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Authorities Move To Intimidate Steel Workers; More Than Ten Arrested

Radiofarda – As protests continue at a steel plant in Ahvaz, security forces have arrested more than ten worker activists overnight.

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Bipartisan Bill To Target Entities That Deal With IRGC

RFL/RE – A bipartisan bill has been introduced in US congress targeting companies and entities linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Western media have reported.

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Rohani Vows Women To Be Allowed In Iranian Stadiums, FIFA Chief Says

RFL/RE – FIFA chief Gianni Infantino says Iranian President Hassan Rohani has assured him that women will soon be allowed to attend soccer matches in the country, although it could “take a bit of time.”

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Notorious ‘Butcher’ Prosecutor Sentenced To Two Years

RFL/RE – The former prosecutor-general of Tehran, Said Mortazavi, was officially sentenced February 28 to two years in prison for his role in the 2009 deaths of student protestors while at a detention center near the capital. Mohsen Rouholamini, 25, a computer engineering graduate, was one of the many students arrested while protesting the controversial re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad …

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Iran: Another Detained Protester Lost His Life Under Torture

Iran-HRM – Taleb Basativand, a student at Ilam University who was arrested during the recent protests earlier this year and was transferred to an unknown location, was murdered under torture in Ilam prison. Taleb Basativand, was once arrested by law enforcement agents during the uprising of January. He was temporarily released on bail. Subsequently, on February 18, the regime intelligence …

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