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Iran: Three Child Offenders Executed

HRW – Iran executed at least three child offenders across the country in January 2018, Human Rights Watch said. Iran should immediately and unconditionally end the use of the death penalty for crimes committed by children under age 18, and move toward a complete ban on capital punishment. On January 4, authorities in Karaj prison executed Amirhossein Pourjafar for the …

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90% Of Tehran Wetlands Dry Out Aggravating Tehran’s Pollution

Iran-hrm -Masoud Bagherzadeh Karimi, Director of the Environment Organization’s Wetland Ecosystems, said 90% of the Salahieh and Allahabad wetlands in southern Tehran had dried out. “The drying of these wetlands has become a source of dust for Tehran. This could be a major threat for Tehran and aggravate Tehran’s pollution problem”, he said. “Unfortunately, more than 90 percent of the …

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Iran: No Report On Detained Young Activist After Days

Iran-hrm – There is no news available on civil activist Ghasem Heydari, 30, residing in Ahwaz, who was Kidnapped on February 1st, 2018. According to his friends, the state security forces placed a plastic hood over his head and violently whisked him to their car. There is no information available on his whereabouts.

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Iran Executions: The Newlywed Bride’s Case; A Review

Iran Human Rights –  Last week a juvenile offender named Mahbubeh Mofidi, who was sentenced to death on the charge of murdering her husband, was executed at Noshahr Prison. The so-called “17-year-old newly-wed” was the third juvenile offender executed in January 2018. According to a close source, on the morning of Tuesday, January 30, Mahbubeh Mofidi was hanged at Noshahr …

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Imprisoned Iranian-American Art Dealer Accuses IRGC of Judicial Interference

CHRI – Karan Vafadari: “I don’t think we will be justly treated unless there is greater and more effective international pressure.” Karan Vafadari Arrested After Obtaining Legal Order to Force IRGC to Vacate His Building” In a new letter from Evin Prison, Iranian-American art dealer Karan Vafadari has accused Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of pressuring the judiciary to …

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