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Iranian-American Arrested In Iran Faces National Security Charges

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Image result for arrestRFL/RE - Iran says it arrested an Iranian-American dual citizen in late July on charges of plotting against national security and collaborating with hostile governments.

Amir Tataloo Arrested by Police Forces

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Amir TatalooHRANA News Agency – Many social media profiles which belong to Amir Maghsoodloo (Tataloo), reported the arrest of this underground singer. Mr. Maghsoodloo had recently stated that he was accused of promoting indecency in a case that was opened against him in culture and guidance court.

Elderly Pro-Democracy Activist Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

E-mail Print PDF - The four-year prison sentence handed down to imprisoned author and peaceful political activist Kourosh Zaim has no legal basis and the 77-year-old should be immediately released because of his advanced age, his lawyer Giti Pourfazel told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

A Couple Arrested in Maragheh

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Jalal ShishvaniHRANA News Agency – On August 18, two residents of Maragheh city in East Azerbaijan province named ”Jalal Shishvani and Shahnaz Tosi” were arrested by security forces. Their status and whereabouts are not known yet.

A Transsexual Civilian Arrested in Golestan Province

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Valiullah VaziriHRANA News Agency – Valiullah Vaziri, transsexual resident of Galikesh in Golestan province who had been collectively raped, was ridiculed after going to the police. After protests from this citizen to their disregard, he was detained and transferred to general crime prison in Gonbad-e-Kawoos.

Two Prisoners Executed in Public in Southern Iran

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Two Prisoners Executed in Public in Southern Iran
Iran Human Rights - Iranian authorities hanged two prisoners in public on Wednesday August 17.

Iran: Three Ahwazi Arab Prisoners Executed

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Iran: Three Ahwazi Arab Prisoners ExecutedIran Human Rights - An Iranian official source has confirmed the execution of three young Ahwazi Arab men from the province of Khuzestan (western Iran).

Misagh Yazdannejad Sentenced to 5 Years in a New Case

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Misagh YazdannejadHRANA News Agency – Misagh Yazdannejad, former political prisoner was sentenced to 5 years in prison in a new case. He had been released in May after serving 9 years.

The Wave of Arresting Turkish Protesters Continues

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Abolfazl ImaniHRANA News Agency – Following the protests in various cities of Azerbaijan and Ardebil provinces in reaction to the article published in the newspaper of “Tarhe No” and the continuation of the protests in recent days, a wave of arrests of protesters in various cities including Tabriz and Ardebil continued by arresting at least three other civilians. At the same time one person was summoned to the police station in Urmia, and in Tabriz, intelligence agents were unsuccessful in their attempt to arrest two others.  

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