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IRAN ELECTION

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London protest at G4S over denial of visits to Palestinian prisoners

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Protesters at the new offices of the G4S CEO called for an end to the bans on family visits to Palestinians in Israeli jails, which G4S helps to run.

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Iranians rally in Berlin against the death penalty in Iran

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About 150 Iranians rally at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate a day after the international day against the death penalty. They criticised the high rate of executions in Iran. The rally was organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

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Protesters at SOAS in London call for release of Ghoncheh Ghavami

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Protesters called for the release of former SOAS law student Ghoncheh Ghavami, held in prison for 104 days and on a hunger strike for 10 days, after being detained in Iran with other women after she went to watch a volleyball match.

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Protests in front of UN office in Tehran in support of Kobane

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Hundreds of people staged a rally in front of the office of the United Nations in Tehran in support of the human rights in Kobane. Most of the participants were Iranian-Kurdish people.

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Burial ceremony of Imam Husayn pilgrim died in pilgrimage

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Haj Jafar Baghizade is man, who died in pilgrimage to Imam Husayn holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq. Husayn ibn Ali was first Imam of Shia Islam and highly regarded by Shias. For many of them pilgrimage to his tomb is important as Hajj to Mecca.

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Celebration of Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year in Tehran

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Rosh Hashanah, believed to be an anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, was celebrated in Tehran. In the Islamic Republic of Iran, Judaism is one of the four recognized religions, despite complicated political relations between Iran and Israel.

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Conference:The termination of French prosecution of Iranian resistance

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On Wednesday, September 24, in a large conference held in Paris on the occasion of closure of the judicial case against the Iranian Resistance in France.

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