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#Iran–Negotiations, Prisoners of Rights, and More

Arseh Sevom–Wow, is Iran ever in the news. Nuclear negotiations, prisoners of rights, fertility treatments, and sanctions relief all feature this week. What we didn’t include could fill an entire newspaper. Arseh Sevom congratulates physicist Omid Kokabee on the award of the Andrei Sakharov Prize from the American Physical Society and calls for his immediate and unconditional release from prison. We are watching other developments with interest.

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Ali Motahari on Freedom of Assembly, Water Fights in Iran, and More…

Iran’s parliament member Ali Motahari speaks about the freedom of assembly in an interview with Fars News, translated by TehranBureau. Political prisoners in Evin complain to the Prosecutor General about using their families as pawns. Playful water fights become a new battleground for hardline forces inside the regime, and Iran’s image plummets in the Arab World.

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