Video published on Jul 4, 2017 via the iranncr YouTube channel – Iran news in brief, 4 July 2017
US reps. slam Iran nuclear deal at Tehran regime opponents’ summit
REUTERS, July 2, 2017 – Iranian government opponents gathered outside of Paris on Saturday (July 1) for the annual “Grand Gathering of Iranians”, organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran ( NCRI ), to condemn the country’s regime and interference in the Middle East.
Among those present were several international delegations and representatives, such as former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Newt Gingrich and John Bolton from the United States.
Iran reached a deal with the United States – under former President Barack Obama – and other major nations in 2015 to restrict Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of international economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Iranian investors attack Tehran Stock Exchange after heavy losses
Dozens of Iranian investors attacked the Tehran Stock Exchange after suffering heavy losses in recent days, Tasnim news agency has reported.
Iranian news agencies, which published pictures and videos of the attack on Saturday, said dozens of people broke the glass windows of the stock market, which is located on Hafiz Street in downtown Tehran.
Stones and slogans were thrown against the government’s economic policies in general, and the stock market in particular.
Iran’s economy has been suffering for months from mismanagement and corruption, according to experts. So far, at least three banks and private financial institutions have announced bankruptcy, which led to large protests in front of those institutions in recent days.
Iran: Woman hanged in Central Prison of Rasht
A women and her husband were hanged in the Central Rasht Prison on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Their identities have not been revealed. They had been transferred to solitary confinement since Thursday, June 29, 2017.
This is the 78th woman executed under Rouhani.
Arrest of the Youths in Northwest Iran
The Iranian regime’s security agents on Friday 30 June 2017 arrested a number of youths with mistreatment and beating in East Azerbaijan Province. The youths were gathered to commemorate Babak Khorramdin, a historic hero of Iranian people, in Qaleh Babak.
The participants in the ceremony held placards and banners and chanted slogans calling for freedom of political prisoner Siyamak Mirzaei who is on hunger strike.
The number of youths who were arrested is reported to be 12 and an 11 years old child is also among the arrestees. According to the report, they were transferred the Intelligence department detention center in Tabriz and Ahar city prison in East Azerbaijan province.
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