Recently, two men in a northeastern province were given rare death sentences for drinking, as part of the country's three-strikes law.
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Imprisoned teachers Hadi Rashedi and Hashem Sha’bani Amouri, have been transferred to an unknown location, which suggests their executions may be imminent.
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Thrilling news -- Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi has been released following an Amnesty campaign on his behalf.