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Ayatollah Nekounam in Critical Health Condition in Prison

HRANA News Agency – The general health condition of Ayatollah Nekounam, critic clergy who is imprisoned in Saheli prison of Qom, has deteriorated again. Despite facing pain in kidney, eye sore that is the result of kidney infection and rise of blood sugar, authorities are preventing him from being transferred to prison clinic. According to the report of Human Rights Activists …

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Juvenile Offender Faces Execution in Iran

Iran Human Rights –  According to the Iranian state-run news agency, Rokna, a juvenile offender identified as Farshid, 22, is facing execution after he was sentenced to death at the age of 16 for the charge of murder. There is no information available at this time regarding where Farshid is detained. Farshid reportedly told the judge that he was a child …

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Reformist Politician: President Rouhani Must Stand Up to Supreme Leader Khamenei’s Hardline Policies

CHRI – Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s ongoing public criticism of President Hassan Rouhani is “rooted in the fact that the leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran does not recognize the people’s vote,” a reformist politician and former political prisoner told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “However, the state’s elected portion, with its massive popularity, should resist attempts …

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Azeri Rights Activist Imprisoned Despite Posting Bail One Year Ago Begins Hunger Strike

CHRI – Siamak Mirzaei, an Azeri ethnic rights activist, started a hunger strike on June 25, 2017 in Tehran’s Evin Prison to convince judicial authorities to end his yearlong legal limbo, a source close to the family told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “A year ago, a preliminary court sentenced Siamak to 10 years in prison and two …

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Rouhani faces unprecedented attack by Iranian hard-liners

Al-monitor – On June 23, Iranian hard-liners once again attacked moderate President Hassan Rouhani, but this time was different. A group of hard-liners approached the president and chanted harsh slogans while he was marching in the streets to mark International Quds Day. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi Every year, Iranians take to the streets on the last Friday of the month of Ramadan …

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