Human rights activists said that he never should have been sentenced, and the terms of his probation amount to a direct effort to control his thoughts and freedom to criticize and protest.
North Korea wants to bolster its propaganda and improve an image around the world.
Police told him that he was arrested because of his “nationalistic tendencies,” after reading some of the conversations on his messaging app that they had monitored.
A high-ranking cleric was head of Iran’s judiciary for a decade, and is being perceived as a successor of the current Supreme Leader.
Only four countries had bases on the shores of the Red Sea, the US, France, Britain and Italy in the post Cold War era. Japan is building a facility there which it doesn’t call a base but which is one in all but name, Ishchenko says; and China has established its very first military base abroad there.
A Chinese woman who tried to submit complaint about policemen who killed innocent citizen was detained on suspicion of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble".
United States House of Representative expressed its support for Iranians who continued their protests around the country. While EU diplomats were preparing themselves to the nuclear meeting with Iran in Brussels, dozens of Iranian nationals demonstrated in solidarity with their compatriots. On Wednesday the Supreme Leader Khamenei during its first appearance since the beginning of the unrest admitted that authorities failed to stop protests.
Legendary Soviet dissident Nathan Sharansky: a lack of support for Iranian protesters ” a moral and strategic mistake of historic proportions”
The anti-government demonstrations were taking place in every major city of Iran. At least 22 of protesters were killed and more than 1000 arrested, reports said. While United Nations was scheduled for an emergency meeting, the US State Department in the statement on Thursday condemned death and arrests of Iranian protesters. US government extended also a range of targeted sanctions which included military industrial centers.
Iranian most famous human rights lawyer warned protesters to not to trust government promises. She reminded that protest is constitutional right of every person adding that hat Iranians should stay on the street. On Thursday the number of casualties among protesters dramatically increased as police continued brutal attacks.
ANALYSIS – Central bankers and policy makers have options to choose old tactics which do not address the real problems of post-crisis, fragile economy or search for new solutions.
Tax relief for citizens of 10 billion euros over the three years to 2021 as well as extra spending on home-building, education and research as a new strategy of the government.
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