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“House of Cards” Exploited in the Continued Cultural War Against the US and the West in Iran

A few media outlets reported the forced resignation of the cultural official, Abbas Daneshi. He was forced to resign from his position due to protests from the religious authorities of Iran for daring to hold a concert in the “holy

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Time To Demand A ‘Human Rights Deal’ With Iran

Now that the nuclear deal with the P5+1 is a reality, Iran is already ushering in a new era of cooperation with the West – at least in some areas. Aviation, tourism, business, regular and increased flights to and from

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

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

Despite Warnings, Nuke Talks Overshadow Iran’s Human Rights Record

Most recent Western reports on Iran have centered on the nuclear talks, the framework agreement, and the financial implications thereof. Iran’s human rights abuses have been pushed aside.  Apparently, quite a bit, particularly when the government suppressing human rights is

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

The First Human Rights Casualty of Iran’s Nuclear Program

Brought from hriran.com The nuclear issue in Iran represents a threat to many countries around the world. Yet the ongoing negotiations may have already claimed its first victims. As the international community focuses on the nuclear talks, little attention has been

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, nuclear talks

New UN Report on Human Rights in Iran

In the present report, the fourth to be submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to Council resolution 25/24, the Special Rapporteur highlights developments in the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran since his fourth interim report submitted to

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Posted in Human Rights

UN Institutions Blast Iran’s Human Rights Situation

As the execution of Reyhaneh Jabberi and her mother’s moving eulogy continued to reverberate within Iran and outside it, the United Nations issued a scathing criticism of Tehran’s human rights policies. First came the latest report by UN special rapporteur

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Media Coverage
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