Monday, July 15, 2024

Iranians Are Emigrating In Staggering Numbers, Causing Massive Brain Drain

By Kayhan Life Staff Iranians are migrating to foreign countries in shockingly high numbers, leading experts to warn that the nation's human capital is being eroded. Yet the government does not appear willing to address...

Isabella Nefar Discusses Role in Upcoming ˋReading Lolita’ Movie, Alongside Farahani

By Katayoun Shahandeh Isabella Nefar is an Iranian-Italian actor who spent her formative years in Iran before studying in Italy and later at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She recently finished...

Islamic Republic Executes Former Child Bride, According To Her Ex-Cellmate

By Natasha Phillips The Islamic Republic of Iran executed Samira Sabzian, a victim of child marriage, on Dec. 20, according to a post on X by Mozhgan Keshavarz, an exiled political prisoner who once shared...

UK Sanctions Iran Officials Over Forced Hijab Law

By Natasha Phillips The UK government sanctioned five men in Iran on Dec. 8 for their roles in the implementation of the Islamic Republic’s forced hijab law. It also sanctioned the men for grave human...

Islamic Republic Ministries, Central Bank Implicated In $3.37 Billion Corruption Scandal  

By Roshanak Astaraki The Islamic Republic of Iran’s ministries, customs office and central bank are implicated in a $3.37 billion corruption scandal centered on tea imports and orchestrated  between 2019 and 2022 by the Debsh...

Islamic Republic Faces Powerful New Wave of Protests, Labor Strikes

By Ahmad Rafat A new wave of protests and strikes by various trade unions and guilds has spread throughout Iran in the past few weeks. This wave differs in many important respects from the demonstrations...

Islamic Republic Enables ‘Large Scale Gender Apartheid,’ Says UN Special Rapporteur on Iran

By Natasha Phillips   “Large-scale gender apartheid is being permitted” in Iran, where acts of gender-based violence are being committed, according to Javaid Rehman, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. He made the...

Islamic Republic Recruits Basijis, Clerics As School Teachers

By Kayhan Life Staff In recent months, the Islamic Republic’s Ministry of Education has recruited more students into the Basij, and added Basiji forces and clerics to teaching staff. The Basij are a paramilitary and...

Golshifteh Farahani, Empress Farah Portrayed In Roshanak Aminelahi’s Art Show

By Rawaa Talass "Faces of Resilience" is the title of an exhibition at  Dubai’s Ayyam Gallery in which the artist Roshanak Aminelahi pays homage to notable women in history and contemporary culture, such as Empress...

Iranian Asylum Seekers in Turkey Face Potential Threat of Extradition to Iran 

By Ahmad Rafat The situation of Iranian refugees in Turkey is deteriorating, with Turkish authorities reportedly entering into secret agreements with the Islamic Republic to return some refugees to Iran. This has raised concerns that those...