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ANALYSIS: The challenge of constituting ‘right’ policy toward Iran

Al-Arabia – After months of speculations, finally President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear dealformally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Case Re-Opened Ahead of UK Foreign Secretary’s Meeting With Iranian Officials

CHRI – The Mother of a Toddler Has Been Serving a Five-Year Prison Sentence Since 2016 Already serving a five-year prison sentence on trumped-up espionage charges in Tehran’s Evin Prison, Iranian British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is now facing the prospect of more time behind bars.

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Tehran International Book Fair Features Anti-Baha’i Literature by State-Funded Groups

CHRI – State-funded publishers at Iran’s May 2018 Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) were permitted to offer dozens of books disparaging the Baha’i faith, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. 

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Iran: Little Progress to Show UN on Disability Rights

CHRI -Iran is facing a looming deadline to present its response to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) a year after the UN body gave the Iranian government three recommendations for upholding and protecting the rights of the country’s disabilities community.

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Iran maneuvers around gaps to preserve interests in Syria

Al-Monitor – President Donald Trump’s May 8 decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has caused international debate on Iran to be mostly focused on the implications of the US move — including the future of the nuclear deal. Yet given the recent and ongoing developments in Syria amid Iran’s active involvement there, the potential of …

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