Friday, April 12, 2024

Dozens of Christians Were Arrested In Iran in 2022 and 2023, Report Says 

By Natasha Phillips The number of Christians arrested in Iran for practicing their faith increased from 134 in 2022 to 162 in 2023, according to a new report published by Article 18, a London-based nonprofit...

Paris-Based Artist Hanieh Delecroix Highlights Plight of Iranian Women

By Katayoun Shahandeh Hanieh Delecroix is an Iranian-born artist living in Paris who left Iran after the Revolution and whose recent work, dedicated to the plight of Iranian women, went on display at the Salon...
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Nowruz 2024: Iranians Celebrate Their Heritage

By Kayhan Life Staff This year's Nowruz holiday in Iran saw thousands of people visiting historical sites and royal palaces. Official statistics released during the first few days of the holiday showed that more than...

Iranian Directors Say ‘Forbidden’ to Join Berlin Premiere

By Miranda Murray BERLIN, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Empty chairs marked the absence of Iranian directors Maryam Moghaddam and Behtash Sanaeeha who should have presented "My Favourite Cake", a late-in-life romance of liberation from morality rules, at the...
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Teenager Barzin Hamzeh-Zadeh Was Tortured to Death in Iranian Prison, Hengaw Says  

By Natasha Phillips Barzin Hamzeh-Zadeh, a 16-year-old Kurdish boy arrested in November 2022 during the ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ protests in Iran, died on Jan. 4 of injuries sustained while being tortured in prison, the human...

Iran’s Government Executes Four People It Says Are Linked to Israeli Intelligence -State Media

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Iran carried out the death sentences of four people on Monday that it says were linked to an Israeli intelligence operation, after the Supreme Court rejected their appeal, Iranian state media reported. https://twitter.com/KayhanLife/status/1751857706544328861 https://twitter.com/ICHRI/status/1751400296951984260 The defendants...

Journalists Niloufar Hamedi, Elahe Mohammadi Face Re-Arrest For Not Wearing Hijab

By Natasha Philips Journalists Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are to face a new set of charges in Iran after they appeared in public without the mandatory hijabs on Jan. 14, the day that they...

After Zeraati Stabbing, More Iran International Journalists Are At Risk in UK, Channel Says 

By Natasha Phillips At least six journalists working for the Iran International television network in the UK are at risk of harm from the Iranian regime, according to Adam Baillie, the spokesperson for the London-based...

Iran’s Security Forces Blinded More Than 125 People In Protests, Says Berkeley Human Rights Center

By Natasha Phillips An investigation into the number of people blinded by Iran’s security forces during the nationwide 2022 protests by the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) human rights center published on March 19, found that...

Iran Regime’s Election Turnout Hits Record Low, Hardliners Maintain Grip on Parliament

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, March 4 (Reuters) - Turnout in Iran's parliamentary election was around 41%, the country's interior minister said on Monday, the lowest participation since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution that swept the clerical rulers into power. https://kayhanlife.com/cartoon/cast-your-vote-i-wont-sting/ https://twitter.com/PahlaviReza/status/1763574265830359174?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1763574265830359174%7Ctwgr%5E668fb4a7a2d67ecd9969692edeb58d456096b692%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fkayhanlife.com%2Fnews%2Firan%2Firan-election-turnout-lowest-since-1979-revolution-early-reports-indicate%2F Friday's election was seen...