Tuesday , 10 December 2019

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The Economy of the Suppression of Gas Protests in Iran

Radiozamaneh – Iran is facing the most brutal suppression in its recent history which started with lowering of gasoline subsidies, ended up in widespread protests and riots and subsequent crackdown. But what is the economy behind it; what went wrong economically? A driver in the vehicle holding a slogan that says: “hiking gasoline prices three folds in one night is …

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Top UN Human Rights Official: “Clear Violations” of International Norms on Use of Force in Iran and “Serious” Human Rights Violations Against Protestors

CHRI – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet issued statement on December 6,  in which she “expressed alarm” over the Iranian government’s violent response to the protests that broke out across the country after the government’s November 15 announcement of a steep gas price hike, stating that there were “clear violations of international norms and standards on the use of …

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Iran: Man Hanged at Yazd Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A prisoner was hanged at the central prison of the central Iranian city of Yazd for murder charges Thursday. According to Baluchi Activists Campaign, prisoner Abdossatar Dehmordeh was hanged at Yazd Prison on December 5, 2019. He was sentenced to death for murder charges four years ago. Out of the 110 people who were executed …

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Iran: Prisoner Hanged in Zahedan City

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A prisoner was hanged at the central prison of the Iranian southeastern city of Zahedan Wednesday.  According to HRANA, prisoner Elias Notizehi, 27, was hanged on Wednesday, December 4, at Zahedan Central Prison, Sistan and Baluchistan province. He was sentenced to death for murder around three years ago.  Out of the 110 people who were …

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Is Iran’s long-serving speaker retiring from politics?

Al-Monitor – For weeks, speculation had been rife that Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani was deliberating whether to run for reelection, and on Nov. 30, he officially declared that he will not participate in the Feb. 21 parliamentary vote. Larijani has been speaker for 11 years, and his decision strengthened theories that he was setting his sights on becoming Iran’s next president. It took him less than …

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