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Baha’i Businesses Shuttered Across Iran in Ongoing Persecution Campaign

Iranhumanrights.org – Dozens of businesses in Iran owned by members of the Baha’i faith have been indefinitely shut down by the authorities after some owners closed their establishments to honor the birthdays of two of the faith’s holiest figures. “We have done nothing wrong, but we know that the closure of Baha’i businesses on this scale throughout the country isn’t …

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Iranian Officials Ignore Demands of Eight Ailing Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Iranhumanrights.org – At least eight political prisoners are currently on life-threatening hunger strikes in Tehran and Karaj to demand better conditions and reviews of their unjust prison sentences. Even though at least one political prisoner in Iran has died as a result of his hunger strike, judicial officials have not only ignored the worsening conditions of the hunger strikers, but …

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Trump Presidency and Iran’s Domestic Politics

PayvandNews – Ever since the 2009 Iranian elections, when I suggested in my writings and interviews that fraud was involved, a supporter of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad takes delight in sending me emails regarding events and information that in his mind prove me wrong about the electoral fraud. I hadn’t heard from him for a while but, sure enough, …

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“Life+1 Day” Receives Best Film Award At Geneva Festival

PayvandNews – “Life+1 Day” by Iranian director Saeid Rustai has won the best film award at the 22nd Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans, which was held in the Swiss city from November 4 to 12. “Life+1 Day” Director: Saeed Roustayi Writer: Saeed Roustayi Stars: Peyman Moaadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar Watch the trailer The movie is about a young …

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Russian Delegation Discusses Defense, Energy Deals In Iran

RFL/RE – A delegation from Russia’s upper house of parliament has been meeting with senior officials in Tehran for talks aimed at expanding ties in the defense and energy sectors following a nuclear deal with world powers. Federal Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko met separately with Iranian President Hassan Rohani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on November 14, the final …

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