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Chief Justice Mohseni Ejei Signals an Even Bleaker Future for Human Rights

Iranwire – By decree of the Supreme Leader, Iran officially appointed Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the head of the judiciary on Thursday, July 1, 2021. During his nearly 40-year career in the Islamic Republic, Mohseni Ejei has held various positions of responsibility in the Ministry of Intelligence and the judiciary, at the same time having links with figures and groups …

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Iran-Based Dissidents Urge Biden to Get Tougher on Iranian Rights Abusers

VOA – Prominent Iran-based dissidents are urging the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden to do more to hold Iranian officials accountable for wide-ranging rights abuses, in order to show Iranians the United States cares about their plight.  The former Iranian political prisoners, Abbas Vahedian Shahroudi and Mohammad Nikbakht, made the appeals via video messages from Iran to a conference at Washington’s …

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Iranian presidential selection paves new path for nuclear extortion

washingtonexaminer.com – Following a performative election on June 18, Iran will have a new president: the hard-line Ebrahim Raisi. Raisi’s rise will likely mean a different nuclear negotiating team after August in Vienna, where Iran and six world powers, including the United States, are working to revive the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Despite the new leader’s rhetorical support for nuclear …

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Biden Wants to Leave the Middle East, But He’s in a Vicious Bombing Cycle in Iraq

politico.com – President Joe Biden is starting to do what every administration talks about but never manages to really do: Get U.S. forces out of the Middle East. His administration has removed Patriot missiles from the region, curtailed B-52 shows of force against Iran, and is preparing to bring home U.S. aircraft carriers after decades of dangerous Gulf deployments. In …

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Can Republicans In Congress Stop Biden’s Negotiations With Iran?

iranintl.com – Biden Administration officials have indicated they could be only weeks away from returning to a JCPOA-like deal with Iran. That return would immediately provide the Iranian regime with access to around $90 billion in foreign exchange reserves currently frozen by U.S. sanctions, and would permit Iran to freely export oil and petrochemical products, allowing the regime to generate …

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