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Civic rights, an unfinished dream

A look at how successful the government has been in its efforts to put together a civic rights charter.
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Supreme Leader Pardons Large Groups of Iranian Prisoners

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of a number of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts on the eve of Eid al-Fitr.
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Forgiveness of those sentenced to Qisas, a salve for a tremendous loss, snuffing out...

Two former judges and a social activist weigh in on a wave of pardons benefitting those who have been sentenced to Qisas.
Human Rights Watch ISIL killing expelling Iraq religious minorities

Human Rights Watch: ISIL killing, expelling Iraq religious minorities

Human Rights Watch has warned that ISIL Takfiris kill or expel all religious minorities from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and its surroundings.
Ali Motahari

MP: Islamic, western human rights differ basically

Islamic human rights system differs with the western version of it basically, said a prominent Iranian lawmaker here on Monday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Spokeswoman Slams Britain’s Anti-Iran Report as “Biased, Spiteful”

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.

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