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  • Iran: Security Forces Violently Crack Down on Protesters

    Iran: Security Forces Violently Crack Down on Protesters

    Expand Iranian protesters gather around a burning car during a demonstration against an increase in gasoline prices in the capital Tehran, on November 16, 2019. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Sanctions Threatening Health
    The Trump administration’s broad sanctions on Iran have drastically constrained the ability of the country to finance humanitarian imports, including medicines, causing serious hardships for ordinary Iranians and threatening their right to health.
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Sanctions Threatening Health

    Iran: Sanctions Threatening Health

    October 29, 2019Video Iran: Sanctions Threatening Health The Trump administration’s broad sanctions on Iran have drastically constraine…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “Maximum Pressure”
    SummaryIn May 2018, the Trump administration formally withdrew from the international nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), agreed upon by the Obama administration in July 2015. Over the next 120 da…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Women to Attend Football Match in Iran, Ending 40-Year Ban!
    October 10 is a historic day in Iran – For the first time, women will be allowed the basic right to attend a FIFA World Cup qualifier match. But why is there a seat limit for women? Iran’s Azadi (Freedom) Stadium holds 85,000 people, but only 3,0…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Stadium Seating Cap Endangers Women

    Iran: Stadium Seating Cap Endangers Women

    Expand Female Iranian spectators cheer as they wave their country's flag during a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, at the Azadi (Freedom) stadium, in Tehran, Iran, Tu…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Reforms Will Grant Nationality to Children of Iranian Women

    Reforms Will Grant Nationality to Children of Iranian Women

    Expand Girl and women ride on a bus in Tehran © Reuters After more than a decade of women’s rights activism, Iran’s Guardian Council has finally…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Schools Shut Out Children with Disabilities

    Iran: Schools Shut Out Children with Disabilities

    Expand An Iranian student sits in a wheelchair in a classroom with fellow students. © May 2019 Fars News Agency (New York) – Children with disabi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “Just Like Other Kids”
    SummaryFor most children with disabilities in Iran, going to school is an out-of-reach dream. For the relative few who are able to attend, the experience is often a hard one.During the 2018-2019 school year, only 150,000 out of an estimated 1.5 mi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Joint Letter on the Arrests of Activists’ Relatives by the Iranian Government

    Joint Letter on the Arrests of Activists’ Relatives by the Iranian Government

    October 2, 2019 The undersigned human rights organizations are deeply concerned about arrests of family members of activists, journalists and political prisoners by the Iranian government. These arrests fit…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newUN urges Iran restraint amid reports of high protester death toll
    Concerns raised over alleged use of live ammunition against petrol price demonstratorsThe United Nations has urged Iran to end its shutdown of the internet and ensure its security services show restraint after the “clearly very serious” extent of…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 10:48am -
  • Iran begins payments to 60 million as petrol price protests continue
    Government claims it is switching subsidies from petrol consumption to householdsIran’s government has begun rushing out promised direct payments to 60 million Iranians, in a sign that the regime has been spooked by the scale of protests against pe…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 19, 2:35pm -
  • Leaked cables reveal scale of Iran's influence in Iraq
    Tehran effectively has free rein across key institutions of state, leaked documents showIranian intelligence officers have co-opted much of the Iraqi government’s cabinet, infiltrated its military leadership, and even tapped into a network of sourc…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:48am -
  • Iran supreme leader backs petrol price rises as protests spread
    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says ‘hooligans’ guilty of sabotage are ‘Iran’s enemies’Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has backed 50% petrol price increases that have sparked protests across Iran, claiming opponents of the Islamic…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 19, 7:34am -
  • Three killed by security forces in Baghdad protests
    Fresh wave of shootings as demonstrators try to occupy main squareA fresh wave of shootings by Iraqi security forces has left at least three people dead in central Baghdad after protesters demanding widespread changes tried to storm a public square,…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 1:23pm -
  • A long flight to freedom: how refugee Behrouz Boochani finally left his island jail behind
    The Kurdish Iranian refugee, kept in a limbo on Manus Island by Australia’s hardline immigration regime, made a final 34-hour journey to liberty• Behrouz Boochani lands in New Zealand a free man• Behrouz Boochani welcomed to freedom at Auckland…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 5:14am -
  • Uranium particles detected at undeclared site in Iran, says atomic watchdog
    UN agency also confirms Iran’s uranium stockpile has reached 551kg, beyond the 300kg limit laid down in 2015 dealThe United Nations’ nuclear watchdog has detected uranium particles at an undeclared site in Iran.The International Atomic Energy Age…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 7:51pm -
  • 'Designed to torture': asylum seeker chooses Iranian prison over PNG detention centre
    Man who spent nine weeks locked up inside Australian-funded centre in Port Moresby describes hunger, isolation and lack of legal support Ariobarzan endured six years of detention inside and outside the barbed wire on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Philippines grants asylum to Iranian woman held in airport
    Bahareh Zare Bahari was subject of Interpol arrest warrant after criticising regimeThe Philippine government has granted asylum to an Iranian former beauty queen and critic of the Iranian regime after she was stranded for four weeks in an airport.Bah…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 11:04pm -
  • Pompeo slams Iran's treatment of UN nuclear inspector
    US secretary of state accuses Tehran of trying to ‘intimidate’ woman while Iran says tests indicated she possessed ‘suspect’ materialThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has criticised Iran’s treatment of an inspector with the UN’s nuc…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 10:46pm -

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