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Director Mohammad Rasoulof Flees Iran Ahead of Cannes Premiere

CANNES, May 13 (Reuters) - Mohammad Rasoulof, a celebrated Iranian director whose latest film is competing in the Cannes Film Festival, has fled Iran after being sentenced to eight years in prison and flogging. In a statement dated Sunday, Rasoulof...

ANALYSIS: Iranian Workers Are Driven Into Poverty by Mass Layoffs, Low Pay

By Kayhan Life Staff May 1 marked International Workers’ Day, also known as Labor Day In some countries. In Iran, despite facing ongoing and significant economic pressures and government crackdowns on trade union protests, workers...

Iranian Teachers Earn One-Seventh Of What Their Turkish Counterparts Earn

By Kayhan Life Staff Iran commemorates Teachers’ Day on May 2, an opportunity for students, parents, and communities to show appreciation for teachers’ significant role in shaping the future through education. The Iran Open Data (IOD)...

ANALYSIS: Enforcing the Mandatory Hejab Is A Massive Economic Cost

By Roshanak Astaraki The suppression of women in Iran, most recently through the nationwide ‘Noor Project’ aimed at enforcing the mandatory hejab, has garnered significant attention both domestically and internationally. The Noor Project was launched...

Islamic Republic Cracks Down On Women In Hejab Enforcement Operation

By Kayhan Life Staff On April 13, Iranian security forces, including the Basij (volunteer militias) and units from an Iranian state board on moral propriety -- the Enjoying Good and Forbidding Evil HQ -- began...
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UN High Commissioner Calls for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Rapper Toomaj Salehi

By Kayhan Life Staff/Reuters At the bi-weekly press conference in Geneva Jeremy Laurence, Spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) briefed the journalist on the latest development in Iran. “We have received information that uniformed and...

Iran’s Judiciary Confirms Rapper Toomaj Salehi Death Sentence

DUBAI, April 25 (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary confirmed the death sentence of well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi but added that he is entitled to a sentence reduction, state media reported on Thursday. Salehi's lawyer Amir Raisian told...

Islamic Regime in Iran Sentences Rapper Toomaj Salehi to Death Over 2022-23 Unrest, Lawyer...

DUBAI, April 24 (Reuters) - An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi to death for charges linked to Iran's 2022-23 unrest, his lawyer told Iranian newspaper Sharq on Wednesday. Salehi in his songs supported months of protests...

Islamic Republic’s Israel Strike Coincided With Crackdown on Dissent at Home, Activists Say

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, April 23 (Reuters) - The same day Iran launched its first ever direct attack on Israel it embarked on a less-noticed confrontation at home, ordering police in several cities to take to the streets to...
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VIDEO: Islamic Republic Officials Are Accused of Crimes Against Humanity

By Ahmad Rafat After a year of investigating the brutal repression of the participants in the ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ movement, the United Nations Independent Fact-Finding Committee has presented the results of its investigation at the...