NCRI - An Iranian Sunni prisoner in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran, has been on hunger strike for more than 14 days due to the authorities’ refusal to provide him medical care.
Seyyed Qassem Abesteh has lost 7 kilograms in weight since going on hunger strike on May 7. Reports indicate a tumor has been found near this prisoners’ tonsils, making even breathing difficult for him.
United States Senator John McCain on Sunday said President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia this weekend sent a strong message to Iran’s regime that the U.S. and its allies are ready to block Tehran's efforts to destabilize the region, the Washington Examiner reported.
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called upon the Iranian regime’s president to end all support and financing of terrorist groups.
Mr. Tillerson said the U.S. is working to bolster Gulf defenses in order to counter the Iranian regime’s influence in the region.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Trump pursued to rally leaders from around the Muslim world on Sunday May 21, 2017, and in a new campaign against extremism, declined the idea that the fight is a clash between religions.
Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump also spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the U.S. in order to halt terrorism and extremism in the world at the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh on Sunday.
Comments by Mr. Mohamamd Mohaddessin, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran following the clerical regime’s sham presidential election.
The Truth Behind Iran's Presidential Election Travesty
Does any form of democratic election fit into the nature of Iranian regime? Or is it a smokescreen draped over a medieval regime that is the ideological mirror image of ISIS? In this article which appeared in Forbes on May 19, 2017.Mohammad Mohaddessin the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran examines this issue, the following is the full text of his article.
NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, described the mullahs’ regime at the end of its sham presidential election, as a divided regime that has been gravely weakened by its internal power struggle. She added: Rouhani’s second term would only entail growing crisis and a more intense power struggle. Crisis has precipitated at the leadership level of the religious fascism and would continue until the downfall of the regime of the velayat-e faqih (absolute rule of clergy). The heightening power struggle is a reflection of the regime’s strategic failure in resolving the most pressing social problems and growing discontent.
NCRI - According to reports from prisons, Khamenei's henchmen in Gohardasht and Ghezelhesar prisons in Karaj – West Tehran, on Friday May 19 brought ballot boxes into the wards and demanded with loudspeakers from the prisoners to participate in the voting for the regime's sham elections. But the show was met with a shrug of prisoners.
In a brief commentary, Shahin Gobadi, a member of Foreign Affairs Committee of The National Council of resistance of Iran provided the following perspective on the clerical regime’s sham presidential election from various aspects and its fallout.
Sham Elections – No. 3
The Fars news agency, affiliated to the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), at 4:43 pm local time, meaning more than 8½ hours after polling stations were opened, reported, “So far 20 million of eligible voters were able to cast their ballots.” This means despite all measures aimed at rigging the vote, and with less than 1 hour and 15 minutes left until the voting deadline, only 35% of the eligible voters had participated in the sham elections,.