Thursday , 19 September 2019

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Police Beat Arrested Lawyer with Heart Problems

HRANA News Agency – Hossain Mehrandish, judiciary lawyer, was arrested following the order of the judge in branch number 29, while he was defending his client. He who had heart failure following the tension was transferred to the hospital while being in police custody. At least one of the police officers hit the chest of this lawyer for no obvious reason. …

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Tehran Prosecutor Calls Hunger Strikes “Threats” Amid Mass Strike by Political Prisoners at Rajaee Shahr Prison

CHRI – “Prisoners must endure their punishment to the fullest” Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi has described hungers strikes undertaken by prisoners as “threats” that the judicial system will not “surrender to.” Dowlatabadi made the comments as more than a dozen political prisoners entered the third week of a mass hunger strike at Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj. …

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Reformist Iranian MP Calls for Judicial Investigation Into Imprisoned Journalist’s Worsening Health

CHRI – A member of the Iranian Parliament has called on the judiciary to investigate reports about imprisoned reformist journalist Ehsan Mazandarani’s deteriorating health after his wife publicly stated that he has been denied medical treatment despite being unable to keep food down. Reformist journalist Ehsan Mazandarani On August 23, 2017, Mazandarani’s wife, Maliheh Hosseini, tweeted that he had been “transferred to Evin Prison’s clinic in a …

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U.S. At UN Accuses Iran Of Smuggling Illegal Arms To Hizballah In Lebanon

RFL/RE – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has accused Iran of illegally smuggling arms to its ally Hizballah in Lebanon and sharply criticized the United Nations peacekeeping commander there for being “blind” to the activity. The commander, Major General Michael Beary, has rejected allegations by the United States and Israel that Hizballah is illegally stockpiling arms in the country. With the 10,500-member …

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Nuclear inspectors should have access to Iran military bases, US’s Haley

Al-Arabia – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley voiced concern on Friday that nuclear inspectors were not granted access to Iranian military bases, and she urged the International Atomic Energy Agency to use all its authorities to ensure Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal. ANALYSIS: Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons and regional domination “I have good confidence in the …

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