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A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof

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“What are you?” a member of the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston asked at the trial of the white man who killed eight of her fellow black parishioners and their pastor. “What kind of subhuman miscreant could commit such evil?... What happened to you, Dylann?”
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah spent months in South Carolina searching for an answer to those questions—speaking with Roof’s mother, father, friends, former teachers, and victims’ family members, all in an effort to unlock what went into creating one of the coldest killers of our time.
Sitting beside the church, drinking from a bottle of Smirnoff Ice, he thought he had to go in and shoot them.
They were a small prayer group—a rising-star preacher, an elderly minister, eight women, one young man, and a little girl. But to him, they were a problem. He believed that, as black Americans, they were raping “our women and are taking over our country.” So he took out his Glock handgun and calmly, while their eyes were closed in prayer, ope…

Iran: Man publicly flogged for drinking alcohol

A video was recently published on the internet showing the State Security Forces publicly flogging a man in Torbat-e Jam in in Khorasan Province for drinking liquor. (Warning: This video contains disturbing audio content.)


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A corrupt theocracy, barbaric and medieval punishments.


Source: Iran HRM, August 9, 2017


Iranian Police Arrest Dozens Of ‘Half-Naked’ Teenagers At Mixed Pool Party


A policewoman looks out of a van of Iran's morality police in Tehran, Iran.
A policewoman looks out of a van of Iran's morality police in Tehran.
RFL/RE – Iranian police have detained dozens of young people at a pool party near the central city of Isfahan that authorities say involved dancing and alcohol, state media report.

The TV news website Iribnews.ir on August 9 said provincial forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and local police arrested 64 “half-naked” teenagers of both sexes at the party, which took place the day before.

The report said the party participants were dancing and drinking alcoholic beverages and that they posted videos of the party on social media to “encourage decadence.”

The Tasnim news agency said the party was reported to the authorities by neighbors.

Under Islamic law in Iran, drinking alcohol and holding parties involving unrelated men and women are forbidden.

Private parties are often raided by police, and participants are usually temporarily detained before being handed heavy fines.

On August 8, local officials in Kerman Province announced the closure of three “night party centers” and the arrest of 18 people.

Source: shabtabnews.com, August 10, 2017


Iran: The Launch of Special Women's Patrol Unit


"Visiting public places and dealing with offenders."
"Visiting public places and dealing with offenders."
NCRI - The Iranian regime's prosecutor in Qom announced the appointment of a women's special patrol to visit women's public places.

According to the judicial authority, "in line with the expansion of the hijab culture, the special patrol of the women of the Qom prosecutor's office, with the management of female judges, will visit women's places, galleries, swimming pools, sports halls, hairdressers and ...".

According to the government news agency of the young journalists club, Mahmoud Kahe, Qom prosecutor, said: "The Special Women’s Patrol of the Prosecutor Office will visit public places for women, and in the event of observing any anti-chastity acts, will deal with the offenders.”

In order to [oppress] more women and girls in Iran, he claimed that this measure was in line with expanding the culture of hijab and chastity in society and creating lasting peace and stability in the province.

Despite the rules of compulsory veiling and the suppression of Iranian women and girls under this pretext, a large proportion of women, especially the younger generation, have always resisted the compulsory veil and avoided it in various ways.

Source: NCRI, August 11, 2017

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