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Iran: Protest by thousands of miners enters 12th day

For the 12th day, thousands of miners and members of their families continued their protest in the central city of Bafgh demanding the release of detained workers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NCR Iran

Iran: Bafgh Iron Ore Mine workers protest continues

Miners at Bafgh Iron Ore mine in Iran and their members of families continue to protest arrest of co-workers by gathering outside governor's office in city of Bafgh in Yazd province.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

NCR Iran

Iran: Mine workers strike intensify as regime arrests more workers

The Iranian regime's State Security Forces arrested five more workers of Bafgh Mine Ore on Saturday August 23, further intensifying the labour protests.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NCR Iran

Iran - Human Rights: Prisoner's four fingers amputated in public

An Iranian man's four fingers were amputated in public in city of Abarkooh in southern Iran, a commander police in the southern province of Yazd has declared, state-run Tabnak website reported on Friday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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About 5,000 miners in strike in Iran

About 5,000 iron ore mine workers in Iran's central Yazd Province continue their strike which was started on Aug. 19. The workers of Bafq iron ore mine went on strike, protesting the arrest of two miners by police, Iran's ILNA news agency reported Aug. 21. The arrested miners, Amir Hossein Kargaran and Ali Sabri are reportedly accused of organizing ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNN

What happened in Iranian prisons in the summer of 1988

Radio Irava's Eng. interview with Hamid Yazdan Panah of the Near East Observatory: A different look @ 1988 Iran Massacre Hamid Yazdan Panah who is an immigration attorney and the director and founder of Near East Observatory focuses his practice primarily on immigration, hoping to serve as a resource to immigrants and refugees.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Trend

IAEA chief due in Iran August 17

The development comes ahead of the IAEA's August 25 deadline for Iran to provide the agency with a new set of information on its nuclear energy program.

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