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VP Mike Pence at Free Iran Summit

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Remarks by Honorable Vice President Mike Pence Washington, DC, October 28, 2021 Thank you all. Washington, DC, Thank you for that warm welcome. And it is my great honor to address the Free Iran 2021 summit. Today, along with all of you, thousands of freedom loving people across the United States and Europe, Iran and […]

Reverse a Pattern of Appeasement by Arresting Iran’s Genocidal President

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Sir David Amess’ Last Article Calls for Reversing a Pattern of Appeasement by Arresting Iran’s Genocidal President On October 15, the world was shocked to hear about the assassination of Sir David Amess. Sir David was a staunch advocate of human rights. As a member of the United Kingdom’s House of Commons, he supported the […]

High number of Iran executions in 2021 signals worsening rights condition

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IRAN HRM | October 7, 2021 October 10 is World Day Against the Death Penalty. More than 140 countries have agreed to abolish the death penalty, according to Amnesty International. The Iranian regime, however, holds the world record for both executions of women and the highest per capita execution rate. The death penalty is a […]

‘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 […]
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