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Latest Statistics Reveal: Marriage of 31,000 Underage Iranian Girls in 9 Months

By Niusha Saremi (source: Rooz Online )Over five percent of women who got married in the first nine months of 1392 (i.e., between March and December of 2013) were less than 15 years of age. According to the most recent figures published by the government’s ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Widespread Elimination of Women from Tehran City Administration "for Their Comfort"

Source: International Campaign for Human Rights in IranA Tehran Municipality manager announced on July 13, 2014 that henceforth all managers in the organization should use male employees in their offices, and the Municipality offices should be segregated ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Abdol-Hossein Harati Arrested After Return to Iran

By Fereshteh Ghazi , Rooz OnlineThey Arrested My Husband on a Warrant From Mohseni EjheiAbdol-Hossein HaratiIn an open letter to Mehdi Karoubi four years ago, Abdol-Hossein Harati called the 1980s in Iran “The Terror Hallway of Iran’s History” that is ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Jobless rate rises in Iran even for the educated

Source: Radio ZamanehIran's Centre for Statistics has announced a rise in the country's unemployment rate. ISNA reports that the statistics indicate a 0.2-percent increase in unemployment. The number of unemployed has gone from 2.4 million to more than ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Iranian Science Minister Defends University Appointments

Source: Radio ZamanehIran's minister of science has responded to critics and defended his choices for university presidents, saying all his appointees have top academic credentials and have also been approved by the ministry of intelligence.Iran's Science ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iran revising Internet-control bill

Source: Tehran TimesThe Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced on Sunday that Iran's bill on controlling Internet websites is being amended by a team of experts and officials.Crime Tools(cartoon by Mana Neyestani , Iran Wire )Based ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egypt and Syria

By Farhang Jahanpour (first published by TFF Associates & Themes Blog )On Friday 27 June, Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union. It was the same deal that his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Elections, Ukraine, Egypt
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Prosecutor agrees to jailed Iranian activist's demands

Source: Radio ZamanehJailed Iranian labour activist Reza Shahabi has ended his 50-day hunger strike after the Tehran Prosecutor agreed to his demands. Reports indicate that one of prosecutor's deputies, Mehdi Khodabakhshi, visited Shahabi in hospital ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Iran: Families, friends of Kahrizak victims call for justice

Source: Radio ZamanehA gathering was held to mark the fifth anniversary of the victims of the Kahrizak Detention Centre , with families and activists calling for a follow-up into the deaths of the detainees in custody.Read related article by Tehran's ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tehran mayor stands firm on gender segregation plan

Source: Radio ZamanehThe mayor of Tehran has defended his move to segregate male and female workers in city offices, saying: "We have religious honour and will not permit women to socialize and have contact with men other than their husbands."Suggestion ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Iran, World Powers Agree to Extend Nuclear Talks

By Lisa Bryant, VOAEU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Vienna, July 18, 2014.(photo by Mohammad Mehdi Moazen, Islamic Republic News Agency )PARIS -World powers and ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Iranian Human Rights Defenders Voice Support for Nuclear Talks

By Jasmin Ramsey (source: LobeLog , via IPS News )The talks in Vienna over Iran’s nuclear program will likely continue past the July 20 deadline for reaching a final deal. President Barack Obama noted “real progress” but hinted at an extension yesterday ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Iran, Human Rights, Nuclear

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