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  • Special Report: Iran’s leader ordered crackdown on unrest – ‘Do whatever it takes to end it’

    (Reuters) – After days of protests across Iran last month, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appeared impatient. Gathering his top security and government officials together, he issued an order: Do whatever it takes to stop them. That order, confirmed by three sources close to the supreme leader’s inner circle and

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  • With Brutal Crackdown, Iran Convulsed by Worst Unrest in 40 Years

    The New York Times – By Carlos Christian December 3, 2019 Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest for the reason that Islamic Revolution 40 years in the past, with no less than 180 individuals killed — and presumably a whole lot extra — as indignant protests have been smothered

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  • US House of Reps Passes Resolution Condemning Iranian Government

    By Pooya Stone On Monday, the US House of Representatives passed a resolution to condemn the Iranian government for its crackdown on peaceful protests and support the rights of the Iranian people to freedom of expression. The resolution, sponsored by Theodore Deutch (D-Fl), noted that the recent Iran uprising began

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  • Iran: Nationwide Protests to Gas Prices Draws Reaction from Officials

    For the past two days, and after the abrupt announcement of increasing gas prices hikes by the government, the Iranian people poured into the streets in more than 100 cities. However, while the protests began against the government’s approval for rising fuel prices, they immediately targeted the ruling system in

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  • UN Must Hold Iran Regime Accountable for 1988 Massacre, Other Human Rights Abuses – Amnesty International

    Written by Hamideh Taati on 07 November 2019. The international community must publicly condemn the deterioration in the Iranian regime’s human rights record during Iran’s upcoming review session at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on November 8, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, November 6. The organization urged states taking part in Iran’s Universal Periodic

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  • 94th woman executed in Iran under Rouhani

    <img src=”https://www.usflhr.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/List_of_women_executed.jpg” alt=”” width=”745″ height=”309″ class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-3409″ /> August 26, 2019 in Women’s News – NCRI Women Committee On Sunday morning, August 25, 2019, a woman was executed in Mashhad Central Prison. This is the 94th woman executed during six years of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency. The Iranian regime has executed at least four women in

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  • UNHCR publishes update on situation of Camp Liberty residents

    NCRI – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued an update on the situation of Camp Liberty residents. The following is the full text of the UN Refugee Agency’s statement: Update N° 14 Update on the implementation of solutions for residents of Hurriya Temporary Transit Location (TTL)

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  • Iran is world’s biggest prison for women journalists – watchdog

    Iran is the world’s biggest prison for women journalists, the international media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Wednesday. “Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its concern about the conditions in which journalists are being detained in Iran, especially Afarine Chitsaz of the daily newspaper Iran, a young woman arrested

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