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Iran Focus

London, 16 Aug - Amnesty International called on the Iranian Regime to halt the execution of a man who was sentenced to death as a juvenile.

Mehdi Bohlouli was just 17 when he was sentenced to death by an Iranian criminal court in November 2001 for fatally stabbing a man during a fight, according to the human rights group.

Bohlouli’s execution was due to take place on Wednesday August 16. As this story was filed in the early hours, it is not known if Amnesty’s calls for a stay of execution was successful.

Iran Focus

London, 12 Aug - Iran has arrested six people for attempting to teach Zumba classes to children, which the totalitarian Regime equates to an attempt to "change lifestyles".

Four men and two women have been charged for their choice in excercise, which the Iranian Sporting Federation described as "rhythmic motions and dance and are unlawful in any shape and title", and for not adhering to Iran’s strict hijab dress code.

Hamid Damghani, an official with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said: “The members of a network teaching and filming Western dances have been identified and arrested."

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London, 12 Aug - Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian Regime’s “shameful” execution of a man arrested and sentenced to death at 15.

Alireza Tajiki, who reported that he was tortured into confessing, was executed on Thursday, August 10. He was the fourth person, arrested as a child, to be executed in Iran so far in 2017.

Amnesty International reported that this is part of a horrifying pattern where children are sentenced to death in Iran after grossly unfair trials.

Iran Focus

London, 10 Aug - The Iranian Regime is yet again seeking to slander the good name of the Iranian Resistance for bringing to light the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Regime once more.

The Iranian regime’s Council for Coordinating Propaganda (CCP) has recently announced that smearing the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) with (long disproved) accusations of terror links and murder, will be at the top of their agenda.

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London, 7 Aug - Sadegh Sistani, an Iranian human rights activist has detailed the true nature of the Iranian Regime’s prison system, which is far different from the picture painted by the mullahs during the recent open day at the notorious Evin Prison.

Of course, many countries refused to send ambassadors to officiate this farce, but some senior politicians were indeed fooled, with the Portuguese ambassador describing the conditions as “favourable”.

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