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Scientist Ahmadreza Djalali, with Dual Citizenship in Sweden and Iranian, May Face Death Penalty

An Iranian-born scientist, who is now a resident of Sweden, was arrested last year in Iran and may be facing the death penalty.

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Iran: Porters killed by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)

By INU Staff 

INU - Last week four Kurdish porters were arrested in the border area of Banneh in Western Iran. Agents of the Iranian regime then proceeded to push them down into the valley. This resulted in three of the men being seriously injured. The fourth man, Azad Ghassemi, died as a result of the fall. He was father to a small child. 

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Amnesty International: At Least 13,000 people hanged at Syrian prison

In an article published on February 06, 2017 by Fox News referencing a report by the Associated Press, Amnesty International said Tuesday that at least 13,000 people were killed in mass hangings by Syrian authorities at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as the “slaughterhouse" following the 2011 uprising.

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United States Policy on Iran Must Change

During the elections in United States, each candidate  presented different policies for interacting with Iran. One focused on continuing the policy of appeasement in exchange for concessions from Iran, even though this policy had limited success in forging changes in the region. 

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Stoning Sentences, Brutal Amputations, Justified by Iran’s President of the Human Rights Commission

 

The state website, Kashkan reported that on February 4, 2017, the criminal judiciary of the regime in the Lorestan province sentenced a man and a woman to to be stoned as their punishment. 

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Hunger Strikes and Female Leadership Show Defiance of Iranian Regime

By INU Staff 

INU - On Monday, Amnesty International issued an urgent public call to action regarding the situation facing an Iranian political prisoner who has been deprived of much-needed medical attention. The statement is the latest in a long series of reports dealing with a wave of hunger strikes being conducted by political prisoners to call attention to their cases, their own systematic mistreatment, or the overall conditions and abuses of political prisoners throughout the country’s prison system.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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