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BREAKING NEWS: Iran Executing "Iran's Mandela," Dissident Hero Ayatollah Boroujerdi

ayatollah-boroujerdi4gatestoneinstitute.org - Now that the world's headlines are dominated by ISIS, and while Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is at the UN, the Iran is using these distractions to step up its executions, its mass-arrests of minorities, and now its execution of Ayatollah Boroujerdi -- that is if Iran, by again withholding crucial medical attention, does not passively execute him first.

Activists rally around jailed female volleyball fan

Ghoncheh-Ghavami-010Radiozamaneh - Three hundred Iranian political and cultural activists have written to President Hassan Rohani, drawing attention to the dismal situation of Ghoncheh Qavami in Evin Prison and urging the government to respect her citizen’s rights and facilitate her release.

A women’s rights activist still under arrest after 58 days

volleyball-protestHRANA News Agency – After 58 days one of the women who attended the gathering to support women’s attendance in Azadi Stadium to watch volleyball tournament is still in detention.

Reformist journalist freed on bail in Iran

saba-azarpeyk2AFP - An Iranian journalist who covered parliament for pro-reform media has been released on bail almost three months after being detained, her lawyer said on Thursday.

Journalist’s arrest extended despite lack of trial

saba-azarpeyk2Radio Zamaneh - The arrest warrant for jailed journalist Saba Azarpeyk has been renewed again for another month despite Azarpeyk’s objections and her demand for due process.

Eighty-one days in solitary confinement without trial -Saba Azarpeyk

saba-azarpeyk2HRANA News Agency – Saba Azarpeyk, a Reformist Journalist who was arrested 81 days ago, is still kept at solitary confinement with no clear vision of possible trail date.

Iran is world’s leading jailer of female journalists and netizens

arrests2Reporters Without Borders - Ten women who work in the media are currently behind bars in the Islamic Republic

Medical negligence over Zainab Jalalian’s Kidney problem

zeynab-jalalianHRANA News Agency – Despite Kidney failure, Zainab Jalalian – a Kurdish Political Activist held in Kermanshash Prison – has not received medical treatment and prison authorities fail to attend to her medical needs.

Journalist jailed for sending letters to father in prison

sajedeh arabsorkhiRadio Zamaneh - Sajedeh Arabsorkhi, an Iranian activist and journalist, has been transferred to Evin Prison to serve out a one-year prison sentence. According to the Kaleme website, she is accused of propaganda against the regime for writing letters to her father, Feizollah Arabsorkhi, a political prisoner at the time.

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