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Iran Executions: At Least 10 Prisoners Scheduled to Be Executed

Iran Human Rights – At least ten prisoners, most of whom charged with murder, were transferred to solitary confinement at Rajai Shahr Prison. According to a close source, on the morning of Sunday, February 4, at least ten prisoners were transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison. The prisoners, most of whom are sentenced to death on murder charges, will be executed …

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Iranian Hardline Cleric Says Protesters Should be Sentenced to Death

CHRI – A Friday prayer leader in Tehran has called for the death penalty to be issued to citizens who participated in the weeklong protests that erupted across Iran in December 2017. “In our theology, the ruling against those who pour into the streets in opposition to a just Islamic ruler, cause fires or kill people… is death,” said Ayatollah …

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Shirin Ebadi: Bill That Restricts Protests to Designated Areas in Iran Adds “More Limits” to Freedom of Speech

CHRI – A proposed bill aimed at designating public spaces in Iran for protests will lead to “more limits” on the people’s right to voice their demands, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “No one would attack rallies without a green light from the state,” the Iranian human rights defender told …

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Amnesty – Iranian Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi has been on hunger strike since 27 January in protest of being sentenced to death after a grossly unfair trial that followed four months of enforced disappearance. He has been transferred to solitary confinement in reprisal. His conviction and sentence violate international law and must be quashed. Read the report in English: …

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How Iran sees Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria

Al-Monitor – The Turkish military operation in Afrin against Kurdish fighters has sparked different reactions among various parties involved in Syria, based on how each actor interprets the goals and implications of Ankara’s unilateral move. While the United States has appeared to be against the operation, especially given Washington’s support for the Kurdish forces fighting under the banner of the …

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