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Trump Said Readying Temporary Bans On Refugees, Some Muslim Visitors

RFL/RE – U.S. media are reporting that President Donald Trump, starting on January 25, will order sweeping anti-immigration measures, including a temporary ban on refugees and suspension of U.S. visas for citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, and other Muslim countries. The ban on allowing refugees into the United States except for religious minorities escaping persecution is expected to last multiple …

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Tehran responds to letter from Netanyahu to the Iranian people

Iran’s Foreign Ministry responded to a letter from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed to the Iranian people, in which he said he “distinguishes between the Iranian regime and the people.” The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said at news conference on Monday that “Netanyahu ought to stop the massacres against the Palestinian people, and not talk about Iran, …

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Iranians Protest Against Broadcast Jamming, Point to Health Concerns

VOA – A rare protest by Iranians against their government’s use of broadcast jamming equipment is bringing global attention to growing concerns about the health impact of the practice. Dozens of residents of the southern Iranian city of Shiraz joined the protest January 9, rallying outside the headquarters of the governor of Fars province, of which Shiraz is the capital. Participants …

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Sweatshop Workers in Collapsed Building in Iran Left Without Jobs

Radiozamaneh – The 17-story building that collapsed on 19 Jan in Tehran, Iran, was home to 560 small business units, many of them repairing workshops and sweatshops. The workers who worked in the building are now left unemployed without benefits. The body of a victim is excavated from the collapsed building rubble and carried by firefighters. The Plasco building collapsed …

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Iran: Two Prisoners with Drug Charges in Imminent Danger of Execution

Iran Human Rights – Two prisoners are in imminent danger of execution in Karaj’s Ghezel Hesar Prison after they were transferred from their cells to solitary confinement. According to close sources, the prisoners were moved to solitary confinement on the morning of Monday January 23 in preparation for their executions. Close sources have identified the prisoners as Majid Askari and …

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