NCRI - Residents of a village, south of the central Iranian city of Isfahan, held a protest on Monday, July 25, to denounce the lack of water being provided to the village's deprived population.
The protesters, who gathered in central Isfahan outside the office of the provincial governor, said they have not had access to drinkable water for the past 11 days.
In 2009, despite a harsh crackdown by the regime, millions of Iranians participated in the nationwide uprising, showing the world that a pro-democracy resistance still exists in Iran, the U.S.-based website Opportunity Lives wrote on Monday.
Two years before the Arab Spring, the uprising against a corrupt regime captured the world’s attention.
NCRI - Iran's fundamentalist regime arrested 150 boys and girls for attending a mixed-gender birthday party near the capital Tehran, the regime’s local police commander said on Monday.
The arrests took place at an overnight party in a garden in the vicinity of Islamshahr, south-west of Tehran, according to Colonel Mohsen Khancherli, the regime's police commander for the west of Tehran Province.
NCRI - The human rights situation in Iran has worsened in the past six months, the United Kingdom has said.
In its 'Human Rights Priority Country update report' for January to June 2016, published on July 21, the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said:
NCRI – Iran’s fundamentalist regime on Saturday hanged three prisoners in a jail in northern Iran. The regime is set to hang a man in public on Monday.
In a statement on Saturday, the regime’s judiciary in Gilan Province, northern Iran, announced that the three prisoners were hanged in the presence of judicial officials in the Central Prison of Rasht. They were identified only by their initials and ages: F. B., 40; A. M., 32; and H. D., 31.
NCRI - The Iranian regime destroyed 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers on Sunday as part of a widespread crackdown against the banned devices, state media reported.
The destruction ceremony took place in Tehran in the presence of General Mohammad Reza Naghdi, head of the Iranian regime's Basij militia, who warned of the impact that satellite television was having in society.
"The truth is that most satellite channels... deviate the society's morality and culture," he said at the event according to Basij News.
NCRI - At an event about terrorism organized by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brussels, on 21 July, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir responded to a statement from the Iranian regime’s General Consul. Al- Jubeir pointed out the role of the mullahs’ regime in acts of international terrorism.
NCRI - More than 50 young Iranians have been arrested by the regime's suppressive state security forces at a party near the Iranian capital Tehran.
The Tasnim news agency, affiliated to the regime's terrorist Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, reported on Friday (July 22) the arrest of more than 50 young men and women at a party in the town of Davamand, east of Tehran.
NCRI - At least 16 people were killed and 12 others injured early Saturday when a speeding bus smashed into an electricity pole in northern Iran, according to local reports.
The driver of the bus, that was travelling to the capital Tehran from a city near the Caspian Sea, was driving at high speed and lost control of the vehicle, the AFP reported.
NCRI - On July 17, Iranian political prisoner Arzhang Davoodi went on hunger strike and stopped taking his medications in protest to the deplorable situation of fellow inmates.
Mr. Davoodi is incarcerated in the notorious Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran.