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Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 1 - State Security Forces (SSF) in the town of Bukan, western Iran, raided several wedding ceremonies and arrested a number of young guests. The detained men have been charged with wearing ties.
Ties are considered by the Iranian regime to be “un-Islamic” and a symbol of corrupt Western influence.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Sep. 24 – At least 120 persons have been hanged in public in Iran since March, according to the state-owned press. A man was hanged in public today in the city of Ahwaz (southwestern Iran). Mohsen Sh. was accused of
armed robbery.
His two alleged accomplices, Peyman B. and Shahin R., were sentenced to having their right hands and left feet amputated.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Sep. 29 – They left their village before
dawn to be at the gates of the complex housing the judiciary in Tehran before it opened. They were more than a hundred; all men, their lean faces tanned and their large hands callused and rough. Most looked young, some middle-aged, and a handful very old.

International Confederation Of Free Trade Unions - Press Release: The ICFTU today expressed its deep regret and concern over the failure of the Iranian authorities to allow international observers to attend the trial of seven labour activists, which starts on 23 September.

AFP: An Iranian journalist working on the political pages of two reformist dailies has been arrested, his wife told the student news agency ISNA Tuesday.
The report quoted her as saying Rozbeh Mir-Ebrahimi, a writer with the Etemad and banned Jomhuriat papers, "was arrested by people who said they were from the police" on Monday morning.
"They searched the house and asked him questions about his work with different internet sites ..."

Iran Focus: Tehran, Sep. 20 – A series of government-released statistics and interviews with a number of Iranian officials indicate that despair and frustration are on the rise within
Iran’s huge under-30 population.
The head of the government-run National Youth Organization told local journalists last week that “according to our studies, forty percent of young people across the country suffer from depression.”

Iran Focus: Tehran, Sep. 28 - Iranian officials announced on Tuesday that 2 Afghans were executed. The pair were hanged in prison on Monday in the city of Saveh (northern Iran).
Police sources have identified the men as Jomeh Arab and Mohammad Tajik.
The two men who had been arrested more than 3 years ago ...

Iran Focus: The Iranian regime hanged a young man in the
city of Dezful (southwest Iran) yesterday. At the same time, two other prisoners were sentenced to death.
The regime has stepped up executions in recent days as schools and universities commenced. On Sep. 8, seven prisoners were hanged in Tehran and Karaj.

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