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Joint Letter to President Rouhani: Stop Mr. Pourmahammadi’s Reappointment

HRW- Stop Mr. Pourmahammadi’s Reappointment Dr. Hassan Rouhani President Islamic Republic of Iran Your Excellency: On May 19, 2017 Iranian voters elected you to a second term as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The promises you made during the campaign to address human rights issues in the country energized many of Iran’s citizens. We, the undersigned human rights organizations, …

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Report: Iran Guard kills 3 terrorists, wounds 4 in north

Washington Post— Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that elite Revolutionary Guard forces have killed three terrorists and wounded four others in a clash in a border area in the country’s northwest. The Friday report said a Guard member was killed and another wounded in the clash that happened late Thursday. One terrorist was detained, the report said. IRNA did …

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Tehran Protests Kuwait Move To Expel Iranian Diplomats Over Alleged Terror Cell

RFL/RE – Iran threatened to reciprocate after Kuwait on July 20 expelled most of its diplomats, saying Kuwait’s accusations that Tehran was behind a terror cell in the country were “baseless.” “Iran’s strong objection has been communicated to Kuwait’s charge d’affaires. It was reiterated that Iran reserves the right to a reciprocal measure,” foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Telegram. …

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11 Christian Converts Issued Long Prison Sentences in Iran in Less Than Two Months in Sham Trials

CHRI – Judge Mashallah Ahmadzadeh on Sentencing Spree Since June 2017 The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the disturbing trend of arrests and imprisonment of Christians, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) said in a statement today. In less than two months, since June 2017, Judge Mashallah Ahmadzadeh of Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran has issued …

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UNESCO 2030 Educational Guidelines Scrapped by Iran Include Essential Protective Measures Against Child Abuse

CHRI – Religious conservatives in Iran began opposing the Rouhani government’s plan to implement the UNESCO agenda 2030 guidelines into the country’s educational system after a campaign was launched by hardliners to discredit it. Implementing educational guidelines from the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development could help prevent tragedies like the case of Atena Aslani, according to a sociologist and expert …

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