Iranian Resistance hails protesters, calls on public and international organizations to support their cause
Thousands of retired Iranian workers, teachers and other government pensioners from across Iran held a protest rally on Tuesday outside the regime’s parliament demanding an increase in wages and health insurance and calling for the release of imprisoned teachers.
The health of many of political prisoners who are on their 24th day of hunger strike in Gohardasht prison to protest their inhumane conditions has deteriorated.
On Monday, August 21, Mr. Hassan Sadeghi, who is suffering from glaucoma due to the severe blows he received from prison authorities, was transferred to Farabi Hospital in southern Tehran.
August 22, 2017. Amnesty International has expressed concern about the conditions of the political prisoners in hunger strike in Iran, the following is the full text which was published on the Amnesty.org.
Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions
NCRI - The advisor to the Iranian regime’s president acknowledged backwardness of the regime’s banking system and said: “We have the weakest banking system in the world, and if the government cannot repair this defective system, production will be difficult in the country.”
NCRI - Three women political prisoners in Tehran Evin prison expressed their support in a letter to the hunger striking political prisoners and their rightful claims, in Gohardasht prison in Karaj.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s parliament approved on Sunday most of the ministerial candidates introduced by Hassan Rouhani. The new cabinet includes sixteen members with a background in the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC), the main force responsible for repression and killings inside Iran and export of terrorism to countries of the region.
NCRI - On Tuesday, 22 August 2017, hundreds of Iranian retirees from across the country gathered outside the Iranian regime's parliament protesting difficult living conditions.
NCRI - The Kuwaiti authorities announced on Saturday that they have arrested another member of a “terror cell” with links to the Iranian regime and Hezbollah.
According to the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry, security forces apprehended Abdul Mohsen Jamal Husain Al Shatti on Saturday evening. He had been convicted in absentia and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
NCRI - International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) General Secretary Sharan Burrow, has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Reza Shahabi, a member of the board of directors of Iran’s Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (UWTSBC).
Burrow, while referring to what she has described as years of torture and inappropriate treatment of Shahabi behind bars, reiterated, “[Reza] the labor rights activist was on medical furlough but Tehran’s prosecutor-general refused to extend his parole.”
NCRI - The commander of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guard's Quds Force, Major General Qassem Suleimani, has acknowledged the Iranian regime’s failure in mobilizing the youths for dispatching them to Syria to fight in support of Assad regime.
Speaking on the occasion of “International Day of Mosques” Suleimani warned that “the cultural invasion today is more complicated” than ever and urged that more attention be made to the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s warnings in this regard.