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Iran to reciprocate US measures against IRGC: Foreign Minister

PayvandNews – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran will take reciprocal measures against a potential “strategic mistake” by US President Donald Trump to designate the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.  “If American officials make such a strategic mistake, the Islamic Republic of Iran will take a reciprocal measure,” Zarif said on Monday, adding, “Some measures …

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Iranian Court Suspends Zoroastrian City Councilor

RFL/RE – A Zoroastrian city councilor in Iran has been suspended from his position, highlighting an emerging battle over the rights of the country’s religious minorities to run for office. Sepanta Niknam, a member of the city council in the central city of Yazd, was suspended temporarily by a branch of Iran’s Administrative Court of Justice, council chief Gholamali Sefid said …

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As Trump Challenges Iran Nuclear Deal, Those in Tehran Worry

VOA — As U.S. President Donald Trump threatens the Iran nuclear deal, those living in Tehran feel that an accord they have yet to benefit from may already be doomed, hardening their skepticism about America. Trump is set to deliver a speech on Iran this week in which he is expected to decline to certify Iran’s compliance in the landmark 2015 …

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World Day Against the Death Penalty: 435 Executions in Iran

Iran Human Rights –  Since January 2017, at least 435 people, including 5 juvenile offenders, have been executed according to Iran by Iran Human Rights (IHR) Death Penalty Research Section. At least 219 people have been executed for drug offences so far in 2017. We celebrate this year’s “World Day Against the Death Penalty”, October 10, as the bill for the …

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Labor Activist Dies From Cancer Left Untreated in Iranian Prison

CHRI – Labor activist Mohammad Jarrahi has died from thyroid cancer that was left untreated while he was held as a political prisoner in Iran’s Tabriz Prison, his former lawyer, Naghi Mahmoudi, told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “Judicial officials were negligent in preventing treatment for his thyroid cancer and caused it to get worse,” said Mahmoudi. “The …

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