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Since 2012, Human Rights Watch has called on the Iranian government to amend its penal code to impose an absolute prohibition on the death penalty for child offenders, as required by international law. human rights Watch has also called on Iran's judiciary to impose an immediate moratorium on ...
While thousands of protestors were flooding the streets, and engaging in violent clashes with security forces which resulted in the deaths of more than 20 people, the Iranian government suspended all use of social media and messaging apps that would enable protestors to organize or distribute information ...
Movahedi's defiant act came on the eve of national anti-government protests in Iran fueled by widespread economic, social and political discontent. She quickly disappeared after her images went public, and it was later reported she had been arrested. But Movahedi's act of bravery has inspired dozens of ...
In a telephone news conference from Washington, Mr. Genser said the order had overruled a recommendation by the Iranian government's medical examiners, who had concluded that Mr. Namazi needed at least three months of leave. "Iran's decision against the advice of its own doctors to send Baquer ...
The government of Iran published a three-year old study on Sunday night illustrating growing public distaste for the obligatory hijab just days after police ... "And I'm sure if you ran the survey again today, that number would be even higher," one Iranian woman, who wished to remain anonymous, told DW.
It began on the social media account of a Brooklyn-based Iranian journalist named Masih Alinejad. In 2014 ... "I was a political reporter, but the women in Iran forced me to care about the issue of personal freedoms," she told me. ... "We used to fear the government, now it's the government that fears women.".
Having survived popular protests across major cities in Iran, Iranian leaders are now turning to the tools that helped protesters organize and coordinate large-scale demonstrations against the government, which continued for more than a week before the government suppressed them. A senior Iranian ...
Iranian government says it is ready to establish universities in Nigeria to meet the demands of students seeking higher education in the West African country. Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Morteza Rahimi Zarchi said through signing of new deal, the country would be able to open some branches of Iranian ...
One month ago, Iran witnessed a surprising wave of anger by protesters who took to the streets and defied the Iranian government and security ... Although the anti-government protests were originally for economic reasons, politics emerged during the protests and political slogans were repeated.
Zoroastrianism is a pre-Islamic ancient religion in Iran that is in theory protected under the Iranian Constitution. However, its adherents can face discrimination in Iran, whose government is overseen by Shiite clerics. analysts and family members of dual nationals and others detained in Iran have suggested ...
anti-government protests began in Iran in late December 2017, which spread rapidly throughout the state. So far over 20 people have been killed and hundreds were arrested. The government deployed the Revolutionary Guards to quell the situation, but it has yet to put the minds of the Iranian people at ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- guns drawn, Iranian intelligence agents rushed into the apartment of a Washington Post reporter and his journalist wife in Tehran. Threatening to kill Jason Rezaian in front of his wife, Yeganeh, the 20 agents in the July 2014 raid tore through their belongings and rifled ...
"Iran presents a challenge in the region maybe, but dialogue also is a part of resolving this issue." The Saudi Arabian government, a supporter of Hariri and a major source of investment for the small country, is archly opposed to Iranian influence in Lebanon and the Middle East. This escalating conflict of ...
But many in America and in Europe have maintained their silence by fearing that siding with the dissidents would neither help fighting the Iranian regime nor bring a real democratic government in the country. That is why Barack Obama also maintained his silence when the protests broke out in Iran seven ...

18 (Xinhua) -- Iran appreciates China for its efforts to search the missing Iranian sailors aboard the oil tanker Sanchi, Iranian Minister of Labor, ... of the Iranian government and people, extend sincerest gratitude to the Chinese government and people, especially to the Chinese personnel who have risked ...
A young woman raises her fist aloft as Iranian students clash with riot police in Tehran during antigovernment protests that rocked Iran for around two weeks ... Since 1979, power has been monopolized by an older generation of leaders who shaped Iran's Islamic system of government, known as velayat-e ...
They are more likely to receive instructions from the government, than write something by themselves. Trolls, who are usually young people, get certain remuneration for their job. Unlike Russian trolls, Iranian trolls have a limited range of techniques. For example, in the case of Iran, we cannot talk about ...
The crackdown showed that the Iranian government has developed an increasingly sophisticated ability to restrict, block, and monitor internet, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI). "As the government shut down access to the global internet, ...
US President Donald Trump has written several tweets criticizing the Iranian government and encouraging protests, while the US State Department openly announced that it was using its facebook and twitter accounts in Farsi to encourage anti-government demonstrations. Correction: This story has been ...
He's never advocated radical changes to Iran's religious and military establishment. In fact, his own career path, which includes years serving on Iran's Supreme National Security Council, suggests that Rouhani's instincts are essentially conservative. Ali Ansari, professor of Iranian history at St. Andrews ...
In this photo provided by Tasnim news agency, a demonstrator waves a huge Iranian flag during a pro-government rally in the northeastern city of Mashhad, ... Tehran, Iran -- Iran's state TV on Saturday showed government supporters rallying a day after the foreign minister said a U.S. move to call an ...
Some claimed online that government employees had been instructed to take part, something Iranian media did not discuss. The English-language Press TV broadcast Wednesday's pro-government rallies live, saying they sought to "protest the violence that has taken place over the last few nights in cities.
Trump earlier had tweeted that the Iranian government was repressive, "brutal and corrupt" and that it was "TIME FOR CHANGE!" Leaders in Europe have offered more measured responses. Several nations in the region have begun investing in Iran since sanctions were lifted following the 2015 nuclear ...
Reformists, led by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani thought they had found the solution to Iran's economic problems by reaching a landmark nuclear agreement--the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)--with the United States and other world powers in 2015. However, expectations for foreign ...
We return now to the protests in Iran. And we take a closer look at whether the Iranian government is united in how to respond with Abbas Milani. He's director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University. Mr. Milani, thank you very much for joining us. Before I ask you about the government's ...
The pro-government rallies held Saturday were organized in advance to commemorate mass demonstrations held in 2009 to challenge the pro-reform protests. An eyewitness in Tehran said nearly 2,000 people had gathered peacefully for a pro-government rally. State-run Iranian broadcasters showed ...
anti-government protests have continued in Iran for a third day, with reports of demonstrations in many cities despite warnings from authorities. At Tehran University ... The Iranian authorities are blaming anti-revolutionaries and agents of foreign powers for the outbreak of protests. The communications ...
The pro-government rallies held Saturday were organized in advance to commemorate mass demonstrations held in 2009 to challenge the pro-reform protests. An eyewitness in Tehran said nearly 2,000 people had gathered peacefully for a pro-government rally. State-run Iranian broadcasters showed ...
As the pace of demonstrations has slowed in recent days, the government has removed its block on Telegram. Iranian officials had previously warned the company that the app would not go back online in Iran until "terrorist content" had been taken down. At the height of the protests, some Telegram ...
The exact number of detainees across Iran is still unknown. Lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi claimed Tuesday that roughly 3,700 people had been arrested. That number is far higher than the 450 people Iranian authorities previously said were detained after protests began December 28. US officials had put ...
In a significant development for India, the Iranian government launched the first phase of its strategically critical Chabahar port on Sunday. It is located in the Gulf of Oman on Iran's southern coast with Afghanistan. Geopolitical experts contend that the port will offer India alternative access to Afghanistan, ...
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has warned Iran against attacking US "interests" in Iraq, saying the Iranian government will be held responsible for any targeting of US troops. Pompeo, speaking at the 2017 Reagan National Defense Forum in California on Saturday, said he had sent a cautionary letter to the ...
Recent pro-Iranian and Syrian regime remarks by an Afghan Shiite leader may attract regional sectarian rivalries to Afghanistan, and incite more violence ... in Syria alongside the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in support of the government of ...
An Iranian Navy frigate passes through the Suez Canal in 2011. ... President Donald Trump has branded Iran's government a "murderous ...
Nobel laureates demand release of Iranian scholar facing death sentence ... on the Iranian government to release Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher in ... Djalali has claimed that he was sentenced after refusing to spy for Iran.
Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, the Iranian-British dual citizen who is in jail in ... charge of attempts to topple the Iranian government by training journalists, ... Nazanin, who had come to the U.K. from Iran to pursue her studies, made ...
The presidents of Turkey and Iran have hailed their trilateral talks with ... with Russian president Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan ... Even though Russia and Iran back Syrian President Bashar Assad's government, ...
Members of the Iranian parliament have urged the government to start paying its massive debt to the country's Social Security Organization.
The latest indictment in September charges that "high-ranking government officials in Iran and Turkey participated" in a "multi-year scheme to ...
... Dara Khosrowshahi, who came to the United States from Iran when he ... and was detained by the Iranian government for six years--he and ...
Russia, Iran, and Turkey have agreed to organize a "congress" involving Syrian government and opposition forces in an effort to end the ... "The Iranian and Turkish presidents have supported the initiative to convene the ...
NEW YORK - An Iran-based hacker plotted to extort HBO out of $6 ... of Iran's government or with its financial support, said Collin Anderson, ...
Saudi Arabia and Iran's ongoing battle for power and influence rages on in the ... A source in the Iranian government, who asked to remain ...
Game of Thrones season 7 cyber attack: US government charges Iranian hacker .... by international authorities if he ever travels outside of Iran.
The case is also gnawing at the Turkish government. ... Zarrab is alleged to have facilitated deals between Turkey and Iran to trade gold for gas.
The Iranian government eventually charged Rezaian with espionage. Rezaian later sued the Iranian government for using his captivity as ...
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasem said the ... against Iranian-supported Huthi rebels on behalf of the Yemeni government.


 

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