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Iran: Five Prisoners Executed

Iran Human Rights –  Four prisoners were reportedly hanged at Isfahan Central Prison, and a prisoner was reportedly hanged at Chabahar Prison. According to close sources, on the morning of Monday July 17, four prisoners were hanged at Isfahan Central Prison. Iran Human Rights has obtained the identities of two of the prisoners: Saeed Diyagar, charged with 800 grams of heroin, …

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Married Women in Iran Still Need “Permission” to Travel Abroad Under Amendment to Passport Law

CHRI – An amendment proposed by the Iranian Parliament’s Women’s Block to the country’s Passport Law does nothing to ease state restrictions on married women’s ability to independently travel abroad, a legal expert told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “The proposed amendment still gives the authorities the power to decide whether married women can leave the country or …

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Pro-Rouhani Journalist Tortured by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Acquitted of Anti-State Charges

CHRI – More than two years after his arrest and torture by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), reformist journalist Farzad Pourmoradi, a supporter of President Hassan Rouhani, has been acquitted of the charges laid against him. In a post on his Facebook page on July 12, 2017, Pourmoradi said he had been acquitted of “propaganda against the state,” “assembly and …

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Activists push Rouhani to appoint women ministers

Al-monitor — A central part of President Hassan Rouhani’s campaign for re-election ahead of Iran’s May 19 balloting focused on addressing the demands of female voters. Emphasizing women’s rights more than any other candidate, the moderate Rouhani promised Iranian women equal employment opportunitiesand access to better services if elected to a second term. Now, women expecting the president to fulfill his promises have launched various …

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Iran military warns against IRGC sanctions

Al-monitor – As US President Donald Trump again, on July 17, certified that Iran has been in compliance with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers and waived nuclear-related sanctions on the country, a war of words is developing between the two sides over non-nuclear sanctions. Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, contributed to the war with a …

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