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IRANIAN AUTHORITIES STEP UP MEDIA CENSORSHIP

Reporters Without Borders condemns a surge in cases of harassment of journalists and print media by the Iranian authorities in the past few days, including the conservative weekly 9 Day’s closure, the fining of the reformist monthly Mehrnameh and judicial system spokesman… 709 more words

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Iran refuses to apply brakes on executions

The Iranian regime continues to commit gross violations of human rights despite repeated calls by rights groups and other countries for revision of policy. In Iran, people are subjected to medieval laws that proscribe death penalty and other cruel punishments for a wide range of crimes. 201 more words

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IRAN: Khamenei’s defiance reveals regime’s desperation

In remarks that reveal the Iranian regime’s desperation, Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the religious dictatorship, vowed on Wednesday that his regime would resist international sanctions imposed over its nuclear program, and threatened to respond with cutting back gas exports. 382 more words

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The takeaway from ‘100 Years of Beauty: Iran’ is to stay in our lane

Cut’s “100 Years of Beauty” series is making waves on beauty blogs and has attracted a 2 million+ strong audience. The series consists of 1 minute long videos that illustrate beauty trends through the decades, from the 1910s to now. 378 more words

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Italian State TV remembers Oriana Fallaci

Between yesterday and today the Italian State TV is airing a biographical mini-series about the famous Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci.

A messenger for the Italian Resistance as a teenager during WWII, Mrs Fallaci got a honor mention by the Italian Army at 14. 106 more words

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Please, respect my son's rights By Mary Rezaian

Mary Rezaian is the mother of Jason Rezaian, The Washinton Post’s Tehran bureau chief who has been detained in Iran since July. The views expressed are her own. 830 more words

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Deterioration of Human Rights in Iran

Political-Civil activists are persecuted due to their activity by officials of the regime of Iran.

Torture, beating, mock execution and brutal interrogation are the norms at the prisons of Iran that most of them are unknown due to weak media and Human Rights organizations. 722 more words

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