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  • Masoud Dalvand 8:38 pm on 31 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    What do you wish for? 

    Must listen this(Hindi:Tu kya chahta hai?) What do you wish for?


    Such a beautiful song! Elegant and harmonious. Below the video are the lyrics in English.
    Description of the audio- video :

    Singer – Suresh Wadkar
    Lyricist and Video Concept – Natesan Muni
    Music Compose – Saarthak Chintu Kalla
    Creative Director – Mukesh Kaushik
    Editing – Prince Grover & Mukesh Kaushik
    Media and Marketing – Shailesh Tripathi,
    Public Relation officer – Reema Ojha

    English Translation of Lyrics

    Shelf ( Mukhda )

    What do you wish for ? What do you wish for?
    You want this earth, full of your co-believers !
    In the name of Religion, In the name of a Pride,
    Why are you alienating the human hearts?
    1st Stanza (Anthra)

    You are not more then a dust, you are a nothing in this universe,
    God gave you one more sense , and you become a God
    After seeing your brutality, this nature also get shivers, Shivers

    2nd Stanza (Anthra)

    Struggle among you still exist, no sight is there for patch up of hearts,
    If both side exits one day, how can life will reappears on this earth?
    Although the intention is noble, but the pathway is full of bloods

    3rd Anthra

    If your God also, had your outlook, then how he could have made this universe?
    Had he differentiated among all, why he put the blood in all with same color?
    You are also as of others; why are you alienate with others ?

    What do you wish for? What do you wish for?
    You want this earth, full of your co-believers!
    In the name of Religion, In the name of a Pride,
    Why are you alienating the human hearts?
    *** ** ***

    LYRICS in Hindi


    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai !
    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai !

    Hum khayalo ka jahaa (2)
    Chahta hai, chahta hai

    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai !
    Insaano, Insaano

    dharam ke naam par, Aham ke naam par,
    Kyo dhilo ko baanta hai,
    baanta hai, baanta hai !
    Insaano, Insaano
    1st Anthra

    Ek zarre se jyaada kuch nahee, Teri husti hi kya hai is jahaan me.
    Mil gayi kya ek samajh tujhko jara si, Nasamajh khud ko samajh beta kudha thoo
    Teri yis haiwaniyat ko , dekhar tho
    kudrat ka dhil bhi kamptha hai, kamptha hai


    2nd Anthra

    Dilo ki ranjishe mitthee nahee, jane kahan, katham hogi yeh kahani?
    Jab namo nishan mit jayega sabka, to kya, phir suru hogi ye zindagani ?
    Jab namo nishan mit jayega sabka, to kya, phir suru hogi ye zindagani ?
    Pak hai manzil magar, khoon se rangi raastha hai

    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai !
    Insaano, Insaano
    3rd Anthra

    Teri tarah sochtha malik tera, kaise bhala, phir vo ye duniya basatha
    Phark bandho me kartha koi, kyo lahoo, ek saa sab mein milatha
    Thoo bi auro ki tarah hi, hai re bandhe,
    Kyo bala khudh ko judha thoo maantha hai, maantha hai

    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai!
    Tu kya chahta hai, Tu kya chahta hai!
    Humkhayalo ka jahaa (2)
    Chahta hai, chahta hai (2)

    Insaano, Insaano -2

    *** ** ***



  • Masoud Dalvand 8:20 am on 31 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Platform for future Iran. 


    Platform for future Iran. Grand Gathering for  a Free Iran. Saturday July 1,2017 Paris. Maryam Rajavi

  • Masoud Dalvand 11:22 am on 30 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    How Is Iran’s Hassan Rouhani A Moderate? 



    Iran Commentary

    Following the May 19th presidential “election” in Iran and the incumbent Hassan Rouhani reaching a second term, there was an outpouring of Western mainstream media describing him as a moderate again.

    As described by the National Review, Iran’s sham election was nothing but “a ridiculous farce. In reality, an anti-American jihadist beat a slightly-worse anti-American jihadist.”

    Rouhani was the first Iranian regime official in the early days after the mullahs’ hijacking of the 1979 revolution who openly called for public executions.

    He Is #Rouhani is he a #MODERATE?!!!
    watch & share 2 others know him#humanrights#executions#humanity#UK#Terrorism#IranElections2017pic.twitter.com/R5mjOgwCdB

    — Shawn HarrisⓂ️ (@HarrisShawn5) May 23, 2017

    During Rouhani’s first tenure (owing it to the ultraconservative Guardian Council, a 12-cleric body appointed directly and indirectly by Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, that vets candidates of all elections in Iran), the regime in Iran:

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  • Masoud Dalvand 4:17 pm on 29 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Has anything changed with Rouhani’s re-election in Iran? 


    Iran’s twelfth presidential election was held on May 19, 2017.  The incumbent, Hassan Rouhani, was “re-elected” amid various charges of fraud, vote-rigging, and embarrassing measures to portray the polling stations as crowded.  Yet the Iranian regime’s propaganda machine labeled him a reformer, and much of the mainstream press swallowed it hook, line and sinker.

    It’s an illusion.  Elected under these circumstances, Rouhani’s far from being Iran’s actual ruler: he remains subordinate to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.  And no, there aren’t any “reforms.”

    Iran’s election was far from free or fair, which hardly portends any sort of leader who can enact “reform.”  The president is first vetted as a candidate by a clerical panel called the Guardian Council, affiliated with the supreme leader.

    The supreme leader stands at the apex of Iran’s complex political-religious dictatorship.  He has veto power over all policies and ultimate control of the security forces.  Iran’s supreme leader controls much of economy through 14 main entities, including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).  Rouhani’s freedom of action in foreign policy is also heavily circumscribed by the supreme leader’s authority.

    Iran’s 12th presidential election came at a critical time.  The economy is deteriorated, inflation is skyrocketing, and there is considerable unemployment, shortages, poverty, sleeping in graveyards, mine explosion incidents, skyscraper fire disasters, a lack of free competition, a deterioration of human rights, and the high cost of military intervention in Syria.  “The main concerns of business in Iran [are] around the issue of stability and peace,” said Masoud Khansari, head of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce.

    Rouhani’s incumbency coincides with one of the most turbulent periods in recent Middle East history.  At a recent Riyadh, Saudi Arabia conference, new military forces have been established, with 34,000 troops to fight terrorism in Syria and Iraq.  Saudi Arabia is Iran’s chief religious and secular rival.  The countries in its Riyadh coalition have expressed their enmity to Iran.  They show every sign of being determined to condemn and curb sectarianism and the mullah regime’s arms shipments to Iraq as well as its unwelcome role in Syria and Yemen.  “The main goal in establishing this force was to confront not only al-Qaeda and ISIS forces but also militias supported by Iran in Syria,” said Mohamed Mojahed Azziyat, a member of the Egyptian Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, in an interview with Sky News Arabic on Wednesday.

    Also, the new generation of youth is protesting the regime’s repressive measures.

    Rouhani is a regime insider with a history of holding senior positions in the security apparatus following the 1979 Revolution.  He served on the Supreme Defense Council during the Iran-Iraq War as well.

    Rouhani has no will to end or even reform Iran’s system of government.  He reinvented himself as a so-called full-fledged reformist for his second term, but despite his promises, the people know he will not live up to his commitment.  His record of 3,000 executions during his first term will not go forgotten, either.  Iran’s citizens were not surprised when on inauguration day he first headed to the tomb of former Iranian regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini (who died in 1989) to renew his allegiance to him and launch his second term after bowing to Khamenei.

    On the third day of Rouhani’s second term in office, “the regime has immediately relaunched its domestic crackdown machine after the election farce, especially through executions and torture in prisons across the country. Ten inmates in the prisons of Tabriz, Zahedan, Ardebil, Kermanshah and Isfahan, and Karaj Central Prison were hanged on May 22 and 23. Nine of these cases were carried out on May 23 alone.”

    On May 25, less than week after the election, IRGC Air and Space Force commander General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said: “I announce today that in recent years we have built a third underground factory for the manufacture of missiles[.] … We are going to develop our ballistic power.”

    Iran’s political and economic isolation will continue, as the regime is not able to change.  The international community sees no security in investing in Iran.  To this end, the only predictable change in Iran is regime change.


    Hassan Mahmoudi2  Hassan Mahmoudi is a human rights advocate who graduated from California State University, Sacramento.  He tweets at@hassan_mahmou1.


    Source: Has anything changed with Rouhani’s re-election in Iran?

  • Masoud Dalvand 4:03 pm on 29 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    The IRGC finances these terrorist activities through its business activities 


    The IRGC is dedicated to protecting the Islamic Revolution, not the state of Iran. As guardians of the Islamic Revolution, it supports terrorist activities by the Quds Force and its other military divisions. The IRGC finances these terrorist activities through its business activities, making the overall organization simply the paymaster for terrorist activities by its constituent elements. Efforts to shut off the flow of funds by using U.S. Treasury sanctions against different controlled or directed business entities become a never-ending attempt to keep track of firms that shut down and reopen under a new name, adding difficulties to blocking the flow of funds to them.

  • Masoud Dalvand 7:27 am on 29 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Iran: Women Face Bias in the Workplace 

    Iranian Women

    The law also requires a husband’s permission for married women to obtain a passport


    Discriminatory Laws, Practices

    (Beirut) May 25, 2017  – Laws and policies that discriminate against women interfere with Iranian women’s right to work, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Friday. Women confront an array of restrictions, such as on their ability to travel, prohibitions on entering certain jobs, and an absence of basic legal protections.

    The 59-page report, “‘It’s a Men’s Club’: Discrimination Against Women in Iran’s Job Market,” examines in detail the discriminatory provisions and insufficient protections in Iran’s legal system that represent obstacles to women’s equal access to the job market. Over the past four decades, Iranian women have become half of the country’s university graduates. But, based on the most recent official statistics available, for the period between March 2016 and March 2017, only 14.9 percent of Iran’s women are in the workforce, compared with 64.1 percent of men. This rate is lower than the average of 20 percent for all women in the Middle East and North Africa. The unemployment rate for women, currently 20.7 percent, is double that for men.

    Laws and policies that discriminate against women interfere with Iranian women’s right to work. Women confront an array of restrictions, such as on their ability to travel, prohibitions on entering certain jobs, and an absence of basic legal protections.
    “Iranian women’s achievements in higher education demonstrate their capability and passion to be equal partners in building a better country, but discriminatory laws are holding them back,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. “Authorities have started to acknowledge these problems, but they should take the necessary steps to remove the barriers that are pushing women to the margins of the workforce.”

    Human Rights Watch interviewed 44 women and men, including lawyers, small business owners, hiring managers, employees in public and private sectors, and economic experts who currently live in Iran or have recently left the country and have participated in or have studied Iran’s job market. The report also analyzes Iranian laws, policies, and officials’ statements.


    “It’s a Men’s Club”

    Discrimination Against Women in Iran’s Job Market

    Iran’s civil code is a major source of legal discrimination against women in the workforce. The civil code considers the husband the head of the household, giving him control over his wife’s economic choices, including the right to prevent his wife from working under certain conditions.

    “I am a woman who has invested so much time on education and can’t imagine myself without my profession,” a woman who is a lawyer and university lecturer told Human Rights Watch. “By pressuring me to leave my job, my husband wants to take away part of my identity.”
    Several lawyers said that during divorce court proceedings, husbands frequently try to gain an advantage by accusing their wives of working without their consent or in jobs they deem unsuitable.

    The law also requires a husband’s permission for married women to obtain a passport. Some employers interviewed said they are unlikely to hire women for jobs that require extensive travel because of this restriction.

    Iran’s social security regulations also discriminate against working women, requiring a woman to prove that her husband is unemployed or has a disability or that she is the sole guardian of their children before she can get equal or family benefits.

    Many job vacancy announcements specify gender preferences based on arbitrary and discriminatory criteria, especially for technical and managerial jobs.
    Thousands of public sector positions are filled through exams administered by a state evaluation administration. In a Human Rights Watch analysis of the 7,026 advertised vacancies for the past three public service entrance exams, about 60 percent specified a preference for a male hire and only 5 percent specified a female hire.

    Shahindokht Mowlaverdy, the country’s vice president for women and family affairs, brought the discrimination to the government’s attention in April 2015. President Hassan Rouhani , in response, postponed a July 2016 exam for 2,545 vacancies. The exam will be held in November 2017, with 300 more positions open to women. While this is a minor improvement, it falls far short of eliminating ongoing discrimination against women in hiring practices in the public sector, Human Rights Watch said.

    Iranian women’s achievements in higher education demonstrate their capability and passion to be equal partners in building a better country, but discriminatory laws are holding them back.

    Women interviewed described a similar experience in the private sector. Many felt that their chances of getting hired or promoted to management positions are lower. “Once my boss told me to come and explain my views in a meeting, but then he immediately retracted his suggestion, saying that it’s not a good idea since it’s a men’s club,” said a mid-level employee at a consulting firm.

    A lack of adequate legal protection also contributes to obstacles for women in the workforce. According to Iranian officials’ statements, more than 48,000 women have lost their jobs after using their legal maternity leave. Managers and employees interviewed said they were not aware of any anti-sexual harassment policies at their workplace, and women reported instances of sexual harassment and arbitrary enforcement of discriminatory dress codes.

    Women are also severely underrepresented in the decision-making process. They currently only occupy 5.8 percent of seats at parliament, while the Guardian Council, a body of Islamic jurists responsible for vetting candidates for elections, has effectively barred women from running for the highest elected office in the country. The Council rejected all women who wanted to run for president in the May 19 national elections.
    Iran should immediately adopt comprehensive anti-discrimination laws, eliminate discriminatory provisions in the current legal system, and extend equal protections to women who participate in the job market, Human Rights Watch said.

    Private companies and foreign investors also have an obligation to ensure equal practices are in accordance with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. They should proactively create and enforce clear policies prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace, ensure gender equality in hiring and promotion, and provide equal access to professional development opportunities.

    In his campaign for reelection, Rouhani strongly criticized the country’s gender inequality.
    “Now that President Rouhani has been elected for the second term, he should make good on his promises of equality,” Whitson said. “Giving Iran’s women the protection and equal rights they deserve is long overdue.”

    Source: Iran: Women Face Bias in the Workplace

  • Masoud Dalvand 7:17 am on 29 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Iran’s Human Rights Bulleting 


    The Media Express

    Prisoner Hanged in a Prison in Ardabil

    On the 22nd of May a prisoner was actively transferred to a solitary confinement in the Central Ardabil Prison in order to get executed. Identified as a 50 year old Davar Hamdard, married with children, he took the place of his wife after she was arrested. He confessed to carrying a little less than a kilogram of drugs.


    One prisoner subjected to mock execution while another one is hanged in Zahedan Prison

    On the 23rd of May, a prisoner was effectively hanged in the Central Prison of Zahedan. He was the 30-year old Abdulkarim Shahnavazi. Another man, Saied Hood, was also transferred for execution. He was taken for the gallows with the friend while the rope was put around his neck. After that, however, he was put back in his room, informed that he would be hanged after 40 days.


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  • Masoud Dalvand 11:21 am on 27 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Online Campaign: No to Iranian Meddling in the Region. 3 June 2017 

    Solidarity against extremism.jpg

    I would like to inform  about an important conference that takes place in Paris, Saturday June 3, 2017 at 1930 Paris time.
    The conference is about meddling of Iran regime in the Middle East and against extremism.  
    Solidarity of Religions Against Extremism. United against extremism on the Ramadan. 
    By the time the session, will be the  live webcast of this session.
  • Masoud Dalvand 9:55 am on 27 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Iran: Young woman arrested in Tehran stadium just 1 week after election 

    Young Iranian woman disguising herself as a man

    By Iran Probe Staff

    Security forces in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium arrested a young woman on Monday who had entered the facility disguising herself as a young man. The stadium was hosting a match between Tehran’s Esteghlal and the UAE’s al-Ein football teams.

    During Iran’s presidential election campaign the faction affiliated to President Hassan Rouhani had allowed young women in large numbers into the stadiums for their meetings and promising to lift the ban on allowing women into sports stadiums.

    During a Rouhani campaign event a young woman had raised a placard written, “Can I come to the stadium after the election?” The answer was provided in less than a week, proving Rouhani had resorted to deceptive measures merely for election purposes.

    Arrested young woman surrounded by security & military forces

    Young woman’s placard reads: Can I also come to the stadium after the election?

    Young woman’s placard reads: Can I also come to the stadium after the election?

    Source: Iran: Young woman arrested in Tehran stadium just 1 week after election – Iran Probe

  • Masoud Dalvand 8:43 am on 27 May 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Grand Gathering for a Free Iran 

    Grand Gathering 1 July Paris

    Grand Gathering for a  – Stop Iranian regime meddling in the region.

    Join us for grand gathering: for a ending Iran Regime’s Meddling in the Region July 1, 2017 Paris

    Grand Gathering 1 July



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