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Elderly political prisoner remains incarcerated despite coronavirus threat

Iran-HRM – Elderly political prisoner Mohammad Banazadeh Amirkhizi remains incarcerated in Raja’i Shahr Prison of Karaj despite Judiciary’s New Year directive to free all prisoners over 70. The Judiciary Chief sent a letter to the mullahs’ Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in March in which he urged Khamenei to grant amnesty to part of the population of prisoners both because of …

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Iran Says International Nuclear Inspectors Free To Visit And Conduct Verification

Radiofarda – Iran’s permanent representative at the UN nuclear watchdog has said “there are no limitations” for international inspectors to visit Iran and perform their work. Kazem Gharib-Abadi was quoted by Iran’s Mizan news agency as saying that even with the coronavirus epidemic inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), based in Vienna, can continue their work in Iran. …

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British-Iranian Woman Temporarily Freed From Tehran Jail

Radiofarda – A British-Iranian woman serving a five-year prison term in Tehran for sedition was released from jail for two weeks on Tuesday, her husband said. “The Free Nazanin Campaign is pleased to confirm — as has long been promised — that Nazanin (Zaghari-Ratcliffe) was this afternoon released temporarily on furlough for two weeks until 4 April 2020,” Richard Ratcliffe …

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US Senate Meeting on violations of human rights of minorities in Iran

Shabtabnews – Yesterday, there was a committee meeting in US senate chaired by  Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , on human rights of religious minorities. Ambassador Sam Brownback (left) Dr Gharagozloo (Right) In this meeting which was attended by the representative fromInternational Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR) ,Dr Hamid Gharagozloo , the violations of …

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A report on Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi

HRANA – Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi, is a detained Christian convert and the former prisoner. She was studying English translation at Islamic Azad University North Tehran Branch but on December 21, 2019, she was banned from entering the university and was told that she has been banned from studying there. First arrest Fatemeh Mohammadi was arrested on November 18, 2017, for …

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Qassem Soleimani: Iran’s Latest ‘King of Martyrs’?

gatestoneinstitute.org – Esmail Ghaani, Soleimani’s successor as head of the Quds Force, has promised: “to continue martyr Soleimani’s path with the same force and the only compensation for us would be us would be to remove America from the region.” So much terrorism has come from Tehran…. as distant as Latin America. One might also ask why has the United …

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Meet the two women who spread Christianity to hundreds in Iran’s Evin prison

Al-Arabia – When Iranian authorities sentenced two women to death in 2009 for spreading the message of Christianity, international observers feared the worse from the regime’s latest attempt to crush religious freedom in Iran. But the regime’s punishment backfired when Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh evangelized hundreds of fellow prisoners, and even prison guards, in the 259 days before they …

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Iran Police Targeting ‘Indecently Dressed Mannequins’ In Shop Windows

radiofarda – A Tehran Police official on Friday said indecently dressed mannequins that weaken “the culture of modesty and hijab” and “promote immorality” will be removed by the police from shop windows. Colonel Nader Moradi, Deputy Commander of the Greater Tehran Police for Supervision of Commercial Venues, said the Police will implement its program to “regulate clothing retailers” in Tehran …

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Two Arrested In Iran For Spreading False Coronavirus News, Hospitals On Alert

radiofarda – Iran’s Cyber Police officials on Thursday said two individuals who spread false news about coronavirus outbreak in Kurdestan and Hormozgan provinces have been arrested. According to the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), Ramin Pashaei, Social Deputy of Iran’s Cyber Police (also known as FATA), has said that an individual who claimed that a coronavirus victim was hospitalized in …

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