By Pooya Stone
Authorities from the Iranian prison system have finally acknowledged, in a statement on Sunday, that many prisoners in Khuzestan Province are infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
By Jubin Katiraie
Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian contracted coronavirus at Qarchak Prison in Varamin and the Ministry of Intelligence isn’t allow her to be taken to a hospital, her father said.
On Thursday, May 21, the US State Department’s special representative for Iranian affairs, Brian Hook, was challenged on the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign in an interview with Foreign Policy.
The mullahs in Iran have increased their persecution of Sunni Muslims in southwestern and southeast Iran, where many Iranian Sunnis live.
More Iranian prisoners killed by security forces in Ahvaz during prison riots over the coronavirus have been named by human rights sources.
The Iranian government has executed over 100 prisoners since January, according to Iran Human Rights Monitor, with at least 79 executions carried out in secret.
Seven Iranian political activists have been sentenced to prison on vague and trumped-up charges by Judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum of Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court. Here we will explain the sentences.
Only two months ago global media reported that a U.S. immigration judge had ordered the deportation of a former Nazi camp guard to Germany. Judge Rebecca Holt issued the order of World War II long coming to an end. “After 75 years, this is ridiculous. I cannot believe it,” said the 94-year old criminal Friedrich Karl Berger while being transferred back to Germany. Notably, he had been living in the U.S. since 1959.
Professor Raymond Tanter of the University of Michigan warns today in an article publish by The Hill that, “A bad nuclear deal with Iran would jeopardize world peace.”
While Tanter agrees that people would rather that President Obama can manage to talk sense into Iranian regime’s ears to halt their nuclear program, he expresses no hope as the Iranian regime has shown no intention to “forgo its nuclear weapons program.”
Iranian political prisoner Soheil Arabi, a blogger, and cyberspace activist spent his 11th day on hunger strike in Greater Tehran Prison on Monday, 13 April 2020.
A 13-year-old Iranian girl was beheaded in her sleep by her father in a likely so-called honor killing, after attempting to elope with her boyfriend.
Two young Iranian women were murdered by their family members in the past week, reigniting the debate over honor killings in the country, which are sanctioned by the misogynist laws of the regime.
The U.S. sanctioned Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli yesterday for serious human rights abuses against Iranians.
The Central Prison of Zahedan prison is referred to as a torture chamber.
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