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Student Activist’s Sentence Upheld for Holding Flight 752 Vigil

HRW – On October 25, lawyer Amir Raesian tweeted that Branch 36 of the Court of Appeals in Tehran upheld the one-year prison sentence his client student activist Zia Nabavi had received. Authorities are punishing Nabavi for his involvement in student organizations and his role in holding a vigil to honor the victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. Nabavi was convicted …

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Manouchehr Kazemi-Varmaleh Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Manouchehr Kazemi-Varmaleh, sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 3, raising the number of people executed at the prison that day to two. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on the morning of November 3. His identity has been established …

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40-year-old Man Executed in Mashhad

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – A man only identified as 40-year-old Abdullah was executed on murder charges in Mashhad Central Prison. According to Rokna, a man was executed in Mashhad Central Prison on the morning of November 3. His identity has been reported as 40-year-old Abdullah who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder. Abdullah was car mechanic prior to his arrest …

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At Least One Man Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – At least one man sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to Rokna, at least one man was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 4. His identity has only been revealed as Saeed who was sentenced to qisas for murder and had spent ten years on death row. Saeed was accused of …

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Iran marks US Embassy takeover amid soaring tensions

Al-monitor – A state-organized rally marking the 42nd anniversary of the takeover of the “den of espionage,” a turning point in US-Iran relations that set off a decadeslong cycle of escalation between the two sides, took place Nov. 4 in an area outside the former US Embassy premises in Tehran. The nationwide event was characterized by typical US flag-burning scenes and “Death to America” …

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