Tuesday , 21 August 2018

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Women Prisoners of Conscience Write Letter of Condolence to Human Rights Lawyer

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Following the sudden death of Homa Soltani, the 27-year-old daughter of imprisoned human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani, a group of women prisoners of conscience in Tehran’s Evin Prison wrote a joint open letter to convey their condolences.

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Four Afghan Citizens Scheduled to Be Executed

Iran Human Rights – Four Afghan citizens who were sentenced to death on the charge of “armed drug trafficking and the murder of a police officer” are scheduled to be executed at Birjand Central Prison in the next few days.

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Iran’s Authorities Should Denounce Threat to BBC Made in Iranian News Agency

CHRI – Mizan News Agency “Incites Violence Against Our Journalists” Says BBC

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State TV of Iran Must End Its Use of Families to Discredit Journalists, Dissenters

CHRI – State Broadcasts of Family Members Used to Silence Activists. Iranian authorities should immediately stop harassing and threatening the families of activists and journalists as a means to silence dissent and criticism, Human Rights Watch (HRW), the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) and Justice for Iran (JFI) said in a joint statement today.

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Local Authorities in Iran Say They Will Investigate Shooting Death of Protester in Karaj

CHRI – A judicial investigation is underway in Iran to determine how 26-year-old shopkeeper Reza Otadi died from a bullet wound during a protest rally near Tehran on August 3, 2018, according to local officials.

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