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Three Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Three prisoners were reportedly executed at Darya, Urmia’s central prison, on drug related charges. According to a report by the human rights news agency, HRANA, the prisoners were hanged on the morning of Wednesday August 2 in the West Azerbaijan province (northwestern Iran). HRANA identifies the prisoners as Farhad Mansouri, Shoaib Hatami, and Darvish Monzemi. These …

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Two Prisoners Executed on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Two prisoners were executed at Salmas Prison (west Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran) on drug related charges. According to close sources, one of the prisoners, identified as Sami Mamadi, was hanged on Monday October 31. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, the other prisoner, identified as Iraj Hamedi, was hanged on Tuesday November 1. The human rights …

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Editor Who Exposed Corruption in Tehran Municipality Remains Detained Despite Vindicating Evidence

Iranhumanrights.org – Tehran MP Voices Support for Yashar Soltani. New information has seriously challenged the credibility of the charges against Yashar Soltani, who was detained and charged with “spreading lies” and “gathering classified information with the intent to harm national security” after he published an unclassified letter exposing wide-spread corruption in the Tehran Municipality. Tehran City Council member Ahmad Hakimipour, …

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Iranian architects win ‘Aga Khan’ Award for Tabiat (Nature) Bridge

PayvandNews – Iranian architect Leila Araghian and Alireza Behzadi won the UAE’s prestigious Aga Khan Award for Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge that connect two parks separated by a highway in northern Tehran. Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge in Tehran, Iran (photo by Sina Ahmadi) see more photos The Aga Khan Award for Architecture established in 1977 is given every three years to projects that …

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‘Parsijoo’ most used search engine in Iran after Google

PayvandNews – Iranian search engine ‘Parsijoo’ is the most used search engine in Iran after Google, head of the Steering Committee of the project ‘Domestic Search Engines’ said Monday. Alireza Yari, head of the Steering Committee of the project ‘Domestic Search Engines’ told Mehr News correspondent on Monday that Iranian internet citizens are slowly moving toward using domestic search engines more …

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