NCRI - At the beginning of Iranian regime’s election show, regime’s leader Ali Khamenei tried to portray himself as a non-partisan who was away from all clashes going on between regime’s rival bands.
“I don’t believe that the election has a winner or a loser”, Khamenei said, “Since no matter who’s going to have more votes, the regime is going to be the real winner of the election.”
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s election show has ended. One can look at this issue from a variety of aspects to analyze its results. One aspect is the revelation of the extent of corruption and decadence within the clerical regime.
NCRI - Riad Seif, head of the Syrian National Coalition welcomed Riyadh’s statement. This statement which is issued at the end of 55 Arab, Islamic and America leaders and top officials summit in Riyadh stresses fighting terrorism in all its forms which include ISIL, Hezbollah, Al-Qaida, Asad’s regime and Iran’s affiliated militia. Riad Seif said the Iranian regime with its support of the Assad’s criminal regime and sectarian militias in Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen is behind the formation of terrorist organizations in the region.
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.