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Iran: Woman arrested after violent home raid

Shahnaz Akmali, mother of Mostafa Karimbeigi, killed by Iranian security forces back in the 2009 uprisings, was detained on Wednesday morning and transferred to...
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Iran: wave of attacks against journalists

Zeinab Karimian, a former journalist of Iran’s state-run "Mehr” news agency, and Saleh Deldam, a cinema director and producer, have been arrested. This is the...
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Iran arrests 32 online activists

32 Telegram social media channel managers have been arrested based on an arrest warrant issued by the justice department of Hormozgan Province, south of...
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Iran: Website manager convicted for insulting former president

The  manager of state-run “Tabnak” website, known to be affiliated to former IRGC chief Mohsen Rezaie, was convicted for insulting former Iranian president Mahmoud...
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Iran: Women in modelling business arrested in Qazvin

Dozens of individuals engaged in the modelling business on the internet were arrested in Qazvin. The Prosecutor of Qazvin, Sadeq Niaraki, announced that in meeting...
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Iran: Woman arrested for honoring anniversary of Kurdish Republic

Kurdish painter, Neshimal Sohrabi, was arrested on Saturday, January 21, 2017, by agents of the Department of Intelligence of Boukan. A source close to Soharabi...
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Iran: IRGC arrests activist women in Tehran

Agents of the Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Corps arrested a number of women's rights activists in Tehran on Monday, January 16, 2017. The arrests are...
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Iran: Baha’i student banned from university for his faith

Nima Ighanian, Baha'i student has been expelled from university because of his beliefs despite his high rank in the nationwide entrance exam. Ighanian was a...
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Iran: Campaign launched to confront mal-veiled women

The Police Chief of Golestan's Security Department announced that they had dealt with mal-veiled women. He said, "The cars belonging to women who dropped...
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Two Baha’is arrested in Iran

Two members of Iran's Baha'i community, Kourosh Sharifzadeh and Foad Misaghian, living in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, have been arrested and...

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Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Urmia Central Prison

Two political prisoners have gone on hunger strike to protest their harsh prison sentences. Ibrahim Khalil Sedighi Hamedani and...