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Free Iran’s Political Prisoners

CHRI – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has claimed that “no one under the Islamic Republic is pursued…for being opposed to the government” but that’s not true. In this video produced by the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), we consider the cases of some of the Iranians who have gone to prison for their beliefs. Find more information …

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Location of Baluchi Activist Arrested at Mass Rape Protest Concealed From His Family

CHRI – The location of detained Baluchi ethnic rights activist Abdollah Bozorgzadeh remains unknown three weeks after he was detained in the Iranian city of Iranshahr in Sistan and Baluchistan Province.

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Why only Khamenei can break deadlock over global watchdog blacklist

Al-Monitor – At its recent plenary meeting, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global group working against money laundering and the financing of terrorism, decided against removing Iran from its blacklist while continuing to waive its countermeasures until October. However, developments following the June 29 meeting indicate a serious likelihood that Tehran will approve legislation pertaining to its efforts to permanently exit the blacklist.

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Iran supreme leader’s top aide in Moscow to ‘deliver message’

Al-Monitor – “A very important visit” — that’s how Iran’s Foreign Ministry described Ali Akbar Velayati’s trip to Russia, where Velayati, the supreme leader’s foreign policy adviser, was expected to deliver messages from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani to the Russian president.

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Tehran MP Accuses His Peers Of Receiving Bribes

Radiofarda – Tehran’s outspoken representative to parliament, Mahmoud Sadeghi has accused his colleagues of receiving bribes to shelve a parliamentary motion aimed at investigating law violations at the capital city’s municipality.

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