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Iranian Judiciary Forbids Campaigners From Printing Rouhani’s Criticism of Revolutionary Guard

CHRI – Hardliners Working to Suppress Reformist Leader’s Endorsement of Rouhani Rouhani’s supporters campaigning for him at Tehran’s Vali Asr street on Thursday (photo by Islamic Republic News Agency) Since reformist leader Mohammad Khatami endorsed incumbent President Hassan Rouhani’s second-term election campaign, hardliners have been working to suppress the message, as well as Rouhani’s criticism of his powerful, hardline opponents, the Center for Human …

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U.S. Extends Iran Nuclear Sanctions Relief, Adds Other Sanctions

RFL/RE – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is extending sanctions relief for Iran that was granted under the 2015 nuclear agreement, while imposing new economic penalties over Iranian ballistic-missile activity. The State Department says it is telling Congress it will continue to waive sanctions on Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal. The decision comes just before the Obama …

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Khamenei: It does not matter who will become president, the winner is the regime

Al-arabia – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that it is not important who will become president after Iran’s presidential election on Friday. He believed it was only important that Wilayat al-Faqih system should win by raising the level of voter participation in the ballot. According to Iran’s Tasnim news agency, Khamenei stated in a speech on Wednesday, “In …

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Amensty – The health of jailed trade unionist Esmail Abdi has deteriorated following a hunger strike he started on 30 April in protest at the criminalization of peaceful trade unionists. He is a prisoner of conscience serving a six-year sentence in Tehran’s Evin prison.

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Iran refuses hospital transfer for jailed human rights defender on hunger strike for 40 days

Amnesty – The Iranian authorities must immediately transfer Atena Daemi, an imprisoned human rights defender, whose health has sharply deteriorated in recent days, to a hospital outside of prison so that she can receive the specialized medical care she requires, said Amnesty International. Atena Daemi, who has been on hunger strike for 40 days, has been coughing up blood, suffered …

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