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Does Concern Outweigh Joy Over Nuclear Deal?

After 20 months of drawn-out talks, Iran and the world powers have struck a final-status nuclear deal. As reports of the agreement (full text here) started streaming in on Tuesday, so did the jubilant reactions from Iran and beyond –

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

The two faces of Zarif Leave Few Marks On Nuke Deal Coverage

Just days ago, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was sending out a YouTube message to Washington, urging a “lasting outcome” for the nuclear talks  and calling for “the maturity to be reasonable […] and the audacity to break old habits,”

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Posted in Huffington Post, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Press Turns Tongue-In-Cheek As Nuke Deadline Goes By

Yet another extended deadline for a nuclear accord between Iran and the P5+1 has come and gone, as the “intense” talks hit numerous (new and old) snags. After so many missed deadlines, this week’s headlines on the latest extension seemed

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Posted in CNN, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Despite Global Outcry, Can Jailed Iranian Cartoonist Expect Mercy?

What can you get arrested for in Iran? The list grows longer by the day: for belonging to a religious or ethnic minority; for being a female spectator in a “masculine” sports stadium; for killing a man trying to rape

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Mohammad Javad Zarif

As Rezaian Braces For Trial, US Blogger Finds Paradise In Iran

In our previous post, we called out Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on his hypocrisy regarding his country’s human rights abuses, calling into question the veracity of his farcical claim – broadcast on American television for all to see

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Posted in Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Zarif Comes Under Fire For Hypocrisy On Human Rights

Recently, more and more coverage of Iran in the Western press has been devoted to human rights issues. This rise has coincided with a “surge” in extrajudicial executions in Iran, many of them unreported, according to a recent statement by

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif

In The West, As In Iran, Rezaian Case Is About Politics

Nine months after the arrest of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iran has finally revealed the charges against him: four, including espionage, “propaganda against the establishment,” and “collaborating with hostile governments” (charges already eerily familiar to those who’ve watched Jon

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Posted in AP, CNN, Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks
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