NCRI - Due to lack of access to medical facilities, the detained musician Mehdi Rajabian is now losing his ability to walk after being diagnosed with MS a few months ago.
Based on the warnings his doctor gave, Rajabian’s family had informed Evin Prison official from the first day he arrived there, that he would be afflicted with MS and his life put in danger unless he received necessary medical services.
NCRI - The announcement that presidential debates will not be aired live on TV has become a major embarrassment for the Iranian regime.
The faction loyal to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has protested why the debates will not be aired live, attempting to blame the faction loyal to President Hassan Rouhani.
NCRI - Friday prayer leader Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, a senior cleric close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, described the upcoming presidential election as a very critical task to overcome. Kermani went on to call on former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, without mentioning his name, to not raise much of a stir after being disqualified.
NCRI - Calling the deal with Iranian airlines very dangerous, sanctions experts warned about the sale of U.S. manufactured aircrafts to Iran, in a gathering at Heritage Foundation in Washington DC on April 21, 2017.
In this gathering, a panel of experts discussed the implications of these deals and how they could complicate U.S. efforts to contain Iran’s expanding influence in the Middle East.
NCRI - Following the escalation of conflicts during the sham Presidential Election in Iran, the government warns about the endangered security in the regime.
They have the fear of the growing gap caused by the struggle for power in the regime and the rise of an uprising similar to the one occurred in 2009.
"The security is very important for a country. The Armed Forces play a significant role in this as well, they provide the security of the country with their power. This is one of the important issues." stressed the Supreme Leader of regime, Khamenei in a meeting with the military commanders in which he expressed his fear about the endangered security of the regime.
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. A number of political prisoners have gone on hunger strike to protest such brutal executions.
NCRI - Senior mullah calls for exclusion of non-Muslim candidates from the municipality elections
The clerical regime’s Guardian Council eliminated Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, former President of the clerical regime from running for presidency. This was done on the order of Khamenei, and in absolute weakness and desperation, Khamenei was forced to accept this surgery. This clearly indicates a sign of the end of the regime. Ahmadinejad, despite Khamenei’s opposition, declared his candidacy for presidency. This demonstrates unprecedented divisions among the regime’s factions and shows that Khamenei does not have influence and authority even among his own forces.
Iran violating U.S. deal with secret nukes research, opposition group says
Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the U.S. by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as bomb triggers and enriched uranium, the main Iranian opposition group said Friday. Rowan Scarborough wrote in ‘The Washington Times’ on April 21, 2017.
NCRI - The Chief Justice of Iran regime, Sadegh Larijani, expressed his concern about the recurrence of the 2009 uprising on the eve of Presidential Election in Iran, calling for the regime's security forces to be alert.
NCRI - Following the escalation of the crisis in the Iran regime because of the litigation movement stemming from the massacre of 1988, a state-run media released the text of the decree issued by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Khomeini, addressing the Death Commission.
The state-run media defended a member of the Death Commission, Ebrahim Raisi (a Candidate for the Presidential Election), who enforced Khomeini's decree for the genocide of the Mujahedin. The media writes, "If Raisi played a role in the execution of the Mujahedins, this issue is actually an advantage for him."