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Iranian Poet Chaharmahalian to Serve Suspended Sentence

Iranwire – An Iranian court has ordered the execution of a suspended prison sentence handed to poet and civil activist Atefeh Chaharmahalian. Chaharmahalian, a former board member of the Iranian Writers’ Association, was arrested in Tehran on October 3 last year amid nationwide protests against the country’s clerical establishment. She was initially incarcerated in Tehran’s Evin prison and subsequently given …

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Khamenei Lectures Athletes on Iranian values

Iranwire — Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei discussed the importance of sports in promoting Iranian values and culture, as he met with medalists of the Asian and Asian Para Games. During the meeting on November 22, Khamenei reiterated his call on Iranian athletes to refuse to compete against Israelis, calling them “representatives of a criminal and terrorist regime.” He commended the …

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Iranian University Students Boycott Class to Protest Security Measures

Iranwire – Students at the Faculty of Psychology of Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University have decided to boycott classes to protest the security measures recently put in place by the university’s administration. According to Iran’s Union of Student Councils, the students refused to enter the classrooms on November 21, vowing to defend their “most fundamental rights.” On November 20, independent student sources, …

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Iranian Activist Ronaghi Faces New Charges

Iranwire – Former political prisoner and civil activist Hossein Ronaghi says he has been summoned by the Iranian judiciary to face new accusations. On November 21, Ronaghi posted an image of the summons on the social media platform X, accompanied by a caption stating: “I have been summoned to Branch 1 of the Evin Prosecutor’s Office regarding new charges and …

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Iranian Journalist Shokrani Faces New Legal Case

Iranwire – Maryam Shokrani, the economic editor of Iran’s Shargh newspaper, has announced that a new legal case was filed against her. Shokrani said on Instagram on November 22 that the case was referred to Branch 1058 of the Culture and Media Prosecutor’s Office “without investigation.” The journalist also said she hadn’t been given a chance to present her defense. …

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