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Damascus, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Syrian activists said Sunday that the ... The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes targeted the towns ... in an agreement reached by Syrian government allies Iran and Russia and ...
activists reported relative calm in the afternoon in the area despite ... and Iran, which support Syrian President Bashar Assad, and Turkey, ... The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Ghouta-based activist ...

Also detained by Iran are Iranian-American businessman Siamak ... has reissued detention warrants for four human-rights activists who were ...
The Center For human rights in Iran (CHRI) has voiced concern over ... activists say that dozens of Christian converts have been arrested and ...

human rights groups and Iranian activists say a visit to the Evin prison that was organized for diplomats was a PR stunt aimed at covering up ...
... dozens of foreign ambassadors based in Iran to Tehran's Evin prison has been condemned by prominent human rights activists inside and outside the ... defending political prisoners in the Iranian court system, sent a letter to the .... prominent student activist Abdollah Momeni described how he had been ...
Last week the Iranian authorities arranged a rare international visit to one of the .... and severely-ill human rights activist Arash Sadeghi languish; building 8, ... prisoners' wing where human rights activists Narges Mohammadi, ...
In Yemen and Bahrain, Iran has been accused of direct involvement by backing the Houthis and the Shia majority activists, respectively, against the government in both countries.. For the past seven years, Iranian establishment figures have not made ...
Nazanin Afshin-Jam, an award-winning international human rights activist and Master of arts in Diplomacy graduate, delivered the university's 2017 Commencement address.
The restraint shown by Iraqi Kurds on the taboo subject began to change last year when Ayaz Shalal, a gender rights activist, became the first - and lone - voice in Iraqi Kurdistan advocating for LGBT equality. Ayaz embarked on ... According to ...
London, 27 Jun - The number of people suffering from drug addiction in Iran has more than doubled since 2011, according to a survey by a drug control group.
Some have speculated that the Iranian Regime may be attempting to incite another war in the Middle East. Heshmat Alavi, a human rights activist specialising in Iran and the Middle East, wrote an op-ed for Al-Arabiya explaining that a war against the US ...
President Hassan Rouhani should honor his campaign pledges to women and nominate them to serve in his second-term cabinet, a scholar of the Quran and women's rights activist told the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI). ... A signatory of the One ...
Narges Mohammadi, a prominent human rights activist serving a 16-year prison sentence for her peaceful advocacy efforts, is publicly urging newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani to build the foundations for civil society in Iran. In an open letter ...
journalist Tahereh Riahi and civil rights activist Mona Moafi, both reformists, were released on bail on June 24, 2017 while prominent human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani was granted a brief furlough. Riahi, who worked for President ... Since ...

Iran detains Islamic State linked group .... Sanaa, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. military ...
In an open letter sent to President Hassan Rouhani, Iran's most famous prisoner and activist Narges Mohammadi said that the people's vote was not to support the regime but rather to enforce the law and fulfill the demands of civil society activists in ...
Nazanin Afshin-Jam, an award-winning international human rights activist and Master of arts in Diplomacy graduate, delivered the university's 2017 Commencement address.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based monitoring group, reported on Wednesday that Turkish forces had crossed the Syrian border and were headed toward the rebel-held border town of Azaz, one of the main logistical hubs for Turkish ...
Farideh is one of the activists who started an initiative for women to have equal status under Iranian law - the "One Million Signatures Campaign for Women's rights.
Najaf, Iraq - Iraq's Islamic movements and political parties have intensified their rhetoric in recent weeks against atheism, warning Iraqis about its spread and the need to confront atheists.
... human rights. This picture of Iran in 2017 should raise doubts about U.S. policy in the region, which under Donald Trump is now aligned completely with Israel's: Iran is supposedly unified, powerful and expanding, so it must be confronted ...
Shahriar Kia, an Iran expert and human rights activist, wrote on American Thinker: "In contrast to the ruling mullahs in Tehran, the Iranian people welcome change and deploy the regime's nuclear and missile programs, and abhor their meddling across the ...
Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's recent declaration that security forces should "fire at will" against presumed enemies of the state is an established policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi told the Center for Human ...
First: There is a lot of money to be made in Iranian oil and gas. And Iran doesn't care about the environment, human rights, or "social license." "Social license" is just a codeword for paying off leftist agitators. In the name of social licence ...
Yemeni human rights activist Baraa Shiban told MEE that the new crown prince, known also as MBS, was instrumental turning a civil conflict into a regional crisis.
FILE - In this file picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB news agency on Monday, June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria. Syrian government and allied troops have ...
FILE - In this file picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB news agency on Monday, June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria. Syrian government and allied troops have ...
London- Iranian Lawyer Shirin Ebadi, who won the Noble peace Prize in 2003, warned against using the two attacks on Tehran as an "excuse to suppress ethnic diversity and silence civil society activists" in Iran. Meanwhile, Iranian MP Nader ... Ebadi ...
Six administrators of channels on the Telegram messaging application who were arrested in the run-up to Iran's May 2017 presidential election have gone on hunger strike in Evin prison to protest their prolonged detention without access to legal counsel ...
Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that, if approved by the House and signed by President Trump, will slap new sanctions against the Iranian regime for its ballistic missile development, arms transfers, support for terrorism, and human rights ...
The US military said it has shot down an Iranian-made armed drone in southern Syria, marking the third time this month that the US has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.
London, 20 Jun - Heshmat Alavi, a human rights Activist specialising in Iran, has analysed the new US Sanctions on Iran and how this will affect the Iranian Regime. He highlights that the Trump administration has found the loophole to the Iranian ...
London, 20 Jun - Heshmat Alavi, a human rights Activist specialising in Iran, has analysed the new US Sanctions on Iran and how this will affect the Iranian Regime. He highlights that the Trump administration has found the loophole to the Iranian ...
The Syrian Network for human rights has documented 75 violations of the de-escalation agreement that came into force last month.
(Beirut) - The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday, marking the third time this month that that the U.S.
Some of Mexico's most prominent journalists and activists were targeted by a massive spyware campaign, according to a new report from citizen Lab.
Over the weekend, a report claiming that the Saudi coastguard had killed an Iranian fisherman, an announcement by Iran that it had fired multiple ballistic missiles into eastern Syria to target ISIS in retaliation for an attack in Tehran, and the ...
... than three months after her arrest and detainment, ailing political activist Hengameh Shahidi has not been charged and is in poor health while being subjected to interrogations and solitary confinement in Evin prison, an informed source told the ...
A travel ban imposed by the Iranian judiciary has prevented prominent labor rights activists Reza Shahabi and Davoud Razavi from attending an international labor conference in Switzerland, the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. The two ...
"There was no indication Navid was supposed to serve another year in prison," an informed source told the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI). "But just as he was waiting to be released from Rajaee Shahr Prison to join his family outside, he was ...
The brief guide shows some of the activities that are possible, and is aimed to be the start of a wider conversation. It encourages people to send in more examples of activism in jail, and to be used as a resource for human rights activists who might ...
As all acts of terrorism go, Wednesday's twin attacks, carried out by the Islamic State against Iran's parliament and the tomb of the Islamic Republic's founder, were heinous crimes that shed the blood of defenseless civilians.
"There was no indication Navid was supposed to serve another year in prison," an informed source told the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI). "But just as he was waiting to be released from Rajaee Shahr Prison to join his family outside, he was ...
Iranian Baha'is with personal experience of being denied their right to higher education also share their stories. The film is presented by Executive Producers Maziar Bahari and Saleem Vaillancourt.
Along with tens of thousands of channels, on April 20th, the Iranian government completely blocked Telegram's new voice calls, a service that allows individuals to make calls via secure, end-to-end encryption, and keep their conversations private ...
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has broken his silence over the state's execution of thousands of political prisoners in 1988, which received renewed attention in the country's May 2017 presidential election when a judicial member implicated in the ...
Imprisoned music producers Mehdi Rajabian and his brother Hossein Rajabian refused to return to Evin Prison after the judiciary denied Mehdi Rajabian's request to extend the brief medical furlough they were granted, the Center for human rights in Iran ...


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