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UN Special Rapporteur Produces Damning Report on Human Rights in Iran

UN Special Rapporteur Produces Damning Report on Human Rights in Iran

By Staff Writer

Javid Rehman, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, presented his report to a UN panel in New York on Wednesday, with the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union in attendance, criticizing the increase in executions and suppressions inside Iran.

Iran: Imprisoned Civil Rights Activist Pens Open Letter

Iran: Imprisoned Civil Rights Activist Pens Open Letter

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Atena Daemi is a civil rights activist that was arrested on 21st October 2014. She was immediately put into solitary confinement where she remained for 86 days before being transferred to the women’s part of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison. The following May, she was charged with insulting the country’s supreme leader, propaganda against the regime and assembly and collusion against national security. Judge Moghiseh of Revolutionary Court Branch 28 gave her a sentence of 14 years imprisonment.

The Charge of Corruption on Earth for Environmental Activists and Suspicious Murder of an Environmental Activist

The Charge of Corruption on Earth for Environmental Activists and Suspicious Murder of an Environmental Activist

Terrorism, widespread arrests, fabricating cases and eliminating prisoners are the regime's toolkit to confront the uprising

The clerical regime's criminal prosecutor indicted five environmental activists who were arrested nine months ago by the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Intelligence, with charges of "corruption on earth," indicating that their files are ready to be submitted to the court. (IRGC News Agency - October 21). This is despite the fact that the regime’s judiciary had previously charged them with spying.

Iranian Regime Twists Truth About Its Compliance With Global Financial Regulations

Iranian Regime Twists Truth About Its Compliance With Global Financial Regulations

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

In recent says, the Iranian regime has been celebrating and congratulating itself on what it describes as a victory with regards to the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) decision to extend the suspension of counter-measures that are in place against the Iranian regime until next February. Regime officials have described this outcome as a diplomatic success and have implied that the FATF has not been influenced by U.S. President Trump.

Iran: Crack Down on Teachers, Abduction of Activist Educator

Iran: Crack Down on Teachers, Abduction of Activist Educator

Iran Uprising - No. 216

Call for taking immediate action to release the detained teachers

Following the nationwide sit-in protest of teachers on October 14 and 15, the mullahs’ regime has intensified the crackdown on educators in fear of continuing strikes and protests. The Ministry of Intelligence and the IRGC Security and Intelligence departments in various provinces across the country have arrested or summoned a number of teachers and filed a case for them.

Iranian Activist Abducted Under Mysterious Circumstances

Iranian Activist Abducted Under Mysterious Circumstances

By Shahriar Kia

It was reported last week that a number of Iranian Teachers' Trade Association members had been arrested in connection with a nationwide teachers strike that took place earlier this month. The Coordinating Council of Teachers’ Syndicates urged teachers to participate in the strike in which they were calling for reforms of the country’s education system.

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