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UN Secretary General highlights ‘alarming rate’ of executions, unfair trials and arbitrary detentions in 19-page report Tuesday 4 October 2016  Saeed Kamali Dehghan The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has given a damning assessment of human rights in Iran, highlighting the “alarming...
Washington Post There’s no clear winner for America in Iran’s presidential election By Editorial Board   - May 18, 2017 IRAN’S PRESIDENTIAL election on Friday is a familiar contest between a relative moderate, the incumbent Hassan Rouhani, and a hard-line conservative backed by the Revolutionary...
Washington Post By Michael Cavna July 6, 2017 AT FIRST, Clay Jones was flattered. Then he learned more, and was repulsed. Now, Jones, a self-syndicated political cartoonist based in Fredericksburg, Va., is declining the honor. Jones discovered this week that a cartoon of his lampooning the...
HUFFPOST 06/08/2017 – Dr. Majid Rafizadeh HUFFPOST - A resolution was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, condemning an atrocity that most Americans, and indeed most westerners, have never heard of: the 1988 killings of approximately 30,000 political prisoners in Iran. Lawmakers led by Congressman Michael...
By Barbara Starr and Hamdi Alkhshali June 18, 2017 (CNN) - A US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane after the Syrian jet dropped bombs near Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) fighters on Sunday, the US military said in a statement. The shootdown...
AL ARABIYA Sunday, June 4, 2017 AL ARABIA - Iran’s government has a clear aim which is creating a reality that suits it and that imposes itself when deciding Syria’s fate and that expands its role in Iraq later. To achieve...
May 17, 2017 – Voice of America John Bolton, the prominent diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations sat down for an exclusive interview with the Voice of America's Persian service just days before the presidential election in...
May 1, 2017 REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS issued a statement on April 26th describing Iran as one of the world’s five major prisons for media activists and placed Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the list of enemies of press freedom. “… Iran...
Did an elderly Korean-American salmon exporter become a money launderer for Iran? By ZACH DORFMAN     July 14, 2017 POLITICO - In August 2012, a silver Rolls-Royce pulled up to the majestic Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Out stepped a newly married...

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