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‘Iran’s bomb’ to take out foes in Paris

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A hellish Pizza Hut delivery: ‘Iran’s bomb’ to take out foes in Paris The Sunday Time     |    Peter Conradi, Paris    |    Nov 14, 2020 They looked like any couple out shopping as they walked across the Place d’Armes in Luxembourg’s old city and into a branch of Pizza Hut. But the police were watching closely. […]

Persian music master Shajarian who backed Iran protests dies

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AP    |    By Nasser Karimi    |    October 8, 2020 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mohammad Reza Shajarian, whose distinctive voice quavered to traditional Persian music on state radio for years before supporting protesters following Iran’s contested 2009 election, has died, state TV reported Thursday. He was 80. Shajarian enlivened Iran’s traditional music with his singing style, […]

U.N. Human Rights Council Condemns Situation in Iran

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Radio Farda    |    Sept. 26, 2020 The 47 countries present at this week’s United Nations Human Rights Council meeting condemned the sudden execution of the young Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari, also demanding the release of Nasrin Sotoudeh and Narges Mohammadi and an end to the repeated violations of human rights in Iran. In a joint […]

Execution of Iran athlete sends deeply disturbing message to protesters, say UN experts 

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Execution of Iran athlete sends deeply disturbing message to protesters, say UN experts GENEVA (14 September 2020) – UN human rights experts today strongly condemned the summary execution of champion wrestler Navid Afkari in Iran, raising alarm at the latest execution in a series of death penalty sentences handed down in the context of protests […]

Iran: Detainees flogged, sexually abused and given electric shocks

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Iran: Detainees flogged, sexually abused and given electric shocks in gruesome post-protest crackdown – new report   Amnesty International    |    September 2, 2020 Widespread torture including beatings, floggings, electric shocks, stress positions, mock executions, waterboarding, sexual violence, forced administration of chemical substances, and deprivation of medical care Hundreds subjected to grossly unfair trials on […]

Iran’s 1988 Massacre: U.S. Calls for Independent Investigations

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NCRI    |    Written by Shamsi Saadati    |    July 22, 2020 Morgan Ortagus, the spokesperson of the United States State Department, in a video message on Twitter, while condemning the Iranian regime’s ongoing human rights violations, particularly the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners, called on the “international community to conduct independent investigations and do provide accountability and justice for the victims of […]

Country Reports on Terrorism 2019: Iran

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U.S. Department of State    |    June 24, 2020 Iran designated as a State Sponsor of Terrorism in 1984, Iran continued its terrorist-related activity in 2019, including support for Hizballah, Palestinian terrorist groups in Gaza, and various terrorist groups in Syria, Iraq, and throughout the Middle East.  Iran used the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) […]

Marjan voice of Iranian Resistance for Freedom became eternal

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NCRI Women Committee    |   June 11, 2020 Great Iranian artist and singer and former political prisoner, Marjan voice of Iranian Resistance for freedom, passed away Friday night, June 5, 2020, due to heart failure after a surgical operation. Marjan was a popular actress and singer. Born on July 14, 1948, her original name was Shahla Safi […]

Why are US taxpayers funding a ‘Voice of the Mullahs’ in Iran?

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New York Post    |    By Brian Hook    |    May 27, 2020 As the US special representative for Iran, I receive complaints regularly about Voice of America’s Persian service. Iranian viewers say its American taxpayer-funded programming often sounds more like the “Voice of the mullahs” than the “Voice of America.” VOA Persian needs to do a better […]

Iran: Judiciary Admits Arrest of Two Elite Students

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M. Mohammadian | May 10, 2020 The continuous protests of students at Sharif University demanding to know what has happened to their friend, Ali Younesi, compelled Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Esmaili acknowledgement of his arrest 26 days earlier, claiming that Ali had ties to the Iranian regime’s main opposition, NCRI/MEK which resulted in his arrest. Along with the arrest of Ali […]
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