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Rouhani Government “Closed Seven Million” Websites in First Term

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June 8, 2017  –  BY Center for Human Rights in Iran CHRI – A cabinet minister appointed by centrist President Hassan Rouhani has admitted that the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology filtered “seven million” websites during Rouhani’s first term (2013-17). “In the past three years, we have closed seven million (web) addresses reported to […]

UN urge Iran to stop executions of two men sentenced to death as children

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May 29, 2017 GENEVA – Iran must abide by its obligations under international human rights law and stop carrying out death sentences passed on persons who committed offenses when children, say a group of United Nations rights experts* calling for an immediate halt to the execution of two persons, who were sentenced when they were both under 18. […]

Iran: Election Protests, Calling Mrs. Rajavi For President

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HUFF POST BY – Dr. Majid Rafizadeh     05/16/2017 Iran’s presidential election will be held on Friday May 19. In the run-up to the Iranian government presidential election, many people across the country are calling to boycott the elections. The activists of the network of the Iranian opposition movement, the National Council of Resistance of Iran and its group the Mujahedin-e […]

Among Iranian expats in D.C., hope for Rouhani in presidential election

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The Washington Times By Laura Kelly  –  Friday, May 19, 2017 The women paused before entering the Iranian Interests Section at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C., taking cardigans from their bags to cover their spaghetti straps, and pulling out scarfs to cover their hair. They were heading into the building on Friday to vote in […]

Reporters Without Borders: Iran remains one of five major prisons

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May 1, 2017 REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS issued a statement on April 26th describing Iran as one of the world’s five major prisons for media activists and placed Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the list of enemies of press freedom. “… Iran imprisons journalists arbitrarily by the dozens on the pretext of combatting ‘obscenity’ or threats […]

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Congressional Briefing Iran Presidential Election:  Satus quo or Change? Location: House Rayburn Bldg-Room 2325 Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Time: 4:30pm-6pm RSVP Iran’s presidential elections are scheduled to take place on Friday May 19, 2015.  The leading challenger to the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani is Ebrahim Raisi, who has a checkered history of his own.   […]

Saudi Prince: Iran Wants to Control the Muslim World

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May 2, 2017 London – Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accused the Iran Regime of seeking to control the Muslim world through its expansionist policies which are currently most visible in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. These comments appeared to rule out any notion of reconciliation with the Islamic Republic. Prince Mohammed, […]

Iran violating U.S. deal with secret nukes research, opposition group says

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By Rowan Scarborough The Washington Times – Friday, April 21, 2017 Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the U.S. by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as bomb triggers and enriched uranium, the main Iranian opposition group said Friday. The regime is doing engineering and weaponization testing at a walled military complex south […]

Senator John McCain Meets Iranian Opposition Leader Maryam Rajavi, MEK Members in Albania

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April 15, 2017 Iran Focus – Senator John McCain, Chair of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, met with the Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi in Tirana, Albania, on Friday, April 14, 2017. Senator McCain and Rajavi discussed latest developments in Iran, the Iranian regime’s interference in the Middle East region, as well as the […]

Iran Regime Selects Death Commission Member to Run for President

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April 10, 2017 The Iranian Regime has selected a key member of the 1988 Death Commissions, which sent 30,000 political opponents to their deaths, to run as a candidate in their sham Presidential elections. Ebrahim Raisi is currently the head of the massive Astan Quds Razavi entity which controls a sacred Shiite Muslim shrine, but […]
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