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Human Rights: The Inhumane Regime of Iran

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Introduction
The Iranian regime is a theocratic state based on the principle of velayat-e faqih (absolute clerical rule). The authoritarian rulers of Iran violently clamp down on popular demands, including calls for greater personal freedoms and equality.
Freedom of assembly is effectively non-existent in Iran. That is why various social sectors are severely restricted and suppressed when they assembled to voice collective and basic demands. In this context, the Iranian people have increasingly called for the overthrow of the theocracy, believing it does not align with their democratic aspirations and inclination to join the international community as peaceful and responsible actors. In December 2017, people in more than 130 cities in all of Iran's provinces rose up against the regime in large numbers and demanded democratic change and separation of religion and state. The protestors were violently suppressed, with hundreds killed and thousands more jailed and tortured.
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Iran: Man Hanged at Zanjan Prison, Man Hanged in Kashan

Executions in Iran
Iran Human Rights (IHR) -- July 11, 2019: A man hanged at Zanjan prison for murder last Monday.  

According to IHR sources, on the morning of Monday, July 8, a man was hanged at Zanjan prison. 

He is identified by IHR sources as Mostafa Shiri, 42, a resident of the Iranian city of Marand. 

Mr Shiri was sentenced to death for murder and spent 5 years in prison before his execution. 

His execution is not announced by Iranian media or authorities so far. 

According to the Iran Human Rights statistic department, at least 273 people were executed in Iran in 2018. 

At least 188 of them executed for murder.

Prisoner hanged at Kashan prison over murder charges


According to an Iranian website, IMNA, a person was hanged at Kashan prison for murder recently. 

The source has not revealed the exact date of the execution. 

The executed person has been identified as M S and his/her full name or gender remained unrevealed.

The source said the prisoner was sentenced to death for killing a woman four years ago.

According to the Iran Human Rights statistic department, at least 273 people were executed in Iran in 2018. 

At least 188 of them executed for murder.

Source: Iran Human Rights, Staff, July 6-11, 2019


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