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Thursday May 25, 2017

Welcoming extremism

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In a statement released on January 28, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran has said that “It would be best if relations with the Iranian were to be made contingent upon a halt to executions and an improvement of human rights in Iran.”

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Iran - Two students commit suicide

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women in IranStop Fundamentalism, June 24, 2008 - Two students took their own lives when severely pressured by the security forces in northern city of Lahijan and southeastern city of Zahedan. 

A female student whose identity was not disclosed commit suicide when she was called to the security office in Lahijan University. The student apparently jumped off the 4th floor suite where the office is located. She pronounced dead immediately after the fall.

In a separate but related incident another student took his life by taking an overdose of prescription drugs in the southeastern city of Zahedan in the troubled Sistan and Baluchistan Province.

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Iran charges Iranian-American academic

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Iran - Honor killing claims life of 17-year-old girl

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Iran - Honor killing claims life of 17-year-old girl

Stop Fundamentalism - A man identified as Ahmad (53) killed his 17 years old daughter, identified as Farzaneh, on May 7, in the central city Isfahan, reported several Iranian newspapers.

Farzaneh was kidnapped earlier and was held captive by her brother-in-law, for ten days, the father told reporters.  In order to save the family’s honor, he then decided to take her life.

“After talking to Farzaneh, she said that she would rather die,” Said Ahmad.

The 53 years old man told a more detailed version of the story to the reporters later.

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Muslim women want greater rights

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Stop Fundamentalism, November 5  - Muslim women from around the world gathered in Barcelona Friday to issue a call to a battle for equal footing in the Islamic world -- one aimed at fighting against polygamy, domestic violence and a “macho” interpretation of Muslim Sharia laws.

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