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Iranian Hardliners Dream of China’s Internet Model

Radiozamneh – The Speaker of the Iranian parliament warned experts not to express their views and opinions on the consequences of the so-called “Protect the Rights of Users in Cyberspace And Organize Social Media” bill. Despite the widespread criticism and opposition to the bill from the public, on July 28, the Iranian parliament voted to review the plan under Article 85 …

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Musician Marjan Farsad’s New Song Pays Tribute to Iranian Political Prisoners

CHRI – Iranian American musician and songwriter Marjan Farsad released a new song today about political prisoners in Iran, a country where people are jailed for peacefully exercising basic human rights such as free speech. Produced by the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), Farsad’s newly released Persian-language song, “Mahtab” (Moonlight), is dedicated to two of her friends who were imprisoned in Iran …

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Arsalan Karimi Executed on Drug Charges in Isfahan

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Arsalan Karimi who was sentenced to death on drug-related charges has been executed in Isfahan Central Prison. At least 61 people have now been executed on drug charges in 2021. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Isfahan Central Prison on the morning of August 2. His identity has …

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Mohammad Hassan Eghdami and Ebrahim Afrashteh Executed in Qom

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Co-defendants Mohammad Hassan Eghdami and Ebrahim Afrashteh who were sentenced to death on drug-related charges, have been executed in Qom Central Prison. At least 60 prisoners, including a woman, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Qom Central Prison …

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Hassan Rouhani’s Iranian Presidency Has Been an Abject Failure – [W]ith the Iranian economy on its knees and the country facing further international isolation, Mr Rouhani finds himself leaving office with his reputation in tatters and the ruling Islamic regime facing a desperate battle for survival. Mr Raisi’s victory in Iran’s indisputably rigged elections in June should be seen not so much as a victory for the country’s …

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