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Haley Says Will Seek UN Action on Iranian Protests

VOA – U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the world must not be silent in the face of political protests against the Iranian government and must help ‘amplify’ the protesters’ voices. VOA Correspondent Margaret Besheer has more from the United Nations. Watch Video    

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Iran: Investigate Killings of Protesters

HRW  – Iranian authorities should refrain from using excessive force, investigate the deaths during the current protests across the country, and remove arbitrary restrictions on internet access, Human Rights Watch said today. So far, the official news channels of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) have confirmed the deaths of at least 21 people including two security officers during …

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A Report on the Medical Situation of Political Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj where in recent months has been the scene of the crisis caused by the pressures on the political prisoners and their mass strike, despite the passage of time, continues to face other challenges, such as lack of proper nutritional and medical treatment.

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Iran’s Severely Disrupted Internet During Protests: “Websites Hardly Open”

CHRI – For the first time since the mass protests of 2009, the Islamic Republic of Iran has imposed tighter than usual restrictions on internet access to curb the distribution of images, videos and reports about the nationwide protests that began on December 28, 2017. The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned that internet access in Iran …

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Iran’s Government Must End the Violence and Allow Peaceful Protest

CHRI —The Iranian government and state security forces should immediately end their violent crackdown on the nationwide protests that have so far led to the deaths of at least 21 people, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) said in a statement today. The government must respect the Iranian people’s right to freedom of assembly and expression guaranteed under …

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