Social media crackdown: 3 Telegram users in Iran sentenced to total of 36 years behind bars

Social media crackdown: 3 Telegram users in Iran sentenced to total of 36 years behind...

29 April 2017

Three social media activists in Iran who have been sentenced each to 12 years behind bars since mid-September of last year are called, Mr. Mohammad Mohajer, Mr. Alireza Tavakoli and Mr. Mohammad Mehdi Zamanzadeh. These individuals are all administrators of various Telegram channels, Hrana News Agency reported. Each of these...

Iran judiciary orders another hand amputation

Iran judiciary orders another hand amputation

29 April 2017

Judiciary sentences hand amputation for prisoner accused of robbery. This is at least the fifth such court ruling in 2017 alone. Iran Probe, April 28 - Branch 8 of Tehran Province criminal court has sentenced an inmate to see his hand amputated on robbery charges, according to the Human Rights...

Political prisoners Esmail Abdi, Arash Sadeghi and Yousef Emadi declare support for Atena Daemi

Political prisoners Esmail Abdi, Arash Sadeghi and Yousef Emadi declare support for Atena Daemi

29 April 2017

Three political prisoners incarcerated in Evin Prison published a letter in support of the demands of the civil rights activist Atena Daemi. Esmail Abdi, Arash Sadeghi and Yousef Emadi said in their letter: "One of the rights violated in our country is the illegal raids by security forces on the...

Obama’s nuke deal with Iran was a fraud

Obama’s nuke deal with Iran was a fraud

29 April 2017

Toronto Sun, by Candace Malcolm - The Islamic Republic of Iran is reportedly building a nuclear weapon — capable of killing hundreds of thousands of people — and we have only ourselves to blame for trusting and appeasing the fascists in Tehran. For decades, we’ve known that Iran’s ruling mullahs...

Former member of Iranian women's football team 'banned from sport' after being photographed without veil

Former member of Iranian women's football team 'banned from sport' after being photographed without veil

28 April 2017

The Independent - A former member of Iran's women's football team claims she has been banned from the sport after being photographed with her hair uncovered abroad. Shiva Amini shared photos on Instagram showing her playing friendly matches in Switzerland and Italy, competing in shorts and without Iran’s compulsory hijab...

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