• Amnesty Says Many Political Prisoners In Iran On Hunger Strike To Protest Conditions

    Amnesty International says more than a dozen political prisoners have gone on hunger strike in a prison in Karaj, northwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran, to protest the “cruel, inhuman, and degrading conditions” they have been forced to endure.In an August 22 statement, the rights group said that the prisoners at Rajai Shahr prison were recently transferred to a newly opened area where conditions are so poor that they have been described as “suffocating.”

  • Iran Regime Seeking to Establish Militias in Syria

    NCRI - Millions of internet addresses, softwares and VPN were blocked during the 3 past years. Mahomoud Vaezi minister of communication of the Iranian regime announced.

    On Tuesday 6 June, at a session of Regime’s parliament- Minister of communication and information also said that in the 3 last years of Rouhani’s administration, 7 million websites and 121 VPN and software were phased out.

  • Iran Regime's Internal Crisis 10 Months After the Revelation of 1988 Massacre

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     Iran’s judiciary news agency published a piece titled, “Effort to replace the murderer with the martyr,” over remarks made by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei regarding his failure to engineer the presidential election.

    “Those who seek to tarnish the image of our establishment remind everyone about the 1980s… They see no shame in changing the place of the ‘murderer’ and ‘martyr’!” the piece reads.

  • Iran: The political prisoner goes on an unlimited hunger strike

    NCRI - The political prisoner, Khaled Hardani has gone on hunger strike to protest against the inhuman pressures exerted in the prison. In a letter, he writes, "I have suffered from oppressions in the past 17 years. I was banned from the visitations and calling my family. They prohibited my sick leave and forbade me to visit my mother's grave or attend my daughter's wedding. The oppression and severe constraints still exist."

  • Iran; Gohardasht political prisoners chant down with the principal of the "Velayat Faghih"

     Iran, July 16, 2017 - Political prisoners in Gohardasht notorious prison in the city of Karaj, northwestern Tehran on Saturday, July 15, braved the suppressive measures imposed by the prison guards and chanted death to the dictator and 'Death to the principal of the Velayat Faghih'(Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist).

  • Iranian Political Prisoners open Letter to U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran

    11 Jun 2017-

    Iranian political prisoners in Gohardasht prison in a letter to ‘Mrs. Asma Jahangir’ the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran  have warned over  regime’s oppressive measures.

    Titled ‘Human rights beaten down by blows of dictator’, the letter reads:

    Widespread violation of human rights is still going on in Iran under the ruling of vilayat-e-faqih, while we believe that the society and social bodies have never before been so close to a disaster.

  • IRGC Arrests Dozens of Children in Iran for Water Sporting

    Iran, NCRI, Jun 9, 2017-- The Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has arrested dozens of boys and girls who were on a leisure tour and mountain hiking near the town of Sepidan, in Iran’s Southern Fars Province.
     
    The state-run Javan news agency on Tuesday, June 6, quoted Lieutenant Colonel Ruhollah Rostami, a commander of the local IRGC  in Sepidan Garrison, as saying that some 90 boys and girls who were taking part in a mixed-gender tour and mountain hiking were detained.

  • MARYAM RAJAVI: THE CYCLE OF EXECUTIONS IS AIMED AT PRESERVING THE MULLAH’S TYRANNY

     

    The World Day against the Death Penalty is a time to pay tribute to 120,000 PMOI and combatant freedom-fighters including the 30,000 who were hanged during the 1988 massacre by the religious dictatorship in Iran.It is also a day to reject the mullahs’ abhorrent regime who protect their decadent rule by daily executions in the face of public dissatisfaction and protests of a restless society that thirsts for freedom.

  • Slaughter of political prisoners in 1988

    By Tony Duheaume

    Al Arabiya, 9 June 2017- Since the early days of the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s prisons and legal systems have been frequently used by the regime as a method to eradicate all its outspoken political opponents, as well as to instil terror into the population.
    At the time of the 1988 massacre, many of those being hung, had been held in custody for several years, suffering under a horrific regime of torture and abuse…

  • The two directors failed to attend the International Labor Summit due to travel ban by Iran regime

    NCRI - Following the invitation of the French trade union for the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, The two directors named Reza Shahabi and Davoud Razavi could not attend the 106th Summit of the International Labor Organization (ILO) due to the travel ban. By the time two labor activists were off to Geneva on Saturday, June 12, the airport agents banned their travel.

  • U.N. Special Rapporteur Speaks on Dismal Human Rights Situation and 1988 Massacre in Iran

    NCRI - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran addressed the Seventy-second session of the General Assembly in New York on October 25, to discuss the dismal situation of human rights in Iran that has been prevalent since the Regime took over in 1979.Asma Jahangir, who was addressing the General Assembly for the first time since taking the role in November 2016,

  • "SHAM ELECTION IN IRAN DECKS ARE CLEARED FOR KEY EXECUTIONER TO BECOME NEXT PRESIDENT OF IRAN "

    By Struan Stevenson

    The withdrawal of hard-line candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf from Iran’s presidential election is a sure sign that the decks are being cleared to make way for notorious executioner and former State Prosecutor Ebrahim Raisi. This was the view expressed today by Struan Stevenson, international lecturer on the Middle East and former Member of the European Parliament.  Speaking in Edinburgh, Mr Stevenson said:

  • #Iran, call for urgent action about political prisoners hunger strike

     

    More than 20 political prisoners have gone on hunger strike since 30 July in Gohardash Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran. Among them are human rights defenders, trade unionists, journalists, students, political dissidents and members of Baha’i community – writes Hamid Bahrami.

    According to Amnesty International the prisoners are on hunger strike in protest to the cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions.

  • 28 EXECUTIONS CARRIED OUT IN IRAN IN PAST FEW DAYS

     

    INU - Four prisoners convicted of drug related crimes were hanged on July 8th in Orumieh prison, according to Iran Human Rights organization.Additionally, two prisoners each were hanged in Maragheh prison, Rajai Shahr prison, Gorgan Prison and Semnan Central prison in the past one week.On July 10th, it was reported that at least 11 prisoners were transferred to solitary cells for execution in Rajai Shahr prison,

  • 328 Iranian Kurds executed during Rouhani’s term

    SNE, Iranian Kurdistan

    ,— During the four-year presidential term of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, on average, one Kurdish citizen has been executed in every five day or almost seven Kurdish citizens have been executed monthly.

    According to the statistics registered in the Statistic Center of Hengaw, 328 Kurdish citizens have been executed in the Iranian prisons mostly in the Urmia Prison and Karaj Prison from May 2012 till May 2017.

  • 57 executed in Iran since the beginning of July

    Maryam Rajavi : The Iranian regime’s stepped up resort to mass executions is a desperate bid to curb social upheavalsInternational community called to censure criminal executions, reject Tehran’s religious fascist regimeThe growing trend of mass executions since the beginning of July which has amounted to at least 57 executions so far is a desperate attemptby the clerical regime to counter the rising wave of public discontent and prevent the spread of popular upheavals by creating an atmosphere of fear and terror.

  • A 1988 massacre and the truth about ‘moderate’ Rouhani

    By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh 

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani is making a tactical shift once again. This time he is appeasing the hard-liners publicly and revealing the actual agenda of his administration after achieving the Supreme Leader’s economic objectives. 
    Rouhani used the UN pedestal last week to shower praise on Tehran’s theocracy. His stale slogans smack of desperation and deception.

  • A butcher is a nominee in the Iranian regime presidential election

    by Reza Shafiee

    Last week, Ebrahim Raisi, a notorious human rights abuser, announced his candidacy for the upcoming sham Iranian presidential elections on May 19. Raisi was a member of “Death Commission,” as it is known among Iranian political prisoners. The commission oversaw the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in the summer of 1988, mostly members and supporters of the opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK).

  • A Christian convert arrested in Southwest of Iran

    NCRI - The intelligence agents arrested another Christian convert in Dezful (southwest of Iran) after he was summoned to the Ministry of Intelligence. The newly Christian convert, Abdolali Pourmand, known as "Ehya" was one of the servants of "Payam-e-Aramesh" church in Dezful who has been arrested on Thursday, October 2017 by the Intelligence agents and transferred to Ahvaz.

  • A hunger for change in Iran’s prisons

    Many of us cannot go 5 hours without needing something to eat, whether it’s a healthy kale snack or some fast food you know you really shouldn’t touch. Yet political prisoners in one of Iran’s prisons, Gohardasht – some 15 miles northwest of the capital – have entered their 5th week of hunger strike. Even under so-called normal circumstances, Gohardasht’s security guards are more notorious than those at Evin, Iran’s most notorious prison,