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Iran: One Prisoner Executed in Western Iran

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner was executed at Yasuj Central Prison on murder charges. According to IRIB News Agency, on the morning of Tuesday September 26, the execution of a prisoner who was charged with murder was carried out at Yasuj Central Prison. The prisoner was identified as M., 27 years old, who had run over a person with his …

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Iranian Teachers’ Rights Activist Facing 14 Years Behind Bars for Peaceful Advocacy

CHRI – Imprisoned teacher’s rights activist Mahmoud Beheshti-Langroudi is facing 14 years behind bars in Iran after the confirmation of his latest prison sentence, his son told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). On September 25, 2017, Beheshti-Langroudi’s lawyer received notice that Branch 36 of the Appeals Court upheld a five-year prison sentence issued against the activist for the …

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Political Prisoner Atena Daemi Denied Major Surgery After Authorities Insist on Keeping Her Cuffed

CHRI – Imprisoned children’s rights activist Atena Daemi has been denied a major operation after demanding that the authorities fulfill their promise to allow her to receive the surgery without handcuffs and with a family member in attendance. “According to the doctors, she needs to be operated on immediately,” her mother, Masoumeh Nemati, told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “I can’t …

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Former KRG PM emerges to shake up Kurdish politics

Al-Monitor – As referendum frenzy engulfs Iraqi Kurdistan, a prominent Iraqi Kurdish politician has been busy putting together a coalition of dissidents, leftists, secularists and Islamists in hopes of challenging the main ruling parties in the oil- and gas-rich region. The new Coalition for Democracy and Justice, whose diverse members are campaigning for good governance and accountability, intends to challenge the …

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IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Yukiya Amano

PayvandNews – The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says Iran has been providing the UN nuclear watchdog with all the necessary access it requires to monitor Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the inspection process is going on smoothly. In a Tuesday interview with Reuters, Yukiya Amano, reiterated that Iran is in compliance with the provisions …

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