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Iran’s Parliamentary Committee Blocks Security Agencies’ Attempts to Significantly Delay Death Penalty Amendment

CHRI – A Parliamentary committee in Iran has blocked an attempt by security agencies to delay for a year a parliamentary vote on an amendment that could drastically reduce death penalty sentences for drug-related crimes. “Unfortunately, some security and government agencies wrote a letter requesting that the final vote be delayed for a year,” Hassan Norouzi, a member of Parliament …

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Iranian Navy Trains Laser on U.S. Chopper, Turns Spotlight on American Ship: U.S. Navy

VOA  – An Iranian military vessel trained a laser on an American helicopter that was accompanying three U.S. military ships in the Strait of Hormuz, Navy officials said Wednesday. Straits of Hormuz Commander Bill Urban, spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, said the Iranian vessel, which came within 730 meters of the USS Baatan assault ship, acted in an …

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Iranian actress Golab Adineh wins Brooklyn’s Best Artistic Achievement Award

PayvandNews – Golab Adineh won the Best Artistic Achievement Award at the 20th Brooklyn International Film Festival, for her acting in ‘Abji’ (The Sis), directed by Marjan Ashrafizadeh. Abji experienced its ninth international presence in the competition section of Brooklyn International Film Festival. The film went on screen twice in Brooklyn, attracting the attention of the international jury for Golab Adineh’s …

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Iran: Murderers of a Baha’i Citizen Released on Bail Despite Confession to Murder

iranhr – Iran Human Rights, June 15, 2016: According to a stetement by the Baha’i International Community (BIC), “the two murderers of Mr. Farhang Amiri, a Baha’i who was stabbed to death in September 2016 in Iran, have been released on bail after having confessed to killing him because of his faith”.

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Human Rights Lawyer: Iran’s Response to Terrorist Attacks Could Lead to Major Rights Abuses

iranhumanrights -The arrests by Iranian security forces of dozens of suspects with alleged links to the terrorist group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) could result in extrajudicial retaliatory actions against innocent individuals.

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