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  1. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    According to Amnesty International http://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/01/irans-year-of-shame-more-than-7000- arrested-in-chilling-crackdown-on-dissent-during-2018/...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  2. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    Since Iran is a closed society without a free press and with the government controlling the flow of information, how would anyone know how many people they have in prison? Also...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 12:31 AM
  3. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    Amnesty International says that Iran executed at least 567 in 2016 and at least 507 in 2017 (Wikipedia). I mistakenly put 2018 instead of 2017. No figures were available for...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 12:27 AM
  4. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    According to Amnesty International, Iran is second only to China in the number of official executions, and, since China has a much larger population, Iran is number one in per...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 6:11 PM
  5. JessCurious liked Fred C Dobbs's post in the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    No one is interested in bringing about Iran's 'demise', though an end to the theocracy would certainly be a good thing for the Iranian people and the rest of the world. The...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 7:20 AM
  6. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    There seems to be some misunderstanding over the length of Saba Kord Afshari's sentence. According to...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 1:33 PM
  7. JessCurious liked ctarborist's post in the thread NYT Suggests Planes, Not Terrorists, Were Responsible For 9/11 Attacks.

    White airplanes filled with hundreds of passengers most of which where Christians,

    Sep 11, 2019 at 9:04 PM
  8. JessCurious liked vman12's post in the thread NYT Suggests Planes, Not Terrorists, Were Responsible For 9/11 Attacks.

    I'm just surprised it doesn't say "white airplanes".

    Sep 11, 2019 at 9:04 PM
  9. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    The Independent was a left-wing newspaper that has since stopped printing. It is not an objective source of information. As for Jews Iran alledgedly saying they are happy...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 3:56 PM
  10. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    my original post contained links on the stories I mentioned. Or, you can enter the names in your computers search engine.

    Sep 11, 2019 at 1:20 PM
  11. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    I suggest you go to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (ushmm.org) and look up their articles "Timeline of Iranian Holocaust Denial" and "Holocaust Denial in Iran."...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  12. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    My father served in the US Army during World War II and saw the death camps in Germany. I've met Holocaust survivors and saw the tattoos on their arms. In my view, those who...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 10:01 AM
  13. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    Iranian Monitor - I would be interested in your views on the Holocaust seeing as how Iran denies it ever happened. Do you agree with the government on this? The overall theme...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 12:39 PM
  14. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    In one of his earlier posts Iranian Monitor said that it is a "lie" that Gays are executed in Iran. Ayaz Marhoni and Mahmoud Asgari were arrested when they were 16 and 14 years...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  15. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    That's a pretty sickening story. If the Ayatolah's were smart they would get rid of some of their archaic laws - which would really cost them nothing - and gain some positive...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  16. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    The husband of Nasrin Sotoudeh, Reza Khandan, along with Farhad Maysami, were sentenced to six years in prison on January 22, 2019, for their efforts in supporting the fight...

    Sep 9, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  17. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    Was apartheid none of our business as well? What do you mean by fishy? Most of the information came from Amnesty International - a highly respected Human Rights organization...

    Sep 9, 2019 at 12:35 PM
  18. JessCurious replied to the thread Feminist activist in Iran sentenced to 24 years in prison for removing hijab..

    As my original posting stated, Iranian feminist Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison for her actions. I wonder how the lashings are...

    Sep 9, 2019 at 11:44 AM