NCRI - Leaders and senior officials of 55 Arab, Islamic countries and U.S. met in Riyadh. In their final statement, they strongly condemned the clerical regime’s policy on terrorism and meddling in the region. Four paragraphs of the final statement of the summit is dedicated to interference, terrorism and ballistic missile program of clerical regime.
The world is in shock and distress after the criminal terrorist attack on Manchester Arena. The Iranian Resistance condemns this callous attack and offers the NCRI's deepest condolences and sympathies to the people of Britain, especially to the families of the victims. The NCRI wishes quick recovery for those wounded in the attack.
NCRI - Election rigging industry in the religious fascism ruling Iran, is one of the longest-serving industries of the regime.
One of the simplest and easiest way is multiplying the real votes of the candidates by a factor so that the number of participants in the elections can be shown as several times higher than the real figures.
Prison populace increased five times that of general population, according to prison chief
On May 19th a young prisoner by the name of Ali Shahsavari, held in a ward known as the “Correction Center” of Zabol Prison (southeast Iran), committed suicide protesting the Zabol public prosecutor refusing to provide him furlough at the end of his sentencing. Gholamreza Rezai, head of the prison security, ordered his hands and feet cuffed and transferred to the quarantine section. He was also ordered to be tortured in the office of the prison guards’ commander. A week earlier this prisoner had committed suicide after prison authorities refused to allow him to meet his family who had travelled from the city of Kerman to see him. He was saved by his friends.
NCRI - Some of Caspian (regime’s affiliated) Credit Institution’s exploited investors gathered on Sunday May 21 in front of the institution’s office in Rasht to protest against their assets being stolen by the institution.
“It’s now about 20 months that Caspian investors have received no interests for their investment in the credit institution”, says one of the protestors, “Not only have they not been paid any interest, but their very own investment has also been reduced, so they’re the ones who are compensating for the institution’s debt and bankruptcy.”
Amnesty International on Monday published an updated Urgent Action notice about an Iranian political prisoner who is being threatened with an extended prison sentence for demanding justice over the unlawful execution of her siblings in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
Britain’s Sunday Telegraph in an editorial on May 21 accused the Iranian regime of acting as a “rogue state”. The leading article pointed to the regime’s human rights abuses and pursuit of terrorism.
The editorial furthermore brought up the issue of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
NCRI - With the election façade coming to an end in Iran and the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei claiming victory – based on rigging the number of votes in the millions – will the divides amongst the regime’s senior ranks ease?
Amir Mohebian, a politician and theoretician of Khamenei’s faction, claims the election results prove there is no rift amongst the ruling elite and Iran’s populace.
Maryam Rajavi: The ultimate solution to the regional crisis lies in the overthrow of the Velayat-e Faqih regime in Iran
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, welcomed the positions adopted by the Arab Islamic American Summit vis-à-vis the Iranian regime's conduct, which has undermined peace and stability in the Middle East region and the world. She emphasized in particular the statement regarding the need to confront the clerical regime's export of terrorism and fundamentalism, its ballistic missile program, its interference in the internal affairs of other countries, as well as its destructive regional and international role. She described the stances as indispensable to ending terrorism, war, and bloodshed, and restoring peace and tranquility.
NCRI - Atena Daemi, an Iranian female political prisoner, is reported to be in dire condition in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison after 44 days of hunger strike.
On the night of May 20 she was transferred to Evin’s clinic after symptoms such as “stomach ache and vomiting.”