Monday, May 27, 2024

Biden Receives Letter from Jailed Iranian American -White House

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday it had received a letter to President Joe Biden from Siamak Namazi, an Iranian American imprisoned in Iran for more than seven years on spying charges, and called Iran's...

Iran Is Paying ‘Political and Diplomatic Price for Its Brutality,’ UK Official 

By Natasha Phillips Iran’s government knows “the political and diplomatic price they are paying for their brutality ,” the UK Foreign Office Minister Andrew Mitchell has said. Mitchell made the remarks during a June 7 debate at the...

Amnesty International Reports on Iran’s Crackdown to Enforce Hijab, Including Vehicle Confiscation

By Natasha Phillips More than a million women have been threatened with confiscation of their vehicles since April 15, after surveillance cameras caught them driving without their headscarves on, Amnesty International said. The findings, published in a...

Islamic Republic’s Human Rights Violations Come Under International Scrutiny

By Ahmad Rafat The violation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has become the focus of intense international attention in the past few weeks. On Dec.10, coinciding with World Human Rights Day in...

Canada To Support Iranian Temporary Residents, Citing Crackdown on Iran Protests

By Kanishka Singh Feb 23 (Reuters) - The Canadian government on Thursday announced support for Iranian temporary residents in Canada looking to extend their stay, citing the Iranian government's crackdown on recent protests. "Effective March 1, 2023, these measures will make it...

Ukraine, Iran’s Quests for Freedom to Dominate Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Sean Penn's documentary portrait of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, filmed as Russia invaded Ukraine a year ago, will be among headliners at next month's Berlin Film Festival, where a life achievement...

Elahe Tavakolian, Who Lost Eyesight in Iran Protests, Bears Witness 

By Ahmad Rafat The 34-year-old Elahe Tavakolian is one of many Iranians who lost their eyesight after being shot by security forces during the nationwide protest sparked by the death of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini while...

Alireza Akbari: The British-Iranian Executed by Tehran

Jan 14 (Reuters) - Iran has executed British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari, the judiciary's Mizan news agency reported on Saturday, after sentencing the former Iranian deputy defence minister to death on charges of spying for Britain. Here are some details...

Wave of Poison Attacks on Schoolgirls Alarms Iranians

DUBAI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Iranian girls in different schools have suffered "mild poison" attacks over recent months, the health minister said, with some politicians suggesting they could have been targeted by religious groups opposed to girls'...
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VIDEO:Mattie Heaven Insists Anti-IRGC Campaign in UK Will Continue Despite Security Fears

By Kayhan Life Staff Mattie Heaven, the wife of anti-IRGC campaigner Vahid Beheshti, explains the campaign to convince the British government to proscribe the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in the UK. Ms Heaven is a...