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The Man Who Refused to Spy ...
newyorker.com 20/09/2020 People
The F.B.I. tried to recruit an Iranian scientist as an informant. When he balked, the payback was brutal. By Laura Secor September 14, 2020 In court, ...View Details»

Pope Francis says gossip is 'a plague worse than Covid' ...
theguardian.com 09/09/2020 People
Straying from prepared weekly blessing, pontiff urges faithful not to air grievances in public Pope Francis said on Sunday that gossip is a “plague wo...View Details»

Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer begins hunger strike...
apnews.com 14/08/2020 People
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has begun a hunger strike seeking better prison conditions and the release ...View Details»

Kylie Moore-Gilbert in good health in Iran with access to medical trea...
theguardian.com 05/08/2020 People
But the academic has told human rights advocates that in Qarchak prison ‘I can’t eat anything, I feel so very hopeless … I am so depressed’ Saba Vase...View Details»

Iran urged to release rights activist with COVID-19 symptoms ‘before i...
news.un.org 23/07/2020 People
22 July 2020 Human Rights A group of independent UN human rights experts has called for Iran to urgently release an activist who reportedly is ill wit...View Details»

Death of exiled singer sparks controversy in Iran ...
thejakartapost.com 15/06/2020 People
Shahla Safi Zamir, better known by her stage name Marjan, died aged 71 in a Los Angeles hospital on June 6, the Boston Globe reported. (Shutterstock/K...View Details»

Exiled Iranian human rights activist found dead in US lake...
english.alaraby.co.uk 13/05/2020 People
The body of an exiled Iranian activist was found in a Texas lake last week, with friends and colleagues remembering his dedication to human rights dur...View Details»

Second Hunger striker ‘walks into immortality’ after 297 days on hunge...
morningstaronline.co.uk 27/04/2020 People
Mustafa Kocak was sentenced to aggravated life imprisonment last July based on the testimony of a government informer MUSTAFA KOCAK “walked into immor...View Details»

An aggrieved Trump blames press for furor over disinfectant comments ...
edition.cnn.com 26/04/2020 People
Analysis by Maeve Reston, CNN Updated 1445 GMT (2245 HKT) April 26, 2020 (CNN)After shocking the nation last week with his toxic suggestion that the ...View Details»

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's prison leave extended by a month in Iran...
msn.com 22/04/2020 People
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's temporary release from an Iranian jail has been extended for one month, her MP has said. The British-Iranian mum is in rel...View Details»


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