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33% of Iran’s population live in absolute poverty: economist

A researcher and university professor announced the absolute poverty line for a four-person urban family in 2017 as about four million tomans (1,200 USD)...
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Iran: Only 4% of women in Sistan and Baluchistan have internet...

In the province of Sistan and Baluchistan, only 4.47% of women between the ages of 15 to 54 have internet access, which is the...
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Iran: Discrimination Extends to People With Disabilities

Many sectors of society in Iran are discriminated against by Iran, including religious and ethnic minorities and women. Human rights watch and the Center...
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Iran: 2-year-old earthquake survivor dies due to atrocious living condition

Little 2-year-old Sarina died on January 18, 2018 after catching the flu in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah. More than 70 days after the...
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Iran: Mental disorder on rise among Tehrani women

The head of the Welfare Organization said that mental disorders among Tehrani women are more frequent than in men, according to the state-run Baazar...
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Notorious Warden Increases Pressure on Prisoners in Evin

According to reports, Gholamreza Ziaei, the new chief of the Iranian regime's notorious Evin prison in Tehran, has been mounting repression against...
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Student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh sentenced to 3.5 years

The Revision Court of Tehran Province upheld the prison verdict for Tehran University student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh, issued by Branch 26 of...
Mohammad Raji

Iran: Slain Dervish Mohammad Raji buried under security supervision

On March 5, the body of Mohammad Raji, a Gonabadi Dervish who was killed during interrogations in prison, was nightly buried with the presence...
Iran judiciary

Iran approves only 20 lawyers to represent activists charged with political...

Iran's judiciary created a very short list of lawyers, 20 so far, who will be allowed to handle political and national security cases. Iranian state...
Iranian Writers’ Association

Iranian Writers’ Association criticizes censorship in statement

The Iranian Writers' Association in a statement on the occasion of the Day against Censorship (December 4), criticized the Rohani government, demanding that censorship be...

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Mass arrests in southwest Iran in wake of protests over HIV...

Security forces in southwest Iran have made widespread arrests following large protests over the HIV infection of more than 300 villagers by a local...