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Iran News Brief June, 06/ 2014

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June, 06/ 2014
 

OIAC condemns execution of Iranian political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi.
Reuters

The Iranian regime has continued its reign of terror against dissidents, with the execution of political prisonerGholamreza Khosravi which took place on Sunday June 1st. Khosravi was an outspoken supporter of Iran’s main opposition, the Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), and was charged with “waging war against God” (moharebeh) by the Iranian regime. See More: 

Supreme Leader: Iran has first say regionally in terms of policy making.

Tehran, June 4, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has the first say in terms of policy making regionally. Learn More:  http://www.irna.ir/en/News/2717128/Politic/Supreme_Leader__Iran_has_first_say_regionally_in_terms_of_policy_making

POLITICAL ACTIVIST ARRESTED IN TEHRAN.
Iran News Updates

According to the news received from iran, a political activist Ms Masoumeh Gholizadeh was arrested two weeks ago in Tehran.

a recent philosophy graduate from Allameh Tabatabi University in Tehran, she had left for Turkey to pursue higher education. However, she was arrested upon her return by security forces in Tehran. Her whereabouts continue to remain unknown.

Yet there is a growing consensus that she is being held by the Minisitry of Intelligence in her hometown of Tabriz. Find More: 

http://www.irannewsupdate.com/news/human-rights/1233-political-activist-arrested-in-tehran.html

Silenced, Expelled, Imprisoned: Repression of Students and Academics in Iran.

Amnesty International-USA
This report is based on research that Amnesty International conducted using a wide range of private and public sources. This included in-depth interviews with more than 50 individuals, both women and men, with direct knowledge of Iran’s universities and system of higher education, including former students and academic teaching staff.. Learn More: http://www.amnestyusa.org/research/reports/silenced-expelled-imprisoned-repression-of-students-and-academics-in-iran

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