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Being Jewish In Iran: Living in a Gilded Cage and Never Being Free

Iran’s record on fair and equal treatment of minorities is troubling at best, with the Islamic republic notoriously persecuting Baha’is (including through economic and educational apartheid), punishing Christians for outwardly expressing their faith, and cracking down on Sunni Ahwazi Arabs

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Fars News Agency mistranslates and misleads

The Fars News Agency, an official Iranian regime outlet quoted Ambassadar Ali Ahani, their ambassador to Paris.  He was “reiterating” – in his words – that their “doctrine rejects acquisition of atomic weapons and it is a principle stated at

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Posted in Fars News Agency, Other News

Iran’s hard and soft wars… Who is next?

Think tanker and author Matthew Levitt penned a thought-provoking piece in Foreign Policy on Iran’s continued strategic exportation of terror. “An Iranian-American used car salesman pleaded guilty this month to conspiring with Iranian agents to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States. Mansour Arbabsiar’s guilty

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Posted in Other News

Freedom of speech or platform for hatred; Europe’s big decision

It has not been the best of weeks for Thomas Erdbrink and his reporting on Iran. First of all, his misleading and inaccurate piece on Iran’s ‘drug war’ (see my previous post), and now a report – that while balanced

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Posted in Human Rights, Khamenei
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