The Women of Iran Were Failed by FIFA, after 35 Detained at Soccer Match

Armin Baldwin 09 March 2018

 by Armin Baldwin

In January, Saudi Arabia lifted its long-standing ban on women in stadiums. This was good news for female fans, especially with the excitement over the World Cup coming up in Russia.

Meanwhile, in Iran, women continue to be barred from watching matches in stadiums, and if they attempt to, are detained by police. Still, Iranian women are enthusiastic soccer and volleyball fans.

Mullahs’ Regime Frets over Anniversary of Cyrus the Great

Staff Writer 19 February 2018

November 2017
Iran’s regime increasingly fears crises at home undermining its existence. This fear was evident last week as people were preparing to gather in Pasargadae, near Shiraz, southern Iran, the site of the tomb of Cyrus the Great1 to celebrate the anniversary of announcing his declaration known as the Cyrus Cylinder on 29 October.

A History of Suspicious Deaths in Iran’s Prisons

Atousa Pilger 23 February 2018

 by Atousa Pilger

While Kavous Seyed-Emami, a prominent Canadian-Iranian environmentalist and academic, was not the first to die under suspicious circumstances in prison during recent weeks, it wasn’t until his death that President Hassan Rouhani appointed a committee to probe what he described as “regrettable incidents” in Iran’s prisons.

Suspicious death of environmentalist in Iran prison is more evidence of torture

Navid Felker 22 February 2018

by Navid  Felker
With the death in custody of environmentalist Dr. Kavous Seyed Emami, the Iranian Regime has added yet another person to its long list of murdered political prisoners.

Iranian-Canadian Seyed Emami, founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, was arrested on bogus charges espionage under the cover of conservation research in January and his death was announced by the authorities just two weeks later.

Regime still holding student protesters in prison

Staff Writer 14 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF
Some Iranian university students are still being held in prison without access to legal counsel, despite the Iranian Regime’s claims that all of the people arrested in connection with the nationwide protests had been released.

Iran: Another suspicious death in Iran prison

Navid Felker 14 February 2018

by Navid  Felker

Kavous Seyed Emami, a well-known environmentalist and Iranian-Canadian university professor, has allegedly committed suicide in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran where he was detained since being arrested two weeks ago. He worked hard in efforts to protect the Iranian environment.

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