More Sanctions Against Iran, US-led Arms Embargo

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The United States is attempting to extend an international arms embargo on Iran’s regime via a second draft U.N. Security Council resolution. If this bid is unsuccessful, Washington has threatened a return of all U.N. sanctions that were previously put on Iran under a 2015 deal.   This latest development comes after Congress Republicans introduced a…

Iran Women’s Defender Faces 24 Years in Prison For Not Wearing Compulsory Headscarf

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20-year-old Iranian women’s rights defender Saba Kord Afshari was arrested on June 1, 2019 and sentenced to 24 years in prison for refusing to wear a regime-mandated headscarf in public.   Afshari was sent to a prison under the jurisdiction of the Intelligence Department of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps where she was allegedly coerced into making false video confessions.   According…

Babies Sold In Iran Via Instagram

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Authorities have arrested three men in Iran for allegedly attempting to sell newborn babies on the photo-sharing Instagram platform.   According to reporting by the semi-official ISNA news agency, the men first bought two babies from their mothers for approximately $500 USD and then resold them for $2,000 and $2,500.   The babies were 20 days old…

Iran Sees Third ‘Honor Killing’ In A Month

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Rayhaneh Ameri, 22, was recently killed in Kerman, Iran by her father for returning home late one night. In a violent rage, Rayhaneh’s father allegedly beat her with an axe, causing her to bleed out and slowly die. According to a report from last Tuesday, when Rayhaneh’s sister and mother came home to an empty…

Iranian Student Arrested Without Warrant Catches Coronavirus

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A 20-year-old computer science major arrested on April 10 at his parents’ home in Tehran by the regime forces has now reportedly contracted COVID-19 while in custody.  Ali Younesi, a high-achieving math and science student, was taken by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps without a warrant in a very violent arrest that allegedly left his forehead…

Iranian Boy Band Praises Khomeini in English Propaganda Music Video

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An Iranian boy band praising the Islamic Republic’s founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in an English propaganda music video has gone viral. The music video shows the 11 members of “Safir Eshgh International Symphony Ensemle” singing in English at Khomeini’s mausoleum with his tomb in the background. The boys begin by taking off their shoes to…