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UN committee flags Iran over human rights

alarabiya -A UN committee on Tuesday urged Iran to cease enforced disappearances and the widespread use of arbitrary detention and has expressed serious concern about severe limitations on freedom of thought, conscience and religion or belief. The General Assembly’s human rights committee approved the measure by a vote of 85 in favor, 35 against and 63 countries abstaining. The assembly …

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Iran: Nine Prisoners Executed

Iran Human Rights -Iranian authorities executed at least nine prisoners. Eight of the prisoners were reportedly hanged on drug related charges. On the morning of Sunday November 13, three unidentified prisoners were reportedly hanged at Rasht’s Lakan Prison (Gilan province, northern Iran) and six prisoners were reportedly hanged at Urmia’s Darya Prison (West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran). According to the …

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Baha’i Businesses Shuttered Across Iran in Ongoing Persecution Campaign

Iranhumanrights.org – Dozens of businesses in Iran owned by members of the Baha’i faith have been indefinitely shut down by the authorities after some owners closed their establishments to honor the birthdays of two of the faith’s holiest figures. “We have done nothing wrong, but we know that the closure of Baha’i businesses on this scale throughout the country isn’t …

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Iranian Officials Ignore Demands of Eight Ailing Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Iranhumanrights.org – At least eight political prisoners are currently on life-threatening hunger strikes in Tehran and Karaj to demand better conditions and reviews of their unjust prison sentences. Even though at least one political prisoner in Iran has died as a result of his hunger strike, judicial officials have not only ignored the worsening conditions of the hunger strikers, but …

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Trump Presidency and Iran’s Domestic Politics

PayvandNews – Ever since the 2009 Iranian elections, when I suggested in my writings and interviews that fraud was involved, a supporter of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad takes delight in sending me emails regarding events and information that in his mind prove me wrong about the electoral fraud. I hadn’t heard from him for a while but, sure enough, …

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