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IRGC Commander: 185 Basijis Injured in Suppressing Protests

Iranwire- The commander of Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Mohammad Rasouloullah Brigade has announced that 185 Basij soldiers were injured during the “mission” to suppress protests in Tehran during the 12 days since nationwide demonstrations erupted after the murder of Mahsa Amini in morality police custody. A previous commander of Mohammad Rasouloullah Brigade, Hossein Hamedani, played a decisive role in …

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Abadan Journalists Call for End to Violence and Release of Colleagues

Iranwire – A group of journalists has released a joint statement calling for “an end to street crackdowns on vulnerable people” and condemning “violence” against defenseless citizens. The statement’s signatories also demanded the immediate and unconditional release of journalists who have reported on economic deprivation in Khuzestan, sparking protests on issues from water shortages to the Metropol building collapse. The …

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Journalist Mehrnoosh Tafian Among Latest Iran Arrests

Iranwire – With the spread of Iranian people’s protests in different cities, news of the arrest of a large number of citizens who joined or participated in popular protests have been published. According to IranWire, on Sunday, September 27, 2022, a young woman named Sara Fereshteh Saniei was arrested and taken to an unknown place after security forces raided her …

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Azerbaijani Activists Express Solidarity with Iranian Protesters

VOA – A group of women’s rights activists in Azerbaijan staged a protest Tuesday in central Baku to express solidarity with demonstrators in Iran angered by the death of a young woman held by authorities for improperly wear a head scarf. The activists, gathered in front of the “Free Woman” statue in Baku, burned the effigy of Iranian leader Ali …

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Vahid Afkari, Iran, Write for Rights 2022 Case Card

Amnesty – Case card for Vahid Afkari’s Write for Rights campaign View Report in English DOWNLOAD PDF

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