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Australia ‘Invasion Day’ marks oppression of aboriginals

Thousands of Australians attended “Invasion Day” rallies across the country on Saturday calling for a rethink of national day celebrations they say are disrespectful to indigenous people. The annual January 26 Australia Day holiday commemorates the arrival of the first British settlers in 1788, but for many Australians it marks the beginning of colonial oppression of Aboriginal people. Several thousand…

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PHOTOS OF GLOBAL OUTRAGE AGAINST US: Hashemi ordeal mobilizes world against injustice in US

People have held rallies in several countries, including the United States, Canada, the UK and Pakistan against the US justice system after the eleven-day imprisonment of Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi. Protesters in Los Angeles, Toronto, London and Karachi on Friday condemned the detention of the African-American journalist, slamming mistreatment of the people of color in America.  14 15…

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Marzieh Hashemi Calls for Protests against ‘Illegal Detentions’ in Great Satan US

Iranian anchor who was arrested by the FBI, Marzieh Hashemi, slammed the US legal system in her first appearance since being released. In a video message to Press TV on Thursday, a day after was released, Hashemi spoke against US injustice. She condemned her detention in the United States, warning that anyone can be subject to such illegal behavior of…

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US media mute on Journalist Marzieh Hashemi’s case: Columnist

The United States’ mainstream media keep silence when it comes to the detention of Press TV’s anchor without any legal basis, says a commentator. Press TV’s anchor, Marzieh Hashemi, was released on Wednesday after spending 10 days in US detention without charge. Hashemi, a 59-year-old American-born Muslim convert who has lived in Iran for years, was detained at St. Louis…

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Hashemi says public support crucial to her release

African-American Press TV news anchor Marzieh Hashemi has said public support definitely played a part in her release and vowed to further protest rights violations in the US. “I just wanted to thank all of you for your prayers and your support. It has obviously been of utmost importance and definitely has played a part in my release,” said Hashemi in a…

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Press TV’s Hashemi vows to speak out against US injustice until her last breath

Marzieh hashemi, who was released on Wednesday after spending 10 days in US detention without charge, has spoken to Press TV about her experience and how she is resolved to prevent others from being subjected to such mistreatment by the American justice system. During a live interview with Press TV from Washington on Thursday evening, Hashemi said while she had long…

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Marzieh Hashemi: Global rallies to rap US legal system

People are set to take to the streets of several cities across the world on Friday, January 25, to protest the United States’ legal system, following the 11-day detention of Iran’s Press TV news anchor Marzieh Hashemi based on a controversial US legal code. American-born Hashemi, who was released on Wednesday afternoon, has said she would be staying in Washington…

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Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi freed from US jail

The US government has released without charge Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi after 10 days of illegal detention, her family has announced. The journalist appeared before a grand jury in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning, when her testimony was expected. The Associated Press cited the people familiar with her case as saying that she was released after her testimony concluded Wednesday…

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Imam Ali Khamenei says Iran must increase pace of scientific progress

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran must maintain and increase the pace of its scientific progress. In a Wednesday meeting with officials and personnel from the Iranian Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS) in the capital, Tehran, on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei described Iran’s scientific progress over the past 20 years as good but stressed that…

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IRIB staff protest Press TV anchor’s detention by US

PressTV-Global rallies planned to urge Press TV anchor’s release Rallies are scheduled in 24 cities across the globe on January 25 to demand the release of the Iranian news network’s Marzieh Hashemi who has been imprisoned in the US for 11 days without charge. ‘Hashemi’s arrest, a kind of abduction’ Interviewed by Press TV during the gathering, Jebelli said the…

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