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UN, Rights Groups Call On Iran To Stop Execution Of Man Convicted Of Murder As Teen

RFL/RE – United Nations rights officials joined Amnesty International in urging Tehran to stop the scheduled execution of an Iranian man who was convicted of raping and killing a child when he was a teenager.

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How Iran Protests Play into Middle East Power Struggles

VOA  — “Part of me is feeling hope,” said Arash Azizi, a New York University researcher, far from his home in Iran. “We see the rising up of the downtrodden.”

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One Difference Between 2009 vs 2018 Iran Protests? 48 Million Smartphones

VOA – In 2009, the world watched as Iranians marching in the streets turned to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook to organize and share information.

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Possible new U.S. sanctions on Iran over its crackdown on antigovernment protests

RFL/RE – A senior U.S. administration official says the United States is considering imposing new sanctions on Iran over its crackdown on antigovernment protests, which have led to clashes between demonstrators and security forces and left at least 22 people dead.

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The Hard-Liner Tehran Blames For Igniting Iran’s Protest Anger

RFL/RE – Once he decided to publicly address the antiestablishment unrest that’s been roiling Iran since late last month, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on January 2 blamed foreign “enemies.”

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