Friday , 20 September 2019

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Iran Tortures Young Man to Death in Fars Province

Iran-HRM – Iranian authorities tortured a young man identified as Javad Khosravanian to death in Fars Province, southwest Iran a few days ago. Reports indicate the state security forces picked up Javad Khosravanian from his home in Khorrambid of Fars Province on Friday, August 30, 2019. He was then taken to a criminal investigation department in the city where he …

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Campaign to free Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh the leader of Gonabadi Sufis from Exile

Shabtabnews – Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh ‎, born on 13th October 1927, in Beydokht, Gonabad, Iran, also known by his spiritual title of Majzoub Ali Shah, is the spiritual leader or the Qutb of the Ni’matullahi (Sultan Ali Shahi) Gonabadi Order in Iran, which is the largest Sufi order in Iran.[ Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh, is a distinguished member of the global …

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Pompeo Says U.S. Will Keep Strait Of Hormuz Open

Radiofarda – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated that his country will keep the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf open to maritime traffic, amid high tensions with the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a talk at the Economic Club of Washington D.C. on July 29, Pompeo responded to a question about the U.S. commitment to keep …

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Protest Outside National Iranian American Council

Shabtabnews – Iranians living in the United States gathered in front of the office of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) in Washington, D.C., on July 19. A statement read out by protesters at the event described the NIAC as “the representative of the corrupt and brutal Islamic Republic regime.” According to the statement, the protest was aimed at informing …

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Richard Ratcliffe: IRGC is Holding My Wife “Incommunicado” in a Psychiatric Ward

CHRI – The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps have been denying Imprisoned Iranian-British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe all contact with the outside world since she was transferred to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran on July 15, 2019. In an interview with the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on July 19, Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s London-based husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said it was …

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US holds annual meeting to Advance Religious Freedom

Shabtabnews – Yesterday, the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference saw many emotional moments as victims of religious persecution shared their testimonies. The room was filled with people representing nations and religions worldwide.   Sam Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom (Left) The conference began with a speech from Sam Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom …

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POLAND CLAIM SECOND WIN IN POOL B TO PROGRESS

volleyball.world – Poland claimed a four set victory against Iran 3-1 (21-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-22) on Thursday, just a day after defeating Brazil in five. Again led by Bartosz Bednorz, who scored 24 points, Poland qualified for the semifinals of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Saturday. Iran and Brazil will play on Friday for the second semifinal berth …

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How Iran’s ‘filmfarsi’ remains the biggest secret in cinema history

Guardian – For many Iranians, the oft-forgotten films are a souvenir of a lost past, painting a picture of life before the 1979 revolution Ehsan Khoshbakht  Filmfarsi megastars Nasser Malek Motie (left) and Fardin, who often portrayed working-class tough guys. Photograph: PR Shortly after the 1979 Iranian revolution, the country’s national newspapers published a joint subpoena, unique in film history. All …

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