’a Islam. Even the majority Shi’a Muslim population must adhere to the government’s religious doctrine of Leadership of the Jurist (vilayt e-faqih). Those with alternative or differing opinions have suffered harassment, surveillance, arrest, …

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The toxic strategies of authoritarian regimes breaking down democracy

November 2020, Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat based in Vienna was charged with planning and organizing a bomb attack on a gathering of exiled dissident Iranians in Paris, in the summer of 2018. The gathering was organized by the National Council of Resistance (NCRI) the Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) and the meeting would be attended by some tens of …

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