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Qods Force Commander Soleimani Defends Khamenei

RFL/RE -Those who publicly criticize Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei betray the Islamic Revolution and its founder, Ayatollah Khomeini, says Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force Major General Qassem Soleimani.

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CHRI Calls For UN Investigation Into Deaths In Custody

Iran’s judiciary is “fully responsible” for the death of an Iranian-Canadian citizen who died while in police custody, the New York based NGO Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has said in a statement. University professor and environmental activist Kavous Seyyed-Emami was arrested January 24 along with several other activists. Seventeen days later, Seyyed Emami’s son, Ramin, tweeted the …

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Round-Up Of Environmentalists Continues With The Arrest Of A Top Official

RFL/RE – Mahmoud Sadeqi, an outspoken member of the Iranian parliament says that the deputy chief of Iran’s Department of Environment, Kaveh Madani, has been arrested.

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‘Not Believable’: Friends Of Iranian-Canadian Activist Discount ‘Suicide’

RFL/RE – Academics in Iran and rights activists are calling for a serious and transparent investigation into the death of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmental activist Kavous Seyed-Emami in prison. Four academic societies related to political science, sociology, peace studies, and cultural studies made the call in an open letter to President Hassan Rohani published on February 12. Iran’s judiciary says …

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Iran: Speaking Swedish, acting North Korean

AL-Arabia – For the past decade February, part of which coincides with the month of Bahman on the Iranian calendar, has been marked by febrile political activities in Iran under the Khomeinist regime. February 1 marks the anniversary of the late ayatollah’s return to Tehran after 16 years in exile.

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