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Roughly 200 people were arrested during recent protests which started on June 30 in the southern cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan over drinking water shortages.
The number is far higher than the 10 people the judiciary media reported to be detained.
Mohammad Hossein Maleki, 47, the director of a website in Iran, has been sentenced to death on charges of “corruption on Earth.” A court in Isfahan has issued the ruling.
Political prisoner Soheil Arabi has been threatened to death by two inmates incited by prison authorities. He has been intentionally kept at ward 2A controlled by the IRGC in the Great Tehran Penitentiary where non-political prisoners, including potentially violent offenders are being kept. Prison authorities have literally placed a bounty on his head and two inmates are threatening him constantly. The two have reportedly been told have if they murder Mr. Arabi, they will be rewarded with transfer to another prison.
London, 5 Jun - The French car manufacturer PSA, which makes Peugeot and Citroen cars, said on Monday that it would withdraw from two joint ventures to sell its cars in Iran to avoid US sanctions that will be reimposed following Donald Trump’s announcement that he would pull out of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
In a statement, PSA said: “The group has begun to suspend its joint venture activities, in order to comply with US law by August 6, 2018.”
June – 05: Hamid Reza Amini, director of a telegram channel, who has been detained in prison since December 02, 2017 was sentenced by the Branch 57 of the Culture and Media Court to pay 95 dollars in cash for charges of publishing lies to disturb public opinion.
June 05: An Ahwazi Arab activist, Hatam Marmazi, was killed under torture in the city’s Intelligence detention center. His family received phone calls from the Intelligence office, asking them to collect Marmazi’s dead body from the detention center on Tuesday.
Two civilians who were killed by the state security forces during the recent demonstration in Kazerun over plans to divide their city were identified.
Mehdi Mir-Mehdi the head of Tehran’s Computer Techs Guild Union cited the increase in use of anti-filters during these days and said: “The new chief of site-police of NAJA has notified the union about the regulations of prohibition of using VPN and anti-filters in café nets.”
On Thursday, April 19, despite the presence of heavily-armed anti-riot forces, thousands of residents of Kazerun, southern Iran, turned out for a fourth consecutive day of protests over the regime’s plans to divide the city. There was a strong presence of women in the ranks of the protesters.
In one section of the city square, where the protest was being held, youth bravely chanted at the suppressive security forces:
"Here's the dignity of the people of Kazerun" and "God is great, with such dignity by the people."
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