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Time for accountability of organizers of discriminatory sport events in Iran

Only a month ago (March 15) we ran a piece about sports discrimination in Iran, due to the expelling of the teen siblings from chess tournaments. Here we stand only a month later, with two more incidents of sports gender

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Other News

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

Important Reward to #StealthyFreedom Campaign

The Geneva rights summit, A global coalition of 20 non-governmental organizations announced today that Iranian freelance journalist Masih Alinejad, creator of “My Stealthy Freedom” Facebook page that allows Iranian women to upload photos of themselves without the mandatory Hijab, has been

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Posted in Human Rights

New Feminine Threat in Iran- Beware!

Iran celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution this year. Many news outlets revisited the cataclysmic event in honor of the occasion, writing about its broken promises of freedom, equality and a better life and impact on US-Iranian relations

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Posted in Human Rights

Good Human Rights News from Iran?

Reuters reported about it, but can’t blame the news agency for working with scant information when it comes to Iran: on Saturday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei agreed to commute the sentences of almost 900 people in honor of

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

Human Rights left hanging by media

How was this missed by most of the international media (AP and Reuters penned articles – but few picked them up).  We found this on the UNPO website, taken from the Ahwaz News Agency: “On Monday 11 March 2013, the Iranian delegate to

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Posted in AP, Other News
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