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Presumed Rouhani’s ‘Moderate’ Iran Needs to be re-defined in light of execution of Gay Teen

Iran is pushing the envelope when it comes to human rights violations – and the world (and the media) can no longer look the other way. While some media outlets are still holding onto the notion that the Rouhani administration

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s Pokémon Go Ban Has Wider Implications – Choosing Censorship over Rapprochement

The Pokémon Go trend which has swept across the globe has captured the attention of Iranians too, who have joined the multitudes taking to the streets all over the world to catch animated characters. In Iran, however, the “real world”

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Time for the Media and West to Hold Rouhani Accountable for Rights Abuses in Iran

Three years into the presidency of the “moderate” Hassan Rouhani, it can be said without hesitation that the human rights record in Iran is continuing to deteriorate. Just look at the sheer number of reports on rights violations which have

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran Considers Twitter Access – for the good of the regime of course

Iran’s proxy war with Saudi Arabia, which is being played out in various theaters across the Middle East and beyond, has for a long time been spilling over into a somewhat unlikely arena: Twitter, to which the Iranian regime has

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Posted in Al monitor, Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Surprise! Iran Illicitly Pursuing Nukes Post-Deal

Even after the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 was implemented, it was hard to believe Iran would completely cease its sophisticated and underhanded efforts – using front companies, proxies, and more – to develop its nuclear program. Now,

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Iran and Islamic State – More Similar Than Catches the Eye

The horrors of the brutal “caliphate” of the Islamic State – from its slave market to the numerous terrorist attacks it has perpetrated – are documented all over the media, as is its hypocrisy. Iran has tried to present itself

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

As FATA Blacklists Iran for money laundering and Terror Financing, Some Outlets Try To Overlook It

What’s stopping Western firms from carrying out deals with Iran wholeheartedly? In previous posts, we have suggested that rather than the existing sanctions (which, of course, were imposed for a reason), it is the Iranian regime itself which is the

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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