Iraq Makes It Difficult for Iran to Continue Importing Goods and Services

Editor 14 September 2017

by Atousa Pilger

An insider from Iran’s Exporters Association has said that the country is slowly being expelled from the import market in Iraq. He said that the conditions for getting Iranian goods to Iraq are deteriorating, so much so that Iraq no longer needs Iran. He added: “Rather, it’s us who need them.”

Oppression of Iranians in Kurdistan

Editor 13 September 2017

by Atousa Pilger

The Kurdish population of Iran has been repressed for a very long time and there are more and more protests breaking out against the regime’s discrimination.

Iran: President Trump Can Change Course of Foreign Policy

Editor 13 September 2017

Staff writer, SF

Last week, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made it clear that President Trump is not happy at all with the Iran nuclear deal. And with good reason – it is a deal that fails to address numerous very serious issues including severe human rights abuses, Iran’s spread of terrorism, Iran’s belligerence across the region, to name just a few.

Iran: Child Marriage Is Destroying Futures

Editor 12 September 2017

Staff writer, SF

Child marriage is a significant problem in Iran where girls as young as 10 are being forced into marriage. According to the Sharia-based law of Iran, the legal age for marriage is 13 for girls and 15 for boys. However, the father or legal guardian can give consent for them to marry at a younger age, and so can a judge.

Iran: Former Prisoner Loses Eye Because of Neglect While Imprisoned

Armin Baldwin 12 September 2017

by Armin Baldwin

Alireza Rajaee, a well-known Iranian journalist, spent four years in an Iranian prison. During that time he was denied treatment, and as a result of this he has now lost one of his eyes and part of his face because of sinus cancer.

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