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Last week, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) hosted the Annual Policy Conference in Washington DC. Iran featured heavily in the event.

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INU - Many organisations fighting for civil rights in Iran have been pleased by the recent wave of reforms in Saudi Arabia, especially those regarding women’s rights, because it showcases that changes can be made even if the Iranian Regime is adamant that they can’t.

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INU - On Monday, the National Council of Resistance of Iran reported upon the death of political activist Ghobad Azami, which was announced by the Iranian intelligence service two days after his arrest on February 28. In a repeat of public statements that had been issued in response to other suspicious deaths following the widespread anti-government protests in late December and early January, regime authorities attempted to portray Azami’s death as a suicide. But in many of the previous cases, the bodies of the deceased showed signs of torture, and the NCRI identified Azami as the 14th person to die under these conditions since the start of the regime’s crackdown on participation in the recent demonstrations.

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INU  Unless Iran abandons its costly expansionist practices, it will eventually succumb to the popular demonstrations and protests. Because most of Iran's revenues are said to be used for its militias, the solutions to its growing economic problems are limited.

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INU - “The leader of the revolution: I am fully aware of (people’s) criticisms,” stated a recent headline in state-run Etemad newspaper.

by Poorang Novak

The Iran lobby has had the Iranian regime’s back on a number of occasions in the past few years. Most significantly was during the negotiations for the nuclear deal. It managed to convince some of the public and certain news outlets that those who were against the nuclear deal did not have the best interests of the country in mind.

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