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Iranian Professor and Editor Convicted for Reporting on Child’s Death

Iranwire – A political science professor and a newspaper editor have been found guilty of “publishing false content” related to the death of Kian Pirfalak, a nine-year-old boy killed during the 2022 protests. Professor Sadegh Ziba Kalam and editor Mohammad Reza Saadi faced charges stemming from a report titled “Who Killed Kian” published in the Jahan Sanat newspaper.  The report said …

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The Perils of Being Heir Apparent in Iran

Iranwire – The death of Ebrahim Raisi, a prominent figure groomed as a potential successor to the 85-year-old Ali Khamenei, has dramatically altered the landscape of Iranian politics overnight.  However, Raisi is not the first candidate for Iran’s supreme authority to meet such a fate. Hossein Ali Montazeri: Removed from Power Two Months Before Possible Succession In the 45-year history …

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Narges Mohammadi Criticizes UN’s Memorial for Raisi

VOA – Narges Mohammadi, the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has criticized the United Nations’ planned memorial ceremony for Ebrahim Raisi, calling it “a commemoration of the executions and mass killings.” In a letter from Evin prison, she wrote, “When the governments of the world elevate a blatant human rights violator and butcher from Iran’s history to a position of honor, …

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The main contenders to replace Raisi in Iran’s snap presidential election

VOA – With a month to go before Iran’s snap presidential election to replace ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a May 19 helicopter crash, a clearer picture is emerging of other conservatives who may become the only approved candidates in the race. The Iranian government set the presidential election for June 28, with prospective candidates invited to register …

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The ICC’s War Crimes – Far from starving or deliberately killing civilians, Israel is doing more to protect the lives of the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip than any military has done to protect the lives of civilians in war zones in human history. The ICC’s goal in propagating this slander against the Jewish state is to criminalize the State of Israel …

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