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Strong Quake Shakes Iran; No Immediate Reports of Deaths

VOA – A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck southeastern Iran on Friday, injuring at least 42 people and destroying several homes in an area where most people live in villages of mud-walled homes. State media said no deaths had been reported. Debris caused by an earthquake is seen in Ravar, Kerman province, Iran, in this picture obtained by Reuters …

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Iran’s Child Soldiers in Syria

HRW – No Excuse for Sending a 13-Year-Old to War Tara Sepehri Far A fighter stands amidst the ruins of buildings near the Clock Square in Raqqa, Syria October 18, 2017. Picture taken October 18, 2017. © 2017 Reuters “How old are you?” the interviewer asks. “Thirteen,” replies the boy, in uniform. “Thirteen years – thirteen years old!” the interviewer …

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Evin Prison’s Clinic Refusing to Treat Atena Daemi

Herana News Agency – While social networks in recent days are reporting and following the status of Alireza Rajaie, a former political prisoner whose illness led to advanced cancer due to lack of attention from prison authorities, and in spite of the fact that the judiciary’s spokesman does not admit their responsibility for such deficiencies, Atena Daemi, for the similar …

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Iran: 10 Prisoners Hanged on Murder Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Ten prisoners were hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison on murder charges Wednesday November 29. According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday November 29, ten prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison. Most of these prisoners, who were transferred to solitary confinement in a group of 13, were convicted of murder and sentenced to …

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Iran’s Parliament Should Pass Pending Disability Rights Bill

CHRI – New Law Needed to Protect Rights of Iran’s Long-Neglected Disability Community New legislation currently pending in the Iranian parliament will, if passed, strengthen the basic rights of Iran’s persons with disabilities community. The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) marks the upcoming International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, by urging Iranian lawmakers to pass this …

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