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Second known protest-related execution carried out in Iran

Mon December 12, 2022 – CNN, By Teele Rebane and Artemis Moshtaghian
Iran has executed a second man allegedly involved in the nationwide anti-government protest movement after he was convicted of fatally stabbing two security officials last month, Mizan Online, a news agency affiliated with Iran’s judiciary, and the semi-official Tasmin news agency reported on Monday.

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Secret Report Reveals Khamenei’s Pessimism Over Iran Protests

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Wednesday, 11.30.2022- Author: Maryam Sinaee – A secret report by IRGC’s media arm quotes Iran’s Supreme Leader as saying protests will not end soon and criticizing failures in “media war” against protesters.

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World Cup 2022: Man killed in Iran celebrating football team’s loss – report

Activists say Mehran Samak was shot by security forces after he honked a car horn as a sign of protest

2022-11-30-BBC News- By David Gritten- A man is reported to have been killed by security forces in northern Iran, as anti-government protesters publicly celebrated the national football team’s elimination from the World Cup.

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Rapper faces death penalty for ‘corruption on earth’ charge over Iran protests

People hold placards depicting Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi, who was arrested in Iran, and children who were killed during the Iranian protests, during a rally in Istanbul in support of Iranian women on Nov. 26. (Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images)

November 30, 2022 – The Washington Post- By Victoria Bisset- Toomaj Salehi is no stranger to controversy. Last year, the Iranian rapper was arrested for songs criticizing the government and denouncing those he described as apologists for the Iranian government abroad.

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As Iran’s clerics face a “turban tossing” trend, army warns it’s ready to quash protests

Images from a video posted to Twitter in early November 2022 show a man knocking the turban off the head of an Islamic cleric, part of a trend of protesters “turban tossing” to show their support for anti-government protests sweeping Iran.

November 10, 2022- CBS News- By Khaled Wassef, Tucker Reals- As Iran’s military warns it is prepared to step in and quash a wave of anti-government protests, a new trend has emerged in Iran aimed squarely at embarrassing and belittling the Islamic republic’s ruling elite. Videos showing young protesters running past and knocking the turbans off the heads of unsuspecting Islamic clerics in public have swept across the internet in recent weeks.

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To the murderous regime that oppresses Iran, hear this: at home or abroad, we will never surrender

2022-11-10- The Guardian-by Golriz Ghahraman- Casting so many Iranians into exile is one of the worst acts of these terrorists masquerading as leaders. But it could also be their downfall

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Iran’s doctors have joined the uprising — and are paying the price

Iranian doctors in London take part in an Oct. 29 rally in support of physicians who are risking their lives treating protesters in Iran. (Alberto Pezzali/AP)

November 10, 2022-The Washington POST – By Babak Dehghanpisheh- Hundreds of doctors gathered outside Iran’s Medical Council in Tehran on Oct. 26 to take a stand — protesting the presence of security forces in hospitals and the arrest and intimidation of their colleagues during two months of nationwide unrest.

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Iran protester: ‘We could hear the beatings and screams in jail’

2022-11-09-BBC- Anti-government protests in Iran have entered an eighth week, despite a crackdown by security forces in which local human rights activists say at least 328 people have been killed and 14,800 others have been detained.

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SOS Iran application to IRCC

To: International Red cross

Dear Madam/Sir,

Respectfully, the following items are sent to you for information and quick action.

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Joint Statement: U.S. Treasury’s New General License D2 Advances Internet Freedom in Iran

Now Companies Must Make Tech Products Available and U.S. Government Must Encourage Them

September 26, 2022—Today, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) and the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Department of Treasury of the issuance of Iran General License (GL) D-2, which updates and expands existing exemptions under U.S. sanctions to increase support for Internet freedom in Iran. The new license follows years of advocacy by both organizations.

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