Sunday 24 June 2018

5 killed in attack on Iranian dissident camp

At least five people were killed and 20 wounded in a rocket attack on an Iranian dissident camp in Iraq's capital Baghdad early on Saturday, police sources said. The dissident group Mujahadin-e-Khalq (MEK) said six people incl


Chinese dissident seeks exile, strains US-China ties

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says he wants to leave for the US rather than stay in China, throwing into doubt a deal used to coax him out of the US embassy in Beijing and defuse a standoff that has strained China-US ties. That s


Iran activist dies in funeral scuffle: report

The daughter of a prominent veteran Iranian dissident died on Wednesday after a scuffle broke out with security forces at his funeral, opposition website Kaleme reported. Haleh Sahabi, 54, herself an opposition activist and women's rights

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