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Union Leader Receives Unofficial Warning To Return to Prison or Lose $140,000 Bail

Iranhumanrights.org – Labor rights activist Jafar Azimzadeh has been told that he must return to Evin Prison in Tehran by January 13, 2017 or his guarantor will lose 450 million tomans ($140,000 USD). However, an informed source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that Azimzadeh will not abide without an official summons. “Mr. Azimzadeh has not personally …

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Iranian-American “Completely Isolated” in Iran’s Gorgan Prison

Iranhumanrights.org – Iranian-American political prisoner Reza (Robin) Shahini is being held in adverse conditions with dangerous criminals in Gorgan Prison, 186 miles northeast of Tehran in Golestan Province, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has learned. “Reza is facing a lot of discrimination and hardship and the prison officials justify it because he’s accused of national security crimes,” …

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Imprisoned Activist Faces New Charges After Filing Complaint About Revolutionary Guards

Iranhumanrights.org – Iranian civil rights defender Atena Daemi, who is serving a seven-year prison sentence in Tehran’s Evin Prison for her peaceful activism, has been slapped with new charges after filing a complaint against the Revolutionary Guards for using excessive force. “After my daughter was detained [to start her prison term], she and her father filed separate complaints against the …

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Will Iran’s next Oscar-winning film be in Spanish?

Al-monitor – Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s latest project is a Spanish-language film set in rural Iberia and starring Spain’s most celebrated acting couple: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. The film, not yet titled, will be Farhadi’s second production outside his native Iran. In 2013, he wrote and directed “The Past,” a drama shot in France. It starred French-Argentine actress …

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US allows more Iran exports, training Iranians

PayvandNews – The US Treasury Department has loosened exports of authorized medical devices as well as agricultural goods to Iran as well as the training of Iranian health professionals by Americans. The US Treasury Department says it has amended transactions restrictions on Iran to allow the exports of authorized medical devices and agricultural commodities to the country. A statement by …

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