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Debate over sterilizing homeless women addicts resurfaces in Iran

Al-monitor – Iran is in the grip of heated debate on whether homeless women who are addicted to drugs should be sterilized. The controversy began Dec. 27 after Shahrvand daily published images of homeless men and women sleeping in open graves in a cemetery near Shahriar, a small town in Tehran province. The story sent shockwaves across Iran and led …

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Iranian conservative, Reformist media jointly lash out at Trump’s planned visa ban

Al-monitor – Various news outlets reported on Jan. 25 that US President Donald Trump plans to sign executive orders to restrict immigration and also suspend visas for citizens of Iran and six other Middle Eastern and African countries — at least temporarily. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi In response, prominent Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti has announced that she has decided to boycott …

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Trump’s Muslim Ban is Real and Even Worse Than Imagined

PayvandNews – NIAC Action issued the following statement based on language of a reported Executive Order that President Donald Trump plans to sign. “Trump’s Muslim ban is real and even more draconian than many anticipated. Visa holders, dual nationals, and even green card holders from Muslim-majority countries may be barred indefinitely from the United States. Based on our analysis of …

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Ahmadinejad reneged on pact with Saudi, recalls Rafsanjani aide

Al-Arabia – Iranian website Jamaran published on Wednesday an interview with Ghoulam-Ali Rajai, former chairman and advisor to Iran’s former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died two weeks ago at the age of 82. In the interview, Rajai accused former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad quoting Rafsanjani of obstructing the agreement with Saudi Arabia. According to Rajai, Rafsanjani stressed, saying to …

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Four Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights –  On the mornings of Monday January 23 and Wednesday January 25, four prisoners were hanged in two different prisons on drug related charges. According to close sources, at least two prisoners were hanged at Karaj’s Ghezel Hesar Prison on January 25 on drug related charges. The prisoners have been identified as Majid Askari and Rahman Nourian. …

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