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Saudi embassy plotter made campaign manager in Iran’s presidential elections
Al ArabiyaSaturday, 29 April 2017 Several news outlets in Iran are reporting that the main instigator behind the attacks on Saudi Arabia’s embassy and consulate in Iran on January 2016 has been named as a campaign manager for one of the presidential election candidates. Eshaq Jahangiri, first vice-president of Iran,…
Iran changing Mosul’s ethnic and religious fabric
By Iran Probe staff Saturday, 29 April 2017   Iran is taking advantage of the absence of independent media outlets in Mosul, silently changing the city’s religious and ethnic fabric, Kurdish sources say. Orient TV cited Kurdish sources saying parties and militia groups close to Iran have begun changing the…
Iran judiciary orders another hand amputated
By Iran Probe staff Friday, 28 April 2017   Judiciary sentences hand amputation for prisoner accused of robbery. This is at least the fifth such court ruling in 2017 alone. Branch 8 of Tehran Province criminal court has sentenced an inmate to see his hand amputated on robbery charges, according…
3 Iranian internet activists sentenced to 36 years in jail
By Iran Probe staff Friday, 28 April 2017       Three Iranians behind a Telegram group allowing users to debate and share their thoughts, have been arrested, tried and sentenced to a total of 36 years behind bars. Reports indicate branch 15 of Tehran’s revolutionary court, chaired by Judge…
Former member of Iranian women's football team 'banned from sport' after being photographed without veil
IndependentFriday, 28 April 2017 Shiva Amini said officials condemned her for playing with men and wearing shorts  A former member of Iran's women's football team claims she has been banned from the sport after being photographed with her hair uncovered abroad. Shiva Amini shared photos on Instagram showing her playing friendly matches in…
Appeal denied for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
By Iran Probe staff Thursday, 27 April 2017   Ian’s judiciary has turned down a request for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, according to her husband Richard Ratcliffe. A large number of Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) members were present in the court hearings of her case, he added. Iran’s IRGC arrested Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in…
Businessman jailed in UAE for attempting to re-export generator to Iran
Khaleej TimesWednesday, 26 April 2016 Abu Dhabi Federal Appeal Court convicted the Iranian businessman for supporting Iran's nuclear programme The Abu Dhabi Federal Appeal Court has sentenced an Iranian businessman, S.M.A.R., to 10 years in prison following his conviction of attempting to re-export an electric generator to Iran to assist…
Official: Trump personally ordered tougher language in State Department's Iran letter
Fox NewsWednesday, 26 April 2016 President Trump personally ordered tougher language to be included in a State Department letter on Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, after rejecting an initial draft, a senior administration official confirmed to Fox News.   The White House last week scuttled an early draft from…
Iran’s New ‘Stealth’ Fighter Looks Like A Flying Garbage Pile
Task & PurposeTuesday, 25April 2017 Last week, the Iranian military showcased the newest version of its Qahar F-313 stealth fighter jet for government officials and defense contractors at Meherabad Air Base, just weeks after the Iranian defense ministry announced that the fifth-generation fighter had passed operational testing and was nearing serial production.…
Atena Daemi’s physical conditions deteriorate due to hunger strike
By Iran Probe staff Tursday, 25 April 2017   The physical conditions of political prisoner Atena Daemi has deteriorated as she launched a hunger strike protesting judicial measures against her two sisters. Daemi is currently facing numerous illnesses. This text was provided by Atena’s mother, Mrs. Masoume Nemati, to the…
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External Links

Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…