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News Iran » People: Iran frees 440 people arrested during protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rallies-prisoners/iran-frees-440-people-arrested-during-protests-idUSKBN1F41MP
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran has freed 440 people arrested in Tehran during anti-government protests, a judiciary official said, amid continuing uncertainty over how many were detained around the country. The demonstrations, which began over economic hardships ...

News Iran » People: Changes to Iran’s Criminal Code Could Save the Lives of 5,000 People Awaiting Execution for Drug Offenses

News channel or source: https://www.alternet.org/drugs/iran-should-change-criminal-code-save-lives
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Proper implementation of Iran’s recent changes to its penal code would save the lives of 5,000 people currently facing capital punishment for drug offenses in the country. After China, Iran executes more people than any other country in the world, and ...

News Iran » People: Europe's Betrayal of the Iranian People

News channel or source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11750/europe-iran-betrayal
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

The alliance between Saudi Arabia and the United States seems intended to contain the Iranian regime, and not, as falsely advertised by President Barack Obama, to prevent a nuclear program. Leaders of Western Europe know exactly what the mullahs' regime is ...

News Iran » People: 'The Day Is Coming When You Will Be Free,' Pence Tells Iranian People and Promises Blossoming Friendship

News channel or source: https://ijr.com/the-declaration/2018/01/1053187-the-day-is-coming-when-you-will-be-free-pence-tells-iranian-people-and-promises-blossoming-friendship/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

During Vice President Mike Pence's Knesset address, he repeatedly put the spotlight on Iran. He made a “solemn promise” to the world that the U.S. would never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. Pence also criticized the nation for being the ...

News Iran » People: Iranian Shah's Son on Protests: 'People Chant, 'Death to the Dictator.' This Is About Much More Than Economic Issues'

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.834371
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

WASHINGTON - In June of this year, Reza Pahlavi, eldest son of the late, deposed Shah of Iran, will mark 40 years since the last time he set foot in his native country. In the summer of 1978 he was a high school student about to visit the United States.

News Iran » People: Trump’s Meaningless ‘Support’ for the Iranian People

News channel or source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/trumps-meaningless-support-for-the-iranian-people/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

One section of Trump’s recent Iran statement stood out as remarkably disingenuous: We are also supporting the brave Iranian citizens who are demanding change from a corrupt regime that wastes the Iranian people’s money on weapons systems at home and ...

News Iran » People: Play brings trans people into public eye in Iran

News channel or source: http://www.payvand.com/news/18/jan/1108.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TEHRAN - A play that spotlights transsexuals in Iran was staged during the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival in Tehran on Friday night. "The Blue Pink" was staged by a cast of nine actors helmed by the promising young director and writer Sanaz Bayan ...

News Iran » People: Iran Says Over 400 Protesters Still Detained, 25 People Killed

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/iran-judiciary-say-400-antigovernment-protesters-still-detained/28974746.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Iran's judiciary says that about 465 people are still being detained across the country for taking part in a wave of antigovernment protests that began nearly three weeks earlier. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni-Ejei also acknowledged that 25 ...

News Iran » People: Iranian people need US support to make regime change: Walid Phares

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/careersandeducation/iranian-people-need-us-support-to-make-regime-change-walid-phares/vi-AAuC7d5
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

FOX News national security analyst Walid Phares on the survival of the Iran deal and how the Trump administration can convince the Iranian people that the U.S. is on their side.