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“Being locked-out, instead of being locked-up is still a prison sentence. The former just means less pesky paperwork for tyrants. The state doesn’t have to house, clothe, and feed offenders.”

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“Matin labelled the protests a victory, pointing to how they have motivated the Islamic regime to at least look at making ‘concessions’ to protesters. Something, he said, the regime is not used to doing.”

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Human rights protests continue to rattle Islamic Iran’s despots.

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The seven believers were arrested in June and convicted of “forming an operating illegal organisations [house churches] with the aim of disrupting the security of the country.”

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The BBC reported that Twitter had been ‘urged to act after several users pointed out what they saw as the inconsistency of banning Mr Trump but not the Iranian leader.’

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An Australian-British couple, have been arrested in Iran for allegedly flying a drone near Tehran, without the required license. Jolie King and Mark Firkin have been imprisoned for 10 days without trial, with no sign there’ll even be a trial. The couple were vlogging their attempt to drive from Australia to Britain. As Ben Doherty and Kate Lyons of The Guardian reported, ‘diplomatic efforts, to keep their cases from public attention [failed] when the pair was named overnight on social media.’ Doherty and Lyons said that the Australian Government has been ‘quietly negotiating their release since they were arrested.’ What the Guardian…

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Iran’s Minister of Intelligence has warned a gathering of Shia Muslim leaders that mass conversions to Christianity are taking place right across the country. According to Article 18, a nonprofit organisation that advocates religious freedom in Iran, Mahmoud Alavi told the Shia clerics who had gathered in Qom that mass conversions are “happening right before our eyes.” Alavi went on to admit that he had summoned converts to Christianity for questioning, in violation of Article 23 of Iran’s constitution, which states that “no-one may be molested or taken to task simply for holding a certain belief.” “Some [of the converts]…

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Iranian activist and journalist, Masih Alinejad, has slammed Western women for donning Islamic headscarves, calling them a symbol of inequality and discrimination. The women’s rights campaigner also went on to say, portraying the hijab as a cultural symbol is an insult to nations like Iran where women have no choice but to cover their heads. “The female politicians who visit Iran, the tourists, the athletes, the actresses, all of them – when they go to my beautiful country, they say, ‘This is a cultural issue. We wear it out of respect to the culture of Iran.’ Let me be clear…

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The UK Home Office has claimed “Christianity is not a religion of peace” after rejecting an Iranian Christian man’s bid for asylum after converting. Nathan Stevens, a London-based immigration caseworker, posted excerpts from the Home Office letter on Twitter. The letter cites various passages from the Old Testament, along with Matthew’s Gospel and Revelation in an attempt to prove Christianity is at odds with the man’s claim that he converted after discovering Christianity is a ‘peaceful’ religion. “I’ve seen a lot over the years, but even I was genuinely shocked to read this unbelievably offensive diatribe being used to justify…

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Nasrin Sotoudeh, a renowned human rights lawyer who dedicated her life to defending Iranian women, has been sentenced in Iran to 38-years jail and 148 lashes, according to her husband. Sotoudeh’s lawyer said, she was arrested in June and charged with spying, spreading propaganda and insulting Iran’s supreme leader. In 2010 Sotoudeh served half of a six-year sentence after she was convicted of spreading propaganda and conspiring to harm state security. A day after her sentencing, the United Nations appointed the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN Women’s rights committee which judges complaints of women’s rights violations. According to…

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In August, Iranian refugee and former Muslim, Ramin Parsa was arrested for trespassing – *coughs* for breaking blasphemy laws – while privately sharing his testimony about becoming a Christian, in a Mall of America, shopping centre in Minnesota. Tyler O’Neil from PJ media reported that while Ramin, now a Christian Pastor living in Los Angeles, was sharing his testimony: Another woman who was not part of the conversation went and complained to the security. The guard came and said, ‘You can’t solicit here.’ He then told them “we were not soliciting”. He just said, ‘Bye,’ and walked away.” After Parsa,…

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Iranian activist and journalist, Masih Alinejad told BBC news, “As a woman, according to Islamic law, I’m not allowed to sing solo. I’m not allowed to show my hair. I’m not allowed to dance. I’m not allowed to be a judge. I’m not allowed to get custody of my child. I need permission from my husband or father to travel.” Ms Alinejad went on to say, “Some people in the West might say that, you know, by talking about compulsory hijab you’re causing Islamophobia. But these are the discriminatory laws causing Islamophobia.” “Our goal in our campaign is to invite…

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“By all appearances, this new indictment is about crushing political opponents, not balancing the scales of justice.”

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“For a doctor to have their licence renewed, they must be Intersectionality approved.”

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“Their lack of response is cause for concern. Particularly considering the importance of the event and the issues discussed.”

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“When we wage full-tilt war on the most important social institutions of all time – marriage and family – then are we much better than the barbarians?”

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The leftist Libs really are toast – long live Moira Deeming.

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“Profits from the song will go directly to helping families of those held for political reasons regarding January 6.”

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“By the very fact two versions of TikTok exist – one for Chinese audiences, another for the West – it’s clear the Chinese Communist Party know TikTok is toxic.”

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“It is notable that traditionally the West was referred to as Christendom, not Judeo-Christendom, or Islamo-Christendom.”

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