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Some University Students Still Detained a Month After Iran’s Protests Despite Officials’ Claims

CHRI – Contrary to Iranian official’s claims that all the university students who were detained in connection with Iran’s December 2017 protests have been released, some remain in custody without access to legal counsel. “It is not correct to say that all of them have been freed,” a Tehran University student activist who asked not to be identified told the …

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How do Iran’s ‘corrupt networks’ operate?

Al-Monitor – On Jan. 28, at an event celebrating 50 years of capital markets in Iran, the head of the Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, publicly stated, “The formidable power of illegal stakeholders on Iran’s economy has rendered reforming the economy difficult.” These illegal stakeholders, who have also been referred to as shady interest groups, are most accurately described …

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Growing Demand For Referendum On Iran’s Ruling System

RFL/RE – Fifteen prominent Iranians from cultural and political spheres inside Iran and in exile have signed a statement calling for a referendum on the theocratic ruling system in the Islamic Republic. The group of civil rights activists, lawyers, film directors, a Nobel laureate, and current and former political prisoners demanded a nationwide referendum held under the supervision of the …

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Iran: Political Prisoner’s Mother And Sister Arrested In Front Of Evin Prison

Iran-HRM – Masoumeh Nemati and Hanieh Daemi mother and sister of political prisoner Atena Daemi were arrested today in front of Tehran’s Evin Prison.

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Iran: Political Prisoners In Critical Conditions On 4th Day Of Dry Hunger Strike

Iran-HRW – Today, February 13, marks 11th day of hunger strike which has been switched to dry since four days ago, launched by political prisoners Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee. They are in critical conditions and their lives are in danger. Monday, February 12, 2018, Mr. Hossein Daemi gave news that his daughter, Atena Daemi, and her fellow inmate, Golrokh …

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