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Iran’s Border Guards Kill Afghan Migrants In Sistan and Baluchistan

Iranwire – Iranian border guards have killed at least 11 Afghans who had illegally crossed into Iran, reports say. The carnage happened on March 11, when the border guards opened fire on a group of Afghan migrants who tried to reach the border town of Saravan in Sistan and Baluchistan province. The Baloch Activists Campaign, which covers news in the …

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Blinding As A Weapon (26): Dumped In An Alleyway After Being Shot, Tortured

Iranwire – As IranWire has reported, hundreds of Iranians have sustained severe eye injuries after being hit by pellets, tear gas cannisters, paintball bullets or other projectiles used by security forces amid a bloody crackdown on mainly peaceful demonstrations. Doctors say that, as of now, at least 580 protesters have lost one or both eyes in Tehran and in Kurdistan alone. …

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Blinken Welcomes Iran-Saudi Agreement

VOA – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed optimism Wednesday about the re-establishment of relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia. “If this agreement actually bears out, and particularly if Iran follows through on the commitments that it’s apparently made, again, that would be positive,” Blinken said during a news conference at Addis Ababa University during a visit to Ethiopia. …

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Iran: Child detainees subjected to flogging, electric shocks and sexual violence in brutal protest crackdown

Amnesty – Iran’s intelligence and security forces have been committing horrific acts of torture, including beatings, flogging, electric shocks, rape and other sexual violence against child protesters as young as 12 to quell their involvement in nationwide protests, said Amnesty International today. Marking six months of the unprecedented popular uprising in Iran, sparked by the death in custody of Mahsa …

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138 Executions in 75 Days: Iran Human Rights Warns of Sharp Rise in Drug Executions

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – At least 138 people have been executed in 2023 (two and a half months) in Iran. 88 of those were executed for drug-related charges. In the last fortnight alone (1-15 March), at least 29 people (an average of two a day) were executed in Iranian prisons. Iran Human Rights warns of the high number of …

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