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Extraordinary bail gets ill blogger released from jail

  Jailed activist and blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was temporarily released on the exorbitant bail of 1.4 billion toumans after repeated requests for his release due to health complications. The Kaleme website reports that leave is granted for only eight days despite the serious nature of Ronaghi Maleki’s health problems involving his stomach, kidney and […]

Iran’s New Search Engine Denies Access to Political or Human Rights Content on Internet

  A new Internet search engine developed by the Iranian government, Parsijoo, has been designed to keep Iranian users from accessing any political or human rights-related content. According to research conducted by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, the new engine’s display of search results does not follow the norms of other engines […]

Open Letter to the adviser of President Hassan Rouhani on political and security affairs in matters

  An open letter by the “International Organisation To Preserve Human Rights in Iran” addressed to Hojatoleslam Ali Younesi, the adviser of President Hassan Rouhani on political and security affairs in matters relating to ethnic and religious in Iran. Dear Hojatoleslam Ali Younesi, As you are aware, it has been a while since the repression […]

Activists say “political kidnapping” hurts young women

  A group of political-social activists in Shiraz has called for the release of Jamila Karimi, a women’s rights activist and member of the Reformist Coalition Council of Fars, two months after her arrest. In a statement, the activists stress that Karimi’s arrest so close to the election can only be seen as “political kidnapping” […]

Imprisoned Political Prisoner Hossein Ronaghi Maleki In Deteriorating Health

  Political Prisoner Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, now incarcerated in Evin Ward 350, is facing deteriorating health due to confiscation of his medication by prison officials. Human rights activist Hossein Ronaghi Maleki reported back to Evin prison on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, following the denial of his medical furlough extension due to the upcoming presidential elections. […]

Political Activists Arrested In Lahijan Ahead Of The Presidential Election

  As the presidential election nears, a number of political activists have been summoned, homes of some activists searched and a number of activists who were planing to open a campaign office for Hashemi Rafsanjani have been arrested. Among the arrested are, Hamid Hadisi, Ebrahim Khoshsirat, Mourice Bagheri, and Mr. Jafari the chair of the […]

KELLNER: Religious persecution can mean political upheaval

  Rising persecution of minority religious communities in Pakistan, Iran and Syria — and other nations — is a serious threat to stability in those countries and their neighbors, a panel of specialists said at a Hudson Institute forum this week, showing how religious tensions can have larger political ramifications in hot spots around the […]

Solidarity in France with the political prisoners in Iran

    On Saturday May 4, in France, a group of Iranian human rights supporters of the International Organization to Preserve Human Rights in Iran expressed their solidarity with all the political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Iran. They played daf together and demanded the unconditional and immediate release of Nasrin Sotoudeh and the […]

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