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A (Mostly) Man’s Account Of An Abusive Marriage Stirs Questions In Iran

RFL/RE – Officials including Iran’s vice president for women’s affairs have publicly questioned the state broadcaster’s motives in airing a married couple’s account of physical abuse and reconciliation, suggesting that the program risks normalizing violence against women and encouraging victims to stay in abusive relationships.

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German President Under Fire Over Iran Telegram

VOA — Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier came under fire over a congratulatory telegram sent to Iran on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution, with a Jewish community leader on Monday joining a chorus of criticism.

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Iran’s Foreign Minister’s Resignation is Related to Bashar al-Assad Visit to Tehran

Radiozamaneh – Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who had led the Iranian diplomacy team throughout the nuclear talks leading to the nuclear agreement between Iran, the P5+1, and the European Union wrote a short note on his Instagram page announcing that he is stepping down. Sources in Iran cite Zarif saying that the resignation is related to Bashar al-Assad visit …

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN: REVIEW OF 2018

Amnesty – This public statement documents the state of human rights in Iran during 2018, subdivided by key human rights themes. It is part of a regional review of the state of human rights in the Middle East and North Africa, which includes 18 other country entries.

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Iran: Annual report on the death penalty 2018

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – The 11th Annual Report on the Death Penalty in Iran, by Iran Human Rights (IHR) and ECPM, coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution of 1979. The Islamic revolution marks the start of an era where the death penalty became a “normal” part of the people’s everyday lives.

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