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Anti-Vaxxers Invoke Ghasem Solemani at Tehran Protest

Iranwire – On Sunday, September 12, 2021, a group of Iranians opposed to mandatory vaccination staged a protest in front of the Interior Ministry building in Tehran. Group members carried homemade placards that read “No compulsory vaccination” and also “No to domestic vaccines, no to foreign vaccines! We have the vaccine of Imam Kazem!” Imam Kadhim was the seventh Shia Imam, …

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Young People Prosecuted in Dezful for Guitar-Playing Video

Iranwire – A group of young people in Dezful, Khuzestan are being prosecuted for taking part in a music video. The Sol-la music group, which includes children, released a video several days ago in which they played and sang songs together at the historic Saniei Residence, a local history museum in Dezful. This minor artistic activity was apparently not to …

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What Should the World Expect of Gifting Afghanistan to Fundamentalists? – The Taliban, by trying to introduce themselves as “moderate,” also appear to be playing “good cop, bad cop” regarding Islamic State Khorasan Province (IS-K), presumably to get international support and recognition. The West should be skeptical. As long as the Taliban and other terror groups, whether Shi’ite or Sunni, have not changed ideologically, they will remain a significant …

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Iranian Wrestler Navid Afkari Inspires a Generation One Year After Execution

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A year has passed since protester and wrestler, Navid Afkari was executed after being denied due process, tortured to make false confessions, and subjected to a grossly unfair trial. Iran Human Rights considered his execution to be unlawful and a criminal act, and called for action beyond just condemnations by the international community. A year on, Iran Human Rights reiterates …

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Evin Political Prisoners Protest Security Measures

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Political prisoners in Evin Prison staged a protest against security measures and called for ban on security institutions’ involvement in political cases. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a number of political prisoners in Ward 8 of Evin Prison staged a protest against security measures on September 10. Speaking to IHR, an informed …

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