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Political Prisoner Calling For Khamenei’s Resignation Denied Medical Care

Radiofarda – The family of a political prisoner in Iran has told Radio Farda Thursday that intelligence agents prevented medical treatment in the city of Mashhad. Mohammad Hossein Sepehri (R) before his arrest for signing a statement calling for Khamenei’s resignation. FILE Mohammad Hossein Sepehri was arrested on August 11 along with 13 other individuals who had signed a letter …

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Turkey’s Attack On Syria Leaves Iran In Difficult Position

Radiofarda – Turkey’s military operation in the Kurdish populated northeastern Syria has left Iran in an extremely difficult position between its strongest regional friend and one of Iran’s most significant ethnic groups which views itself part of a trans-border identity. Iran fears a spill-over of tensions into the Iranian Kurdish provinces, and at the same time cannot afford losing Turkey …

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‘I Feel Like I’m Entering A New World’: Iranian Women Excited To Attend Men’s Soccer Match For First Time

RFL/RE – After a ban lasting nearly four decades, Iranian women will finally be allowed to watch a men’s soccer match at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on October 10 as Iran takes on Cambodia in a World Cup qualifier. The Iran-Cambodia game in Tehran on October 10 will mark the first time since shortly after the Islamic Revolution in 1979 that …

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Iran: Oil Tanker Struck by Rockets off Saudi Arabia

VOA – Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.  There was no word from Saudi Arabia on the reported attack, and Saudi officials did not immediately respond to requests …

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World Day 2019: More Than 212 Executed Since the Beginning of the Year in Iran

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – According to the statistics department of IHR, Iranian authorities have executed 212 prisoners including 2 juvenile-offenders between January 1 and October 10, 2019. This report is being published on the occasion of the 17th World Day Against the Death Penalty, which aims at raising awareness about the children as unseen victims of the death penalty. …

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