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Lawyer Mohammad Najafi Denied Medical Treatment 22 Days After Heart Attack in Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Imprisoned lawyer and human rights defender, Mohammad Najafi, suffered a heart attack on August 1 and has so far been denied medical furlough or treatment outside the prison despite official promises. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, Mohammad Najafi, a lawyer and human rights defender suffered a heart attack in Arak Central Prison …

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The Arts and Human Rights: Introducing the “Sweet Destiny” Album and Film

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Pioneering Iranian alternative rock band, Kiosk have released a new musical film and album titled “Sweet Destiny.” Based on a historic 1853 photograph of a public execution by cannon fire in Iran, it is the first professional Farsi language album or film of its kind to be dedicated to the subject of the death penalty. …

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Iran authorities embarrassed by hacked CCTV prison videos

Al-Monitor – A hacker group is releasing surveillance footage from the very inside of Iran’s notorious Evin prison in what seems to be an unprecedented cyberattack against the Islamic Republic’s heavily guarded jail system. The group identified as “Ali’s Justice” has been releasing the videos since Sunday, promising to feed the media even more. The videos show moments of extreme abuse, with …

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Iran judiciary orders investigation into prison abuse

Al-Monitor – Iran’s Judiciary Chief Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei ordered an investigation into abuses at Evin Prison after leaked videos were published online and in foreign media. His letter to Mohammad Montazeri, the prosecutor general, ordered a report to be presented “without delay about the behaviors of the officers with prisoners.” A hacker group calling itself “Ali’s Justice” claims to have hacked the video cameras inside …

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U.S. Envoy Raises Doubts About Tehran’s Intent To Come Back To 2015 Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE – The U.S. special envoy for Iran says Washington has started to question whether Tehran is still willing to return to full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, which imposed significant restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions. “We don’t know if Iran’s intent remains to come back into compliance with the JCPOA as …

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