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Teachers’ Rights Advocate Writes Scathing Letter From Prison on Revolutionary Iran’s Failed Promises

iranhumanrights – Prominent teachers’ rights advocate Esmail Abdi has written a letter from Evin Prison strongly criticizing Iranian officials’ for their failure to uphold the promises of the country’s 1979 revolution.

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Iran’s Expediency Council Dragging Its Feet Over Fate of Religious Minority Candidates in Local Elections

iranhumanrights – Six months have passed and the Iranian government has still not resolved the dispute over the suspension of a Yazd City Council member, Sepanta Niknam, due to his Zoroastrian faith.

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Swedish Resident Who Tried to March Through Iran With Monarchist Flag Facing National Security Charges

iranhumanrights – On March 21, 2017, Kamran Ghaderi, an Iranian-born resident of Sweden, began walking from Stockholm toward Iran carrying the country’s pre-revolution national flag. In his Twitter bio he wrote that he was “walking to Iran for freedom.” 

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Iranian State Hackers Launched Attacks on Same Day Supreme Leader Issued Fatwa Forbidding Privacy Violations

iranhumanrights – On the same day that Iran’s supreme leader issued a religious ruling ordering the state to refrain from “violating the people’s security and domestic space,” state hackers used malware to access private user information, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned.

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Facing No Water by May, Iranians Protest for 2nd Day

voanews – WASHINGTON — Iran’s central province of Isfahan has seen a second consecutive day of street protests against water shortages, as lawmakers warned that millions of residents will have no tap water as soon as next month.

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