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Iranians protesting water crisis killed in southwest Khuzestan province

Al-Monitor – Iran’s southwest region has been rocked by four consecutive nights of protests over access to clean drinking water. According to activists, three people have been killed so far in the oil-rich region of Khuzestan, which is home to a sizable ethnic Arab minority.  According to Human Rights news agency, the protests have been centered in the cities of Susangerd …

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Two Killed in Crackdowns on Khuzestan Water Protests

Iranwire – over the ongoing water crisis took place in at least 17 different cities in Iran’s Khuzestan province on Sunday night. Videos and images posted online showed thousands of people marching through the streets, amid a heavy security presence. Last night protests broke out in the cities of Susangerd, Shush, Hamidiyeh, Al-Baji, Mahshahr, Shushtar, Abadan, Shadegan, Lali, Ahvaz, Karkheh, and Shavour. …

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Militia officials: US drone destroys militia truck in Syria

washingtonpost— A U.S. drone attack targeted a truck for an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria on Sunday, destroying the vehicle without causing any casualties, two Iraqi militia officials said. The attack came amid increasing tensions in the region between the U.S. military and Iran-backed Iraqi militias in recent weeks. The Americans have targeted militants who used drones and rockets to …

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Inmates in the women’s ward of Evin are contracting Covid-19

Iran-HRM – There have been reports of a Covid-19 outbreak in Evin Prison’s women’s ward. According to reports from Iran, inmates in the women’s ward of Evin Prison are contracting the Covid-19 disease. Those tested positive are locked up in a room and not attended to.   Sadra Abdoallahi, whose wife Aliyeh Motallebazadeh is imprisoned in the women’s ward of Evin, published …

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At Least 2 Prisoners Transferred for Execution in Rajai Shahr Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – At least two prisoners on death row for murder have been transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, at least two men were transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions in Rajai Shahr Prison. They were sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for …

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