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Listen to Ailing Political Prisoner Saeed Shirzad “Before It’s Too Late,” Warns Lawyer

Iranhumanrights.org – The lawyer of political prisoner Saeed Shirzad, who was hospitalized on January 12, 2017 after more than one month on hunger strike with his lips sewn shut, has warned that his client won’t give up until his demands are met. “Saeed Shirzad is in a dangerous and worrying condition,” Amirsalar Davoodi told the Campaign for Human Rights in …

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Iranian Women Arrested for Riding Motorcycle; Video Fuels Backlash

VOA – Iranian police have arrested two women for riding a motorcycle in a western city – an incident that went viral when images appeared online and sparked a social-media backlash against the country’s political and religious authorities. Two Iranian women riding a motorcycle in Dezful. (source: video posted on Iranian investigative journalist Masih Alinejad’s Facebook) State news agency IRNA said the two …

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Members of the European Parliament demand the immediate release of human rights activists Arash Sadeghi and Ali Shariati

IOPHR -After the meeting between members of international organisation to preserve human rights (IOPHR) with MEPs Tunne KELAM, and Lars ADAKTUSSON the following press release was issued by the two MEPs within eppgroup  demanding the immediate release of human rights activists Arash Sadeghi and Ali Shariati.: Following the current reports on the critical condition of Arash Sadeghi and Ali Shariati, two Iranian …

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Tillerson Backs ‘Full Review’ Of Iran Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state says he supports a “full review” of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which the incoming president has previously pledged to renegotiate or scrap altogether. Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson said during a January 11 confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he would recommend …

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Will Iran’s Alliance With Russia Last?

VOA – At Tuesday’s funeral in Tehran of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a key figure in the 1979 Islamic Revolution who later pushed for reconciliation with the West, reformist mourners not only chanted for the release of hunger-striking rights activists held in Iranian jails but also called for an end to their country’s burgeoning alliance with Moscow. Video clips posted on …

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