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Arrested youths tortured in Iranian city of Nishapur

By INU Staff
INU -According to local reports from the northeastern Iranian city of Nishapur, young people who were arrested in raids on parties earlier this month have been tortured in the regime’s regional security and judicial center. On May 24, their families said that they remained in police custody.


Nuclear Compliance Does not Diminish Opposition to General Iranian Activities

By INU Staff
INU - On Friday, Agence-France Presse reported that the International Atomic Energy agency had issued a report on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and had declared Iran to be in compliance with its obligations under the deal. If IAEA inspectors are to be believed, the Islamic Republic has undertaken no new construction at the Arak heavy water plant, which was previously capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium, and has not enriched uranium beyond the threshold set by the seven-nation agreement.


No Recent US Sanctions Despite Iran’s Worsening Human Rights Situation

By INU Staff
INU - On Thursday, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reported that American prosecutors who opposed requests that the wealthy businessman and Turkish-Iranian dual citizen Reza Zarrab be released on bail. Zarrab was arrested in Miami in March and now faces prosecution in US courts for having aided the Islamic Republic in evading US-led sanctions. He is accused of conducting hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of transactions with the Islamic Republic and Iranian entities.



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