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No Questions Asked in TV Coverage of Maduro’s Iran Tour

Iranwire – Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro arrived in Iran on Friday as part of a wider tour also set to take in Algeria and Turkey. The two governments signed a 20-year “strategic cooperation pact” covering the energy and finance sectors, as well as some “defense projects”. Both Maduro and Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi described the accord as the beginning of …

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Imprisoned labor activist Reza Shahabi goes on hunger strike

Iran-HRM – Reza Shahabi, a leading member of an independent trade union in Iran, who has been detained since May 12, started a hunger strike in protest at his continued detention. A board member of the Union of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (Sherkat-e Vahed), Shahabi was arrested on May 12. Intelligence Ministry officers arrested him shortly …

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26 Iranian Bahais sentenced to 85 years in prison

Iran-HRM – Twenty-six Baha’is living in Shiraz have been sentenced to a total of 85 years in prison, revocation of their passports, travel bans, and being sent to exile on charges of “assembly and collusion to disrupt the internal and external national security.” The verdict was issued in Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Shiraz, presided over by Judge …

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7 Prisoners at Risk of Amputation Punishment; Iran Human Rights Calls on Action by International Community

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Seven Greater Tehran Penitentiary prisoners are at imminent risk of having their four fingers amputated for theft charges. Iran Human Rights calls on the international community for urgent action to stop the implementation of these inhumane sentences. Iran Human Rights Director, Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam said: “Countries with diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran must …

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Baba Sabzi Executed for Drug Offences in Kermanshah

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Baba Sabzi, a Kurdish man sentenced to death for drug-related charges, has been executed in Kermanshah Central Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a Kurdish man was executed in Kermanshah Central Prison on 9 June. His identity has been established as 42-year-old Baba Sabzi who had been sentenced to death for drug-related charges …

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