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Iran detains 120 people in a coffee shop in downtown Tehran

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Iran detains 120 people in a coffee shop in downtown TehranAl-Arabia - The prosecutor of the city of Tehran, Mahmoud Jafari Dowlat Abadi announced that the Iranian Police apprehended 120 people in a coffee shop, accusing them of not being "in a normal condition," as he describes it, which is the charge issued by the judicial authorities against coffee goers in Iran.

Ten Prisoners Executed at Rajai Shahr Prison

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Ten Prisoners Executed at Rajai Shahr PrisonIran Human Rights  -Iranian authorities executed ten prisoners at Karaj's Rajai Shahr Prison on Sunday December 11.



Ten prisoners were reportedly hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison (Alborz province, northern Iran) on murder charges. According to close sources, the exeutions were carried out by Iranian authorities on Sunday December 11.
Close sources have identified the names of two of the prisoners as Ali Jafari and Abdollah Ghaffari. The names of the other eight prisoners are not known at this time. The ten prisoners were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement on Saturday December 10 in preparation for their executions.
Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the media, have been silent about these ten executions.

Man Executed in Iran after Extradition from Azerbaijan

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Man Executed in Iran after Extradition from AzerbaijanIran Human Rights - A man jailed for 15 years in prisons in the Republic of Azerbaijan was executed at Ardabil Central Prison (northwestern Iran) on November 4, a few months after he was returned to Iran.

Iran: Two Prisoners Executed

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Iran: Two Prisoners Executed Iran Human Rights -  A prisoner was reportedly hanged at Dizel Abad Prison (Kermanshah province, western Iran) on Tuesday December 6 on murder charges, and a prisoner was reportedly hanged at Salmas Central Prison (West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran) on Wednesday December 7 on drug related charges.

Prominent Iranian Lawyer, Writers Arrested With "Overwhelming Force" at Chain Murders Commemoration

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Prominent Iranian Lawyer, Writers Arrested With Iranhumanrights.org - Police and plainclothes security agents arrested a prominent human rights lawyer and several members of the Writers Association of Iran at a commemoration event for victims of the "chain murders" of dissidents in the 1990s by agents of the Iranian government.

Report: Iran Jails 12 Working In Fashion Industry

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Report: Iran Jails 12 Working In Fashion IndustryRFL/RE - An Iranian court has sentenced 12 people working in the fashion industry to jail for posting images on the Internet, according to a report in local media. The eight men and four women were given sentences ranging from five months to six years in jail by a court in the southern city of Shiraz on December 5, the semiofficial ILNA news agency reported.

Iranian Official Arrested for Supporting Release of Imprisoned Human Rights Activist

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Iranian Official Arrested for Supporting Release of Imprisoned Human Rights ActivistPayvandNews - Alireza Rahmani, the director of public relations for the governor's office in Qazvin, 89 miles (143 kms) northwest of Tehran, was arrested on November 29 for inviting friends online to support the release of imprisoned human rights activist Narges Mohammadi.

Iran: Man Executed on Drug Charges

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Iran Human Rights -A 36-year-old husband and father of two small children was executed by Iranian authorities on drug related charges.

Women’s Rights Activist Arrested After Attending Workshop in Georgia

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Women’s Rights Activist Arrested After Attending Workshop in GeorgiaIranhumanrights.org - Photographer and women's right activist Alieh Matlabzadeh has been undergoing interrogation in Evin Prison since November 26 when Intelligence Ministry agents took her into custody without charge, her husband, Sadra Abdollahi, said in an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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