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Iran Daily: Official — Detained Environmentalists Are Not Spies

Government challenges hardliners' repression of environmental activists LATEST US Sanctions 5 More Iranians, Over Support of Yemen's Houthis Iran's Environment Department head says environmental activists detained since...

Iran Daily: Another Detainee Dies in Custody

Another detainee has died in custody in Iran, the fifth suspicious death in two months after nationwide protests in early January. Nursing student Taleb Basati...

Iran Daily: 2 Years in Prison for Removing Hijab in Public

Dozens of women still behind bars after taking off head covering LATEST Widow of Environmentalist Who Died in Prison Barred from Leaving Iran Striking Steelworkers Freed From...

Iran Daily: Regime Arrests 3 More Environmentalists

Iran's regime has arrested three more environmentalists on spying charges. Continuing a crackdown on researchers and activists in which 10 people have been detained and...

Iran Daily: Rouhani Signs Key Economic Deal with India

Agreement signed over 1st phase of key port project LATEST State Media Attacks Academic-Environmentalist Who Died in Prison Custody During a visit to New Delhi, Iran's President...

Iran Daily: Rouhani Orders Inquiry Into “Suicides” in Detention

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a committee to investigate recent deaths in prison custody, including those of at least two protesters and an...

Iran Daily: Traders Arrested as Currency Plummets to All-Time Low

Regime's economic worries grow as rial nears 50,000:1 v. US dollar LATEST Family Disputes Official Account of Environmentalist's Death in Custody As Iran's currency continued its decline...

Iran Daily: Family — Officials Lied About Environmentalist’s Death in Custody

The family of Professor Kavous Seyed-Emami (pictured), a leading environmentalist in Iran, has rejected the regime's latest account over his death in custody. Seyed-Emami, an...

Why is Iran’s Regime Turning Environmentalists Into Political Prisoners?

UPDATE 1330 GMT: Academics from Iran's leading associations in political science, sociology, peace studies, and cultural studies have written President Hassan Rouhani: The news of...

Iranian-Canadian Academic Dies in Tehran Prison Under Interrogation

UPDATE 1500 GMT: Authorities have arrested Kaveh Madani, the deputy head of the Environment Ministry. Madani is a former associate professor of Imperial College London. Iranian-Canadian...