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‘I chose beatings over solitary confinement’

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this is what it was like to be locked up in prison in Tehran Yahoo News     |     Mostafa Naderi     |     10 September 2021 Last week, leaked surveillance footage showed shocking abuses of prisoners in Iran’s Evin prison. Watching the videos reminded me of my years in Evin – with one notable difference: the guards of my time seemed […]

Sweden: Iran War Crimes Trial Opens

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Universal Jurisdiction Provides Opening for Justice for Long-Ignored Crimes Human Rights Watch   |   Aug 9, 2021 (Stockholm) – The opening of a landmark trial in Sweden on August 10, 2021 of an Iranian citizen accused of participating in the mass execution of political prisoners is an important moment for victims long denied recognition and justice. […]

Leaked footage shows grim conditions in Iran’s Evin prison

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AP     |     By JON GAMBRELL     |     August 23, 2021 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The guard in a control room at Iran’s notorious Evin prison springs to attention as one by one, monitors in front of him suddenly blink off and display something very different from the surveillance footage he had been watching. “Cyberattack,” […]

Sweden: Iran War Crimes Trial Opens

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Universal Jurisdiction Provides Opening for Justice for Long-Ignored Crimes Human Rights Watch     |     Aug 9, 2021 (Stockholm) – The opening of a landmark trial in Sweden on August 10, 2021 of an Iranian citizen accused of participating in the mass execution of political prisoners is an important moment for victims long denied recognition and justice. On July 27, Swedish prosecutors announced their decision […]

Feds charge 4 in Iran plot to kidnap activist in US

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AP      |     By DEEPTI HAJELA and LARRY NEUMEISTER     |     7/14/2021 NEW YORK (AP) — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to kidnap a prominent Iranian opposition activist and writer in exile and take her back to Tehran, authorities said Tuesday. An […]

U.S. seizes over 30 websites linked to Iranian disinformation

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Iranian president’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi told reporters Wednesday he condemned the seizures. NBC NEWS     |     By Yuliya Talmazan and Ali Arouzi     | 6/20/2021 TEHRAN — The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday seized 36 Iranian-linked news website domains, accusing them of spreading disinformation, amid continued tensions between Tehran and Washington. The Justice Department said 33 of the seized websites, […]

Facebook Says Most ‘Inauthentic’ Networks Start in Russia, Iran

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Bloomberg     |     By Kurt Wagner     |     May 26, 2021 Facebook Inc. issued a new report Wednesday showing that most networks of accounts that the company removes for “inauthentic behavior” originate in Russia or Iran, which accounted for 50 different network removals since 2017. A total of 9 “inauthentic” networks originating from the U.S. were removed in that […]

Congress demands to see if Iran is paying Americans to help influence Biden policy

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Fox News     |     Eric Shawn     |     March 19, 2021 New Mexico Republican Rep. Yvette Herrell, and eight of her colleagues, sent a letter to the Department of Justice asking that it ferret out and prosecute any Americans who are secretly paid to parrot Tehran’s line The U.S. government should investigate what is alleged to be a covert Iranian […]

Republicans join Democrats to urge Biden make ‘comprehensive’ deal with Iran

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ABC New     |     Conor Finnegan     |     March 9, 2021 Republicans join Democrats to urge Biden make ‘comprehensive’ deal with Iran A bipartisan letter is a rare moment of unity on a foreign policy challenge. One hundred-forty U.S. lawmakers from both parties urged the Biden administration on Tuesday to aim for bipartisan consensus and seek a […]

Iranian Diplomat Sentenced to 20 Years for Foiled Bomb Plot in France

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Assadollah Assadi is the first Iranian diplomat convicted for terrorism in Europe in a case that has soured Iranian relations with a key partner WSJ     |     By Sune Engel Rasmussen     |     2-4-2021 A Belgian court sentenced an Iranian diplomat to 20 years in prison for plotting a bomb attack against a gathering of Iranian dissidents outside […]
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