Pompeo demands Iran release U.S. detainees

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded on Wednesday that Iran release US detainees. Last week, Tehran released US Navy veteran Michael White, who had been detained in the country since his arrest in July 2018, and in exchange the Washington released Majid Taheri on Monday

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U.S. blacklists Iran’s interior minister over human rights abuses

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli gave orders authorizing the Law Enforcement Forces (LEF) of Iran to use lethal force in response to anti-government protests in November, leading to the killing of protesters, including at least 23 minors, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement.

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Dutch and Austrian FMs visit to Iran a green light to step up execution

The scheduled trip by Stef Blok and Alexander Schallenberg, the Dutch and Austrian foreign ministers, to Iran, the world record holder of executions per capita and the godfather of international terrorism, will be construed by the mullahs’ regime as a green light to continue and step up crimes against humanity and a lever to justify the massacre of protesters and political prisoners

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