Iran arrests foreign nationals linked to Mahsa Amini protests

Iran arrests foreign nationals linked to Mahsa Amini protests

Iran said Friday that nine foreigners were arrested during deadly street protests sparked by the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini, as demonstrations across the country entered a third week amid gunfire. Iran‘s intelligence ministry said “nine foreign nationals from Germany, Poland, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, etc. were arrested at or behind the scene

Iran steps up journalist, activist arrests as anti-regime protests rage

Iran steps up journalist, activist arrests as anti-regime protests rage

Issued on: 27/09/2022 – 08:39 Iran is stepping up arrests of activists and journalists in a crackdown against civil society as anti-regime protests rage nationwide, activists say. Twenty journalists have been imprisoned since the protests erupted earlier this month over the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, who had been arrested by the country’s notorious morality

Iran’s crackdown on filmmakers escalates

Iran’s crackdown on filmmakers escalates

One year after ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi came to power, Iranian authorities are targeting the country’s cinema. The July arrests of directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof, both icons abroad, reflect the pressure that filmmakers and actors are facing. The Iranian film community has been asking “who will be next?” ever since Panahi and Rasoulof were

South Africa confirms arrest of Gupta brothers in UAE for corruption

South Africa confirms arrest of Gupta brothers in UAE for corruption

Issued on: 07/06/2022 – 08:09 Dubai police on Tuesday said it was coordinating the extradition to South Africa of Atul and Rajesh Gupta, brothers who face charges of political corruption under former South African president Jacob Zuma.  The two Indian-born brothers were arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), South African authorities confirmed on Monday,

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