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Imprisoned Journalist Begins Hunger Strike on Hospital Bed

Iranhumanrights.org – Hospitalized political prisoner and prominent reformist journalist Issa Saharkhiz began a hunger strike on October 2, 2016, to convince the authorities to grant him conditional release. “My father is legally eligible for conditional release for medical reasons and has served more than half of his prison term. That’s why he has gone on a hunger strike,” his son, …

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Tax exemption to incentivize tourism investment in Iran

PayvandNews –  Iran will grant years of tax exemption to both domestic and foreign businesses and individuals as an incentive for ramping up investments in its tourism sector, Deputy Economy Minister Mohammad Khazaei said on Sunday. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the square was constructed between 1598 and 1629 “The tax exemption [strategy] has been envisaged for a period of …

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“We have our own reading of human rights.”

Radiozmaneh – Sadeq Ardeshir Larijani, head of the judicial system of Islamic Republic of Iran: “We have our own reading of human rights.” Cartoon by: Assad Binakhahi

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Iranian Women Athletes Excluded from Bodybuilding

Radiozamaneh – Head of Iran’s Bodybuilding Federation announced that women bodybuilders and their four male coaches who arranged for them to participate in international competitions have been suspended. The federation adds that it will adhere to the ruling of the court in this matter. Mizan Khabar the official website of Iranian judiciary reported last week that a number of what …

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Iran Agrees On New Model Energy Contract, Hopes To Boost Foreign Investment

RFL/RE – Iran’s state oil producer, National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC), has signed a new model investment contract with an Iranian firm. The contract with the Persia Oil and Gas Industry Development Company is seen as a template for contracts that Tehran hopes will attract foreign investors back to Iran’s oil and natural gas sectors and boost production after years …

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