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Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh; 8 Years of Torture and Harassment in Prisons

HRANA News Agency – Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh, 55, Baluch Sunni political prisoner, after eight years of imprisonment in exile in the Central Prison of Ardabil, is held without leave and medical treatment for the diseases such as; “asthma, swelling and scarring of the lungs” with coughing up blood. In his referring to the prison clinic, he was told that he …

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Senate Panel Backs New Sanctions on Iran

VOA -A Senate panel has overwhelmingly approved new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile program, the first move to punish Tehran since a landmark nuclear accord went into effect.

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Iran: Women Face Bias in the Workplace

HRW  – Laws and policies that discriminate against women interfere with Iranian women’s right to work, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Women confront an array of restrictions, such as on their ability to travel, prohibitions on entering certain jobs, and an absence of basic legal protections. The 59-page report, “‘It’s a Men’s Club’: Discrimination Against Women in Iran’s …

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U.S. Treasury Eyes More Sanctions On Iran, Reviews Aircraft Sales

RFL/RE – The U.S. Treasury chief told Congress on May 24 that he is looking for ways to increase sanctions on Iran, including by reviewing licenses the Treasury previously granted to Boeing and Airbus to sell aircraft to Iran. “We will use everything within our power to put additional sanctions on Iran, Syria, and North Korea to protect American lives,” …

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Iran Claims Third Underground Missile Production Site Built

VOA  — An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has built a third underground facility designated to produce ballistic missiles. The semi-official Fars news agency on Thursday quoted the chief of paramilitary’s airspace division, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, as saying the force will “continue to develop our missile capacity” and that U.S. concerns over the country’s …

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