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Iran: Three Executions On Murder Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Two prisoners were executed, one at Kerman prison and another at Tabriz Central Prison. The total number of the executions in Urmia on Tuesday has increased to two. Execution of Prisoner in Kerman According to a report by ISNA and the deputy of Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office for Central Kerman Province, a prisoner who was charged …

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Europeans Intensify Lobbying to Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

VOA – Iranian diplomats say they expect President Donald Trump to abandon the international deal restricting Tehran’s nuclear activities. They are intensifying their lobbying of European governments, especially the signatories to the agreement, France, Britain and Germany, hoping they can dissuade the U.S. administration from repudiating the agreement. And in the event the U.S. repudiates the deal, then Tehran is urging …

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Iran bans oil products shipment to Iraqi Kurdistan, will hold joint military drills with Iraq

PayvandNews – Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development has warned companies against shipment of oil products to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan “until further notice,” Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday.  The decision is in line with Tehran’s series of measures in response to a referendum held in the semi-autonomous region on possible secession from Iraq which has drawn international …

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Landmine Victims Denied Compensation as Border Regions Remain Plagued by Remnants of Iran-Iraq War

CHRI – An attorney representing people maimed by mines in Iran’s border regions says the victims are not only entitled to damages under the country’s Islamic Penal Code, but could also qualify for funds set aside by the Interior Ministry’s Article 2 Commission for wounded veterans. Hossein Ahmadiniaz told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on September 27, 2017 …

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Former Sunni MP: Rouhani Government Failing to Uphold Minority Rights Despite Supreme Leader’s Call

CHRI – The situation of Iran’s Sunni Muslims has not improved since Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei pointed out in a sermon that minorities are constitutionally protected from discrimination, a former Sunni member of Parliament told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).  “The supreme leader’s response gave Mr. [Hassan] Rouhani a very good opportunity to take steps towards eliminating discrimination …

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