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Imprisoned Iranian Activist Taken To Hospital Following Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says

RFL/RE – Iranian activist Farhad Meysami has been taken to the hospital following a two-week hunger strike protesting the threatened execution of Swedish-Iranian doctor Ahmedreza Djalali, according to Meysami’s lawyer. Lawyer Mohammad Moghimi wrote on Twitter on May 21 that Meysami’s condition was worsening and that his life was in danger.SEE ALSO:Amnesty Says Swedish-Iranian ‘Hostage’ At Risk Of Retaliatory Execution By Tehran …

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Iran’s ‘Spider Killer’ is Re-Dramatised Two Decades After Original Documentary

Iranwire – Over the last 20 years, there have been multiple incidents of serial killings in Iran that were striking not just for the horrific nature of the crimes involved, but for how they were received by the Iranian public. Among them have been Gholamreza Khoshroo, 32, known as the “Night Bat”, who raped and murdered nine women before finally being …

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IRGC Colonel Shot Dead in Tehran

Iranwire – A colonel in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps was shot dead in Tehran by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike, state media reported on Sunday.  In a short statement on the killing of Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei, the IRGC blamed “the anti-Revolution and agents affiliated with global arrogance”. Khodaei was shot five times while sat inside his unarmored Pride …

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Esmail Shahbakhsh Executed for Drug Offences in Zahedan

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Esmail Shahbakhsh, a Baluch man sentenced to death for drug offences, was executed in Zahedan Central Prison.  According to Hal Vash, a Baluch man was executed in Zahedan Central Prison on the morning of May 21. His identity has been reported as 50-year-old Esmail Shahbakhsh who was sentenced to death for drug-related charges. Esmail Shahbakhsh …

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Ayat Ghasemi-Delfani Executed for Drug Charges in Karaj Penitentiary

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Ayat Ghasemi-Delfani who was sentenced to death for drug offences and murder, has been executed for the drug-related charges in Karaj Penitentiary.  According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Karaj Penitentiary on May 18. His identity has been established as Ayat Ghasemi-Delfani who was sentenced to death for drug-related …

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