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Top Iranian Officials Targeted in French Criminal Complaint

Iranwire – A criminal complaint was filed with Paris prosecutors on September 14 against an Iranian minister and the top commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its elite Quds force for “death threats and justifying terrorism.” The case against Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib, IRGC commander-in-chief Hossein Salami and Quds force head Esmail Qaani refers to public threats …

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Young Man Killed in Iran for Calling for Protest

Iranwire – Iranian security forces have shot and killed a young man who had called on people to “participate in a protest rally,” a human rights organization reported. The human rights website Hengaw said that Hamed Bagheri lost his life on the evening of September 13 in Karaj, near Tehran, after being hit by four bullets.  The man had been …

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Jailed Iranian Teacher Hospitalized in Critical State

Iranwire – Jafar Ebrahimi, a teacher imprisoned in Iran for more than a year, has been urgently transferred to hospital due to his rapidly deteriorating physical condition, the country’s Teachers Union says.  Ebrahimi was arrested on April 30, 2022, and subjected to prolonged periods of solitary confinement. On September 3, he was transferred from Tehran’s Evin prison to Ghezelhesar prison …

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Mahsa Anniversary: Security Presence Beefed Up in Iranian Cities

Iranwire – Military forces and police officers have reportedly been deployed in Tehran and other Iranian cities ahead of the first anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death, as residents complained about the widespread disruption of internet services.  According to a reporter from Shargh newspaper, the presence of armed military personnel has significantly increased in the main streets of several cities across …

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US House’s Bipartisan Measures Target Iran Over Woman’s Death, Missile Program

VOA – The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved measures Tuesday targeting Iran for its human rights record and placing restrictions on the country’s ability to import or export its expanding arsenal of weapons. The measures would impose a series of sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader, president and other individuals as Washington seeks to further punish the Islamic Republic ahead of the …

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