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Iran: Prisoner Executed in Public

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner was executed in public in the city of Ilam (northwestern Iran) on the morning of on rape charges. According to the state-run news agency ISNA, the execution was carried out on the morning of Thursday December 22.

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Rouhani Unveils Toothless Charter on Citizens’ Rights Without Path to Implementation

Iranhumanrights.org – Five months before his second term re-election bid, President Hassan Rouhani signed his government’s “Charter on Citizens’ Rights” on December 19, 2016. The announcement was touted as the fulfillment of a campaign pledge, but the document, which promises the “observance and advancement” of the rights afforded to Iranian citizens by the Constitution, is not legally binding and no …

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Lebanese-American Internet Freedom Advocate Starts Hunger Strike in Iran’s Evin Prison

Iranhumanrights.org – Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese-born U.S. permanent resident and internet freedom advocate who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran in September 2015 for “espionage,” has been on hunger strike since December 8, 2016 to protest his unjust sentence and the denial of medical and consular services. “He is innocent and wants to be released,” said his …

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Why does Rouhani suddenly want to ‘rename’ Iran’s currency?

Al-monitor – The Iranian government’s passing of a bill on Dec. 7 to change the national currency unit from the rial to the toman — equivalent to 10 rials — has triggered charges that the administration had not thoroughly studied the measure. The bill needs to be ratified by parliament and then approved by the Guardian Council to go into effect. AUTHOR Alireza Ramezani Despite the …

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Aleppo: High Point for the Iranian Venture in Syria

PayvandNews – For the time being, the Islamic Republic of Iran revels in the fulfilment of the “divine promise” embodied by its victory in Aleppo. The Pasdaran, or Guardians of the Revolution, have given their all for five long years. They have steadfastly supported Bashar al-Assad’s shaky army. They have mobilized and trained combat-ready auxiliary Syrian forces, imported thousands of …

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