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Sepideh Gholian to Stand Trial Again Over State TV Reporter’s Complaint

iranwire.com – Imprisoned civil rights activist Sepideh Gholian is to stand trial again on Sunday, November 22 in Branch 24 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court. The young political prisoner, who is currently behind bars in Evin Prison, is due in court to answer a complaint by Ameneh Sadat Zabihpour, a correspondent for Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. Sepideh Gholian was arrested …

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Financial Criminals and Prison Guards Set Up Factories Behind Bars

iranwire.com – The following article is a narration from a prison inmate in Iran, published by IranWire as part of a collection of reports from convicts on their experiences behind bars. Here, an inmate at Greater Tehran Penitentiary describes an emerging capitalist system behind bars that beggars belief: one in which the poorest inmates, who take on labor duties in …

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Families of Slain November 2019 Protesters Commemorate Them Despite State Threats

Iran-HRM – On the first anniversary of the November 2019 protests, people in Iran commemorated the 1,500 people who were killed by the state forces last year.The families and friends of martyrs of the November 2019 protests held the ceremonies despite various restrictions imposed by the regime. In the last days of November, security forces were swarming the streets in …

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Soheil Arabi is in Political Prisoners’ Ward of Rajaishahr Prison

Iran-HRM – Soheil Arabi has been transferred to Hall No. 10 of Ward 4, the political prisoners’ ward of Rajaishahr Prison in Karaj. Political prisoner Soheil Arabi was sent to the political prisoners’ ward on Monday, November 16, 2020. He was previously being interrogated in Ward 2A of Evin Prison run by the IRGC Intelligence. He had been sent to Rajaishahr on Sunday, November …

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Christian Convert Zaman Fadaei Receives 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine

Iran-HRM – A month after an Iranian Christian convert was lashed for drinking communion wine, another convert, Zaman (Saheb) Fadaei, was lashed 80 times on Sunday for the same reason. The sentence was carried out on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Shahid Moghadas Court next to Evin Prison. Zaman Fadaei has been serving six years in prison recently reduced from ten …

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