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Tell UK Officials to Put People Before Politics and Demand Iran Free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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CHR - Iranian-British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been held captive in Iran since April 2016. For 19 months, the UK government refused to condemn Nazanin’s imprisonment while it pursued business and trade deals with the Islamic Republic. There is no evidence to support the national security charges against Nazanin. Now she’s facing new charges for the same dubious claims.

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Why this Iranian boy is winning hearts everywhere

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timesofindia -  A video of a young boy seeking food for his friend in quake-hit Iran has touched the hearts of viewers on social media.

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Top US Security Official: Iran Threatens Regional Stability

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VOA -
 U.S. President Donald Trump says Islamic State in the Middle East is being defeated and the militants are moving to parts of Africa and other places. But a top U.S. security official says the departure of Islamic State does not spell the end of terrorism in the region. In an interview with Alhurra television this week, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster warned of Iran's dangerous influence in the Middle East. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.


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'Spit out your insults, come on now!' Iranian women film themselves standing up to men who order them to wear a veil as they walk in the street without hijabs

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Daily Mail -
 Iranian women have filmed themselves without face veils as part of a campaign. Veil has been mandatory for women in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979
Shocking video shows a man threatening to slap one defiant activist in the face. Others show relatives and passers-by stepping in to defend campaigners.



By JULIAN ROBINSON FOR MAILONLINE

Footage has emerged of women standing up to police and strangers in Iran after defying laws by walking the streets without hijabs.

Women filmed themselves without veils to capture some of the abuse they face for failing to adhere to Iran's strict religious rules.

At one point a female campaigner shouts 'spit out your insults' after being told to cover her head while a

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Narges Mohammadi Calls on MPs to End the “Illegal” Torture of Solitary Confinement in Iran’s Prisons

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CHRI -
 Imprisoned prominent human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has called on members of Iran's Parliament to investigate and end the "illegal" practice of solitary confinement of prisoners.


"As a defender of human rights who has been tortured by this practice, I consider it my duty to take every opportunity to express my protest against solitary confinement, the suffering victims of which I continue to see in Evin Prison," wrote Narges Mohammadi in a letter from the prison where

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