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Girl, 16, Hanged in Public in Iran

Iran Focus On Sunday, August 15, a 16-year-old girl in the town  of Neka, northern Iran, was executed. Atefeh Sahaleh was hanged in public...

Iran Hangs Three Drug Smugglers in Public – Paper

Reuters: Iran has hanged three drug smugglers in a public square in the southern province of Kerman, the Jomhuri-ye Eslami newspaper reported on Saturday....

Iranian Parliament Refuses To Define Political Crimes

AFP: Iran's conservative-controlled parliament on Wednesday blocked a plan to define political crimes which would have clarified the status of political prisoners, said the...

IRAN’S RULERS FEAR THE PEOPLE

VOA: Like despotic rulers everywhere, the extremist Muslim clerics who run Iran consider the people their greatest enemy. That is why, says U.S. National...

US, Canada to Cooperate on Iran, Canadian Foreign Minister Says

Radio Farda: US and Canada pledged to cooperate on pressing Iran to end its nuclear program and bring to justice those responsible for the...

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS: Press Release - The following statement was issued today by the Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression,...

Iranian Prosecutor Shuts 2 Newspapers

Washington Post: An Iranian prosecutor has ordered the closures of two newspapers that reported last week on a trial involving a case in which...

Iran: Torture Used to Suppress Dissent

Human Rights Watch: The Iranian government has intensified its campaign of torture, arbitrary arrests, and detentions against political critics, Human Rights Watch said in...

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Suicide Rising Amongst Women and Girls

Death through suicide is rising amongst Iranian women and girls, likely a direct result of poverty and violence, with...

Iran Pensioners Protest for 4th Week in a Row

Iranian retirees rallied in several cities on Sunday, for the fourth week in a row and despite the increased...

An Overview of Iran’s Complicated Crises

Nowadays, Iran’s economic collapse and its direct effects on political, living, environmental, educational, immigrational affairs have become the main...

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Iran Budget Approved, but Its Not a Good Thing

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has finally approved the government’s...

Determining the Subsistence Basket at 6.895 Million Tomans, a Step To Destroy Iran’s Workers

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