Tuesday , 18 February 2020


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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Questions Loom In Iran As Reformist Factions Lose Hope In Elections

Radiofarda – Leaders of Iran’s reformist parties say the results of the upcoming parliamentary elections will come as no surprise as nearly all of the well-known reformist candidates have been disqualified by the hardliner-dominated Guardian Council. They said at the end of a meeting on Wednesday January 22 that unless there is a meaningful revision in the results of the …

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HRW, Ilhan Omar criticized for sharing think tank report attacking Iran activist

Al-Arabia – Twitter users have criticized Human Rights Watch’s Middle East director Sarah Leah Whitson and Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar after they retweeted an article by a think tank which attacked the credentials of an Iranian activist who now works for the US government-funded Voice of America (VoA) news network. The article by the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft’s article …

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Germany’s Merkel Heads to Moscow Amid Heightened Global Tensions

VOA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to travel to Moscow Saturday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting will likely focus on the Iran crisis, with both Germany and Russia calling for de-escalation following the U.S. targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the retaliatory airstrikes by Tehran on Western military bases in Iraq.  The …

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Standing together against oppression

According to a report from Amnesty at least 200 people have been killed in Iran during the demonstrations that took over the country November 15th 2019. It is believed that the death toll is even higher, something that is referred to as baseless allegations by the Iranian authorities. Footages and videos taken by protesters’ smartphones show security forces and paramilitary …

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