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Student Imprisoned for Refusing to Spy for Iran’s Intelligence Ministry Denied Visitation Rights

CHRI – Imprisoned for refusing to spy for Iran’s Intelligence Ministry, Hamid Babaei has been denied visitation rights at Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj, west of Tehran. “Today [July 26], like every other Wednesday, I went to [Rajaee Shahr] prison to visit my husband and was informed that he has been banned from receiving visits,” said his wife Kobra Parsajou in …

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Political Prisoners’ Letter to Foreign Ambassadors Who Went on Staged Tour of Evin Prison

CHRI – Editor’s Note: On July 5, 2017, dozens of foreign diplomats based in Iran went on a staged tour of Evin Prison designed to prevent any contact between the diplomats and political prisoners and inmates with legitimate grievances about the prison’s conditions. The following letter, a copy of which was obtained by the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), was written …

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Is the EU Pushing Back Against Trump on Iran?

PayvandNews – The European External Action Service (EEAS) has officially announced that the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will attend the inauguration ceremony of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on August 5. by Eldar Mamedov (source: LobeLog) EU’s High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini: “We will stay with JCPOA” (source: Iranian daily Jahan Sanat) According to …

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Iranian teams grab 16 titles in RoboCup 2017

PayvandNews – Iranian teams managed to scoop 16 titles in the biggest and most reputable robotic competitions in the world held this year in Japan’s Nagoya from 27 to 31 July.  After four days of intense competitions, Iranian robotic teams managed to win 16 titles in Japan’s RoboCup 2017 in the two junior and adult categories. Adult category In Rescue Simulation …

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Russia’s Gazprom, Iran’s OIEC sign deal over oil fields

PAyavdnNews – Russia’s Gazprom has signed a cooperation agreement with an Iranian company over the development of two major oil fields in western Iran.  The agreement was signed with the Oil Industries’ Engineering and Construction (OIEC), Iran’s IRNA news agency reported. The target oil fields would be Azar and Changuleh, Iran’s most recent discoveries located in the western province of Lorestan. …

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