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State-run media released the text of the decree issued by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Khomeini, addressing the Death Commission, following the litigation movement stemming from the massacre of 1988.

Regarding a member of the Death Commission, the enforcers of Khomeini's decree for that genocide, Ebrahim Raisi, who is currently a candidate for the Presidential Election, the media writes, "If Raisi played a role in the execution of the Mujahedins, this issue is actually an advantage for him.”

GENEVA (24 April 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Asma Jahangir, has denounced a report published by the Iranian News Agency (IRNA) alleging that she was planning to undertake a visit to Saudi Arabia in order to defame the authorities in Tehran.

The report also suggested that Ms. Jahangir intended to carry out the mission on behalf of military interests. But the Special Rapporteur has condemned and vehemently denied the news item.

On April 22, the mullahs' antihuman regime hanged a young 21-year-old man in public. It also sent eight prisoners to the gallows collectively in Gohardasht prison of Karaj. One of the executed was Mohsen Babai, 29 and a B.A. in accounting. He was married and was popular among other prisoners for his personality and humane behavior. A number of those executed had been previously taken to solitary cells and taken to the gallows several times.

In reaction to remarks made a few days ago by regime’s MP ‘Mahmoud Sadeghi’ about the ‘astronomical salaries’ paid in the judicial branch, regime’s head of judiciary has accused Sadeghi of acting in line with the attacks made by enemies from abroad.

Severe Security Atmosphere on the Eve of Iran Regime's 'Presidential Election' - National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) The U.S. Government has imposed new sanctions on Tehran Prisons Department for violating human rights and committing brutal crimes. Additionally, the bipartisan Members of the U.S.

the United States Treasury Department announced on Thursday that it is imposing sanctions against the younger brother of a top Iranian commander, holding him liable for human rights abuses he committed as head of Iran’s notorious Evin prison.

 Sohrab Soleimani, a top official in Iran’s State Prison Organization and brother of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the sanctioned head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Qods Force, was designated alongside the Tehran Prisons Organization for serious human rights abuses in Iran, Agence France-Presse reported.
The mullahs ruling Iran are actually encouraging, and forcing, families to wed off their girls at young ages

By Heshmat Alavi

Yet another hideous phenomenon seen in #iran under the mullahs’ rule is the unthinkable practice of children forced off to mandatory #Marriages. The victims, who are placed into such situations at extremely young ages due to poverty, are left to face physical and psychological damages.


AFP - March 31, 2017 - Iran has banned some of its women players from billiard sports competitions for a year for violating the Islamic codes of conduct at a tournament in China, sporting authorities announced.

The Disciplinary Committee of Bowling, Billiard and Boxing Federation did not reveal the nature of the alleged offences, saying it would name the transgressors later.

When Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe said goodbye to her husband as she left to see family in Iran last March she did so believing she would see him again in two weeks.


But more than a year later, the charity worker has still not returned. The events that transpired on what was supposed to be a trip to celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, are tantamount to anyone’s worst nightmare.

Human Rights Council 34: UK Explanation of Voting on the resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran.

This UK statement was delivered during discussion of the resolution during the 34th session of the Human Rights Council on 24 March 2017.

The United Kingdom would like to make an Explanation of Vote before the vote on L.17, entitled Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.