Iran: Men Sentenced to Be Flogged After for Alleged Economic Crimes
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2y ago
ICBHR– It was reported today that two Tehran residents were sentenced to receive a total of 148 lashes after being convicted of alleged economic crimes. According to Gholam-Hossein Esmaili, spokesman for the Islamic Regime’s judiciary, an Islamic court that was established to deal with economic crimes sentenced the two men to flogging and imprisonment. Ebrahim Zaboli Pilehroud, who was charged with “disturbing the production system and earning huge profits by illegally selling petrochemicals,” and “bribery,” was sentenced to ten years imprisonment, 74 lashes, permanently banned from governmen ..read more
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Burnt Generation
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by ICBHR
2y ago
In Iran, the Burnt Generation (Persian: Nasl-e Sukhteh) is the generation born between 1966 and 1990, having experienced the 1979 revolution, Iran–Iraq War, and political or social consequences of these as children and young adults. Read More Here: Burnt Generation The post Burnt Generation appeared first on ICBHR ..read more
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Democracy Requires A Democratic Internet
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by ICBHR
2y ago
ICNHR – It is a long-established fact that the freedom of individuals to seek out accurate and unbiased information is a predicate for a democratic society. The guarantee of freedom of the press is thus coupled with freedom of speech in all major human rights documents, from the American Constitution’s First Amendment and the French Revolution’s Declaration of the Rights of Man to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Dictatorial regimes throughout history have always required a domination over information, through both censorship and the dissemination of propaganda, to maintai ..read more
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Iran: Three Men Sentenced by Court to Be Flogged After Conviction for Alleged Economic Crimes
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by ICBHR
3y ago
ICBHR– It was reported today that two Tehran residents were sentenced to receive a total of 148 lashes after being convicted of alleged economic crimes. According to Gholam-Hossein Esmaili, spokesman for the Islamic Regime’s judiciary, an Islamic court that was established to deal with economic crimes sentenced the two men to flogging and imprisonment. Ebrahim Zaboli Pilehroud, who was charged with “disturbing the production system and earning huge profits by illegally selling petrochemicals,” and “bribery,” was sentenced to ten years imprisonment, 74 lashes, permanently banned from governmen ..read more
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Illustrates the Need for Neural Network-Based Journalism
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by ICBHR
3y ago
ICBHR – In a previous article, the Institute for Capacity Building of Human Rights outlined its philosophy of neural network-based journalism. Neural networks were defined in the article as “a set of algorithms, modeled loosely after the human brain, that are designed to recognize patterns… The patterns they recognize are numerical, contained in vectors, into which all real-world data… must be translated. Neural networks help us cluster and classify.” The article then went on to stipulate that, in a world where repressive regimes restrict access to information, it is necessary for journalists ..read more
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Iran: Nine Baha’i Citizen Sentenced to More than 51 Years in Prison
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3y ago
ICBHR– Nine citizens in Birjand, East of Iran were reportedly sentenced to a total of 51 years and eight months in prison. Islamic Revolutionary Court, chaired by infamous Judge Nabavi, issued the sever imprisonment against the citizens for their belief in Baha’i. The court sentenced Atiyeh Salehi, Ataollah Mallaki, Farzaneh Deimi, Nasrin Ghadiri, Banafsheh Mokhtari, Arezou Mohammadi, Saeed Mallaki, and Roya Mallaki to six year prison term each. Islamic court handed out three years and eight months for Rahmatollah Deymi because he cannot bear prison conditions. They were allegedly convicted o ..read more
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Independent Venezuelan Journalists Arrested by Maduro’s Regime
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by ICBHR
3y ago
ICBHR – On the evening of April 15th, Venezuelan journalist Eduardo Galindo was arrested by members of dictator Nicholas Maduro’s armed forces, from the Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping unit, at his apartment in the city of San Fernando de Apure. As he was being taken away to a military detention center, Galindo managed to record a video of himself, that associates were able to have posted to Twitter, where the journalist says that he had been handed a subpoena charging him with a crime on account of an article he had written for his website, Sendero de Apure. Este fue el testimonio que hizo el ..read more
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Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Iranian Schools aren’t Offering Online Classes
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by ICBHR
3y ago
ICBHR– All children are guaranteed the right to a free education by the United Nations’ Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights. Iran was one of the first countries to ratify this covenant, in 1975, and under the pre-revolutionary regime, Iran had the highest per-capita education spending in the developing world. However, after four decades of misrule under the Islamic regime, Iran’s education system is now one of the most primitive and backward in the world. In several Iranian provinces, there are no modern schools. These Iranian students are unable to learn in the technology-equip ..read more
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Iran: Union Activist Arrested and Taken into Unknown Location
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by ICBHR
3y ago
ICBHR– Nahid fath-Alian, the retired teacher and union activist, was arrested by security forces in Tehran on Tuesday, 21 April, 2020. Islamic agents took her into an unknown location, no reason for the arrest reported. Follow us on Twitter: @ICBHR_En The post Iran: Union Activist Arrested and Taken into Unknown Location appeared first on ICBHR ..read more
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Iran: More Than 1,000 Employees Laid Off Due To Lame-Duck Economy
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3y ago
ICBHR– At least 1,100 employees in Tehran have been laid off after the employers and contractors failed to pay wages. Iran’s economic plight led owners to expel about 1,100 employees- who worked in chain restaurants in Tehran- amid a broader CoronaVirus outbreak in the country. The short-term lockdown and restrictions, and nationwide panic disorder because of COVID-19 forced people to stay at homes, directly affecting the lame-duck economy. Further, Tehran municipality laborers have not been paid for months, state-run ISNA quoting the city council. Follow us on Twitter: @ICBHR_En The pos ..read more
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