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After Years of International Condemnation, Iran Revises Penalty Policy

CHRI – After years of being pressured by the UN and other rights groups to reduce the country’s high execution rate, Iran’s Parliament has passed an amendment to the Law Against Drug Trafficking that could save thousands of prisoners currently on death row. “After the Parliament addressed one of our objections and clarified some ambiguities, the Guardian Council deliberated and approved the measure,” the …

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“Help Me Gain the Freedom I am Legally Entitled To,” Pleads Hunger-Striking Political Prisoner

CHRI – The life of one of Iran’s longest serving political prisoners, Mohammad Nazari, could “end in tragedy” due to a prolonged hunger strike, a source with knowledge about the case told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).

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Surging imports wipe out Iran’s trade surplus

Al-Monitor — Economic growth is generally generated by four sources: increasing private consumption, expanding private investment, higher government consumption and investment, and more exports. At present, when it comes to the first three, there is no potential for picked up economic output in Iran. Although efforts have been made to increase private investment, the data still show that Iran is faced with …

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Audit orders former Iranian President Ahmadinejad to return $1.1bn to treasury

PayvandNews – A top Iranian state audit agency says it has found the country’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad responsible for causing as much as $1.1 billion in damages to national wealth through imports of unauthorized gasoline as well as unsettled sales of hydrocarbon products to domestic clients.

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French defense minister: Iran engaged in destabilizing ballistic and regional activities

Al-Arabia – France wants to take action to tackle Iran’s missile program and “destabilizing” behavior, but believes scrapping the 2015 nuclear deal would help hardliners and be a step towards future war, France’s defense minister said on Friday.

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