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Iran: Women protest against forced wearing of hijab, 1979

Jihad Watch 20 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

Who spoke up for these women? No one. Where are they now? Those who are still alive are all wearing the hijab, unless they were able to escape from Iran. Who speaks up for

 

Video: 5 New Victories for Muslim Enemies of Free Speech

PJ Media 16 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

Both in the Islamic world and in the West, Islamic supremacist groups are determined to stamp out every critical word about Islam and jihad terror, so as to clear away all obstacles to the advancing jihad.

 

Welcome to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Gatestone Institute 15 April 2014
By Shabnam Assadollahi

According to reports from Khuzestan region of Iran, a 30-year-old man married to a 20-year-old woman buried his one-year-old twins alive due to a "family conflict."

 

European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace

Gatestone Institute 14 April 2014
By Soeren Kern

The illegal transfer of dual-use equipment to Iran continues unabated, due to lax enforcement and the failure of European governments to keep pace with the growing number

 

"They Are Slaughtering Us Like Chickens"

Gatestone Institute 9 April 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

"The songs of praise to God are banned here." — Police officers to Christians, Turkmenistan. "Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are being incarcerated for crimes

 

Former Police Intel Chief: Turkish Gov't in Collusion with Iran

Clarion Project 9 April 2014
By Ryan Mauro

The former chief of the Istanbul Police Department Intelligence Unit, Ali Fuat Yilmazer, is making headlines in Turkey by claiming that the highest levels of government are in

 

US races headlong for final nuclear deal with Iran - irrespective of program’s military dimension

DEBKA 9 April 2014

Iran and the six world powers embarked Tuesday, April 8, on two days of negotiations in Vienna for a final and comprehensive nuclear accord, with both the US and Iran

 
 

Iran: Signals of growing musical freedom of expression

Arts Freedom 7 April 2014

With women singing on stage and a playlist of Western pop songs sung in English during performances of ‘The Last Days of March’ in Tehran, Iranian musicians are breaking new ground

 

British Woman Roya Saberi Negad Nobakht Held In Iran For 'Insulting Islam' On Facebook

Huffington Post 5 April 2014

A British woman jailed in Iran fears she may be executed for insulting the Iranian government on Facebook, after she was arrested five months ago, accused of being a

 
 

British woman jailed in Tehran for insulting Islam and Iranian

The Independent 3 April 2014
By Chris Green

A British woman has been locked up in Iran for five months after posting derogatory comments about the country's government on Facebook and fears she will be executed, her husband

 

Iran: President Rouhani’s mixed messages on artistic freedom

Arts Freedom 2 April 2014
By Raha Zahedpour

Although the situation seems to be neither dramatically better nor worse, Iran’s president Rouhani is sending mixed messages on artistic freedom. It has been six months since Hassan Rouhani

 

Stop Iran From Executing Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26

The Clarion Project 1 April 2014

Reyhaneh Jabbari was just 19 in 2007, when, speaking on her cellphone in a coffeeshop, she was overheard by Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, an older man who was a physician and, reportedly

 

Interview: Andrew Bostom on Iran’s Final Solution for Israel

PJ Media 1 April 2014
By Ed Driscoll

“Iran has named a member of the militant group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days to be its next ambassador to the United Nations,” Bloomberg News reported

 

Iran: Six women artists cancel their participation in exhibition in Israel

Arts Freedom 1 April 2014

It was supposed to be a group exhibition in which seven contemporary women artists from Iran were to take part. The young artists, only some of whom live in Iran, initially agreed to

 

Former Asylum Seeker Makes Good - Cheats on Taxes

Daily Mail 31 March 2014
By Becky Barrow

A refugee given asylum in Britain became a millionaire entrepreneur – but repaid the country that helped him by trying to avoid £850,000 in tax. Hossein Mehjoo fled his native Iran at the age

 

Please save Reyhaneh Jabbari From Execution In Iran

Gatestone Institute 31 March 2014
By Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari is a 26-year-old woman who was convicted of murdering a man named Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi in Iran, and who has been in prison for the last seven

 

Iran fumes as Canada seizes Iranian assets for terror victims

Elder of Ziyon 25 March 2014

From Iran's PressTV: Iran has rejected a politically-motivated ruling by a Canadian court to seize more than USD 7 million of the Islamic Republic’s assets and

 

Netherlands: Iranian Agents Kidnap, Torture

Gatestone Institute 21 March 2014
By Shadi Paveh

According to a report by Karim Dahimi that was widely reported in Farsi, on March 6, 2014, an Ahwazi Arab-Iranian poet and human rights activist living in the Netherlands, Mr.

 
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