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Retrial denied for sick political prisoners

By INU Staff

INU- A retrial request for a married couple imprisoned on political grounds and suffering from severe health problems has been denied for the second time by Branch 33 of Iran’s Supreme Court.

death penalty for environmentalists

By INU Staff

INU- Authorities in Iran have issued indictments against eight detained environmental activists that could lead to their execution, according to Human Rights Watch, who called for the immediate release of the activists, who have been arbitrarily detained for nine months, unless Iran can produce the evidence against the activists and ensure a fair trial.

Five Iranian environmentalists facing death penalty

By INU Staff

INU- Five environmentalists in Iran have been charged with national security crimes that carry the death penalty, something that the UN environment head has called deeply troubling.

Iran issues more jail sentences to protesters

By INU Staff

INU- Five young Iranian women have been given jail sentences of between six months and one year for taking part in protests in August.

 Martyrdom and Anti-Aircraft Missiles are Features of Iranian Children’s Show

By INU Staff

INU- We should be shocked by an Iranian children’s TV show that praises jihad and martyrdom, but this travesty is dressed up as entertainment in Iran.

What child would not be fascinated by anti-aircraft missiles that “fight enemies of Iran”?

US target Iranian network that recruits child soldiers

By INU Staff

INU- The US Treasury Department on Tuesday levied sanctions against an Iranian a network of banks and businesses that provide financial backing to a paramilitary force in Iran that recruits and deploys child soldiers to fight with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

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