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300 protesters reportedly remain in jail during Iran’s massive pro-reform protests

Reuters – The Iranian authorities have released most of the people arrested during December’s anti-government protests but around 300 remain in jail facing charges, Iran’s interior minister said on Tuesday.

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300 Iranian Women’s Rights Advocates Voice Support For Protests, Demand Equality

CHRI – More than 300 Iranian women’s rights’ activists have expressed support for the recent anti-government protests in Iran and demanded an end to state policies that discourage women from entering the workforce.

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Iranian Pastor’s Wife Sentenced to Five Years in Prison For “Acting Against National Security”

CHRI – Judge Ahmadzadeh Has Sentenced 16 Christians to Prison In Less Than A Year Shamiram Isavi, the wife of Victor Bet Tamraz, who formerly led Iran’s Assyrian Pentecostal Church, has been sentenced to five years in prison..

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Iranian-Kurdish Activist Sentenced to Death Says He Was Wrongfully Convicted of Drawing a Weapon

CHRI – Iranian-Kurdish political activist Ramin Hossein Panahi will appeal the death sentence he was issued on January 25, 2018, by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan Province.

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Iranian Sunni Cleric Faces Travel Restrictions: “It All Comes Down to Intolerance”

CHRI – Regardless of how much he attempts to cooperate with Iran’s Muslim Shia government, the country’s highest-ranking Muslim Sunni cleric, Molavi Abdolhamid Ismaeelzahi, continues to be subjected to travel restrictions.

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