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Conservative Iranian Officials Outraged That Little Girls Were Allowed to Dance at Women’s Day Event

CHRI – Iran’s ultra-conservative prosecutor general has demanded that the organizers of a Women’s Day event in the capital city be punished for allowing little girls to dance on a stage.

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Woman Who Removed Headscarf in Public Sentenced to Prison as Supreme Leader Tries to Diminish Hijab Protests

CHRI -Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has described recent demonstrations in Iran against the country’s compulsory hijab law as “small and insignificant,” which raises the question of why people are being sentenced to prison for engaging in the peaceful protest.

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Father and Son Political Prisoners Kept on Death Row in Iran For Eight Years Despite Deteriorating Health

CHRI – Two prisoners of conscience who have been behind bars for nearly a decade in Tehran’s Evin Prison have been denied medical leave despite suffering from serious illnesses, a source with knowledge about their conditions told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).

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The Trial of Mr. Salas and an Evil Plot Against the Gonabadi Dervishes and their Spiritual Head, Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh

On 19th February  2018, a video clip was released online, showing a bus running over a number of people on the road, and resulting in the death of three police officers. This incident was blamed on a member of the Gonabadi Dervishes by the name of Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas. Another video clip was released around the same time, in which …

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As Economic Problems Pile Up, Iran Cautiously Weighs Changes/ AP

Radiofarda – In recent months, Iran has been beset by economic problems despite the promises surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers.

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