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  • Iran’s Regime and the Death Sentences of Protesters

    On Thursday, an international campaign forced the Iranian regime to temporarily halt its death sentences for three men who participated in the nationwide Iran protest last November. The sentences had been upheld by the regime’s Supreme Court two days earlier, leading to widespread protests on social media. A Persian hashtag

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  • Iran Executes Several Prisoners in July

    ” By Pooya Stone The Iranian regime executed two Kurdish prisoners in the central prison of Urmia on Tuesday on the intentionally vague charge of waging war on God (Moharebeh). Diako Rasoulzadeh and Saber Sheikh Abdollah were arrested in 2014, subjected to a year of torture by agents in the

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  • Iran Political Prisoner Forced to Watch Executions As Form of Torture

    By Pooya Stone Iranian political prisoner Narges Mohammadi has spoken out about the horrific psychological torture that she is suffering in Zanjan Prison, forced to hear and watch the executions of prisoners. Mohammadi, the former representative and vice president of the League of Human Rights Defenders in Iran told this

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  • Iran Human Rights Abuses in May

    By Jubin Katiraie At the end of every month, the Iran Human Rights Monitor (HRM) produces a report into the human rights abuses in Iran over that month and then we produce a summary. In May, the main human rights concerns were the heightened persecution of political activists, the use

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  • Iran: Details released of 304 deaths during protests six months after security forces’ killing spree

    20 May 2020, 07:07 UTC Amnesty International has released details of the deaths of 304 men, women and children killed by Iran’s security forces during last November’s ruthless crackdown, six months after the protests. The organization found that more than 220 of the recorded deaths took place over just two

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  • Editorial, Hello friends, As the chairman of the board of the US Foundation for Liberty and Human Rights, I am delighted to have the opportunity to briefly talk to you. I hope that in this worldwide pandemic, you are taking care of yourself and your family by following the health

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  • Names of Iranian Prisoners Killed by Security Forces in Riots

    By Jubin Katiraie More Iranian prisoners killed by security forces in Ahvaz during prison riots over the coronavirus have been named by human rights sources. Here are the names of some victims: Mohammad Salamat Shahin Zuhairi Amin Abiat Sajjad Abiat, who was shot on March 30 in Sepidar Prison and

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  • Iran: Prisoners killed by security forces during COVID-19 pandemic protests

    9 April 2020, 08:51 UTC Around 36 prisoners in Iran are feared to have been killed by security forces after the use of lethal force to control protests over COVID-19 safety fears, Amnesty International has learned. In recent days, thousands of prisoners in at least eight prisons around the country

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  • Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Increases to 13,000 in 231 Cities

    3/29/2020 Death toll for Coronavirus in 231 cities across Iran has risen to 13,000. The number of victims in Alborz is 520, in Gilan 1,300, in Mazandaran 1,030, in Hamadan 290, in Semnan 90, in Khorasan Razavi 1070, in South Khorasan 33, and in Hormozgan 33. Today a spokesman for the

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  • Iran’s Regime Expels Doctors Without Borders That Sought to Help Coronavirus Patients

    On 22 March the official website of the MSF wrote that: “The international medical humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), sent a 50-bed inflatable hospital and an emergency team of nine people to Isfahan, the second-worst affected province in Iran, to increase hospital capacity for treating patients critically ill from

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