Saturday , 28 November 2020

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Iranians Ignore “Extensive Lockdowns”

iranwire.com – On Sunday, November 22, “extensive lockdowns” across many cities and provinces in Iran entered a second day. And yet photographs and videos posted online show that the public has not paid much attention. As with other restrictive measures introduced by the National Coronavirus Taskforce, Iranians have largely ignored the rules. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, who is also the …

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Iran’s Overseas Propaganda: London, Gateway to the World

iranwire.com – A peculiar trait of cruel regimes down the centuries has long been their obsession with image. The most brutal, authoritarian and unaccountable of states pay a level of attention that borderlines on the obsessional to not merely how they are viewed by their own citizenry, but also by other states and powerful actors on the international stage. Nowhere is …

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The United States stands in solidarity with all Iranians who bravely stood up to the Iranian regime.

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement from the US department of state US expressed its solidarity with all Iranians who bravely stood up to the Iranian regime. The United States stands in solidarity with all Iranians who bravely stood up to the Iranian regime and protested a year ago. The rights of all Iranians must be respected. https://t.co/tiw92aUnmk pic.twitter.com/nk6EFA54lb— Department …

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Deputy Health Minister Accuses His Boss of Incompetence and Resigns

iranwire.com – On the evening of Friday, November 20, news broke that Reza Malekzadeh, Iran’s deputy minister for health research, and Ali Nobakht Haghighi, the newly-appointed secretary of the Coronavirus Advisory Council, had both resigned. News of the abrupt departures quickly gave way to political infighting. In an already febrile atmosphere following arguments over next year’s presidential election, various political …

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Babak Asadi: A Young Protester Who Died Eight Years After Police Assault

iranwire.com – On November 9, 2020, a video was posted online that showed a middle-aged woman from Iran, talking about her son. She introduces herself as Shamsi Khamse, mother of Babak Asadi, a young man who became a casualty of the 2009 protests. This is the first time his name has come to light in connection with the tumult that engulfed Iran that …

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