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Protesting his Wife’s Detention, the Husband of Prominent Iranian Lawyer Beaten

Iranian security forces attacked a group who were protesting the arrest of Iranian prominent human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh including her husband, Reza Khandan. On 17 June, Iranian security forces attacked a group of protesters […]

Iranian Authorities Respond to Labour Protests with Scores of Arrests

Fifty protesting workers of Ahwaz Steel National Industrial Group participating in protests on Monday June 11 were arrested by the authorities. Reportedly another group of workers who had gathered on Tuesday to protest the arrest of their colleagues were also arrested.

Iranian Wrestlers Urge Authorities to Lift Ban on Facing Israeli Athletes

Efforts by Iranian wrestlers and Iran’s Wrestling Federation to lift the ban on facing Israeli athletes in the sports arena have fallen short of success. Rasoul Khadem, head of Iran’s Wrestling Federation rendered his resignation in protest to the ban on Iranian wrestlers to face Israeli opponents in international games. A special meeting was convened to convince Khadem to withdraw his resignation. Attempts to return him to his post failed after he left the session in further protest.

Zamaneh Media Proud Sponsor of Iran Cyber Dialogue 2018

Zamaneh Media is proud to present its sponsorship of this year’s Iran Cyber Dialogue (ICD). ICD is an annual event where a growing number of organizations and individuals active in human rights work for Iran […]

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Plummeting Iranian Currency Triggers Protests

People took to the streets in Isfahan and Karaj on Tuesday July 31 to protest rising inflation and the progressively unaffordable price of living. Videos of these street protests posted on social media show retailers in Shapour neighborhood of Isfahan marching on the streets chanting slogans against rising prices.

Situation of Workers in Iran in Rapid Decline

Inflation and the rapid fall of Iranian currency value have made it impossible for minimum wage earners to afford their daily expenses. Labor activists are now calling for a review of the minimum wage. Head of Islamic Labor Council of Tehran Province has announced that a request to the Supreme Labor Council to review the minimum wage is in the works.

Anti Riot Police Open Fire on Iranian Protesters Demanding Clean Water

On the night of June 30th, anti-government protests in demanding clean water turned violent in the city of Khorramshahr in Southwest Iran, as anti riot police and plainclothes forces opened fire on protesters.

Iran to Execute Sufi Activist who did not Receive a Fair Trial

Iranian prison authorities have told the family of a Sufi Activist, Mohammad Salas that he will be executed on 18 June. The 51-year-old man was arrested 19 February after security forces violently attacked the Gonabadi […]

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