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Prominent Iranian Filmmaker Rasulof Released From Prison

Iranwire – Iranian authorities have released award-winning filmmaker Mohammad Rasulof after he spent more than six months in prison. Security forces arrested Rasulof in July last year after he criticized the government’s crackdown on protests over a deadly building collapse in the southwestern city of Abadan. There has been no official comment on the terms of the filmmaker’s release, but …

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Khamenei’s Conditional “Amnesty;” The Great Repentance

Iranwire – At the request of the head of Islamic Republic’s judiciary, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on February 4 agreed to pardon “tens of thousands” of prisoners, including some arrested in recent anti-government protests. The amnesty, which coincided with the 44th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, was described by human rights activists as a public relation “stunt.” In an earlier article, IranWire …

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Opposition Groups Rally in Paris Demanding EU List Iran’s Guards as Terrorist Group

VOA – Thousands of opponents of Iran’s ruling authorities rallied for a second day in Paris on Sunday to pressure European Union states to list Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization in response to a crackdown in the country. Tehran has been engaged in a violent crackdown on protesters since September, including carrying out executions, and it …

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IOPHR EVENT– “How to Stop the Global Threat of the Iranian Regime “

Shabtabnews – On the 8th February, IOPHR held an event at the UK parliament under the title of:  “How to Stop the Global Threat of the Iranian Regime”. The speakers at this event were Javaid Rehman – The UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Anna Firth MP – a Member of …

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Iran’s Raisi To Visit China For Economic Talks

RFL/RE – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will head to China within days for a three-day visit aimed at strengthening economic cooperation, state media reported on February 12. Raisi will set out for Beijing on the evening of February 13 in response to an official invitation by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Iran’s state news agency IRNA said. Both presidents met for …

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