NCRI - According to Iranian regime’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, 33 percent of Iranian people, nearly 26 millions, live below poverty line.
Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf, regime’s mayor of Tehran and candidate in regime’s sham presidential election, had previously spoken of 25 million absolutely poor Iranians who can’t even afford their daily meals. Besides, such figures are usually less than the real ones when announced by regime officials.
NCRI - The New-Christian prisoner, Amin Afshar Naderi, incarcerated in Evin prison, has been on hunger strike for 15 days but the prison officials do not show any reaction to his legitimate requests despite his deteriorating physical and health condition.
NCRI - The health condition of political prisoner Habib Sasanian, an Azari civil activist, is reported to be deteriorated on the 38th day of hunger strike in Tabriz prison and his family are extremely worried about his physical and health situation.
According to Sasanian’s wife, in a meeting with Habib on Tuesday, July 18, she found out about serious health condition of this political prisoner and added: “I did not recognize him at the beginning of the meeting.”
NCRI - Referring to what he called the opening of the "Social Media Networks in Iran", the clerical regime’s Attorney General said "There is no control over these networks", and Telegram and Instagram are "Russian and Israeli" respectively.
NCRI - The memorial ceremony of Asghar Nahvipour, who was killed in Shar-e-Ray metro by the Iranian regime security forces on Saturday July 15, was held at his burial site on the seventh day of his death with more than 500 people in attendance.
The ceremony was held at a time when the regime had earlier threatened the family not to hold the ceremony, and continued the harassment of them by cutting off the right to cry, and tearing off all the posters and banners related to the ceremony.
NCRI - Ahmad Khatami, a member of Iran’s Assembly of Experts’ Board of Chairs, in reaction to the Iranian opposition, The People's Mujahidin Organization of Iran’s (PMOI/MEK) annual gathering in Paris which was held on July 1st. In Tehran’s Friday prayers ceremony stated:
“… I want to discuss my first preach, and that is the [MEK] rally in France… the sheer fact that they are permitted to hold a rally there is practical support for terrorism…,”.
NCRI - Political prisoners in Gohardasht, Karaj, in a letter to the head of the Human Rights Council and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Iran, complained about the shocking confessions of Ali Fallahian, former Intelligence Minister of the Iranian regime on political killings in 1988.
They have called for the establishment of a special committee to investigate the 1988 massacre, in order to bring the perpetrators and perpetrators to account.
NCRI - Iran's police commander in Isfahan province said: "Isfahan is different from other provinces and public chastity should be preserved more than other provinces / we disagree with women cycling."
A number of personalities and delegates paid tribute to a monument of the history of more than half a century of struggle of the people of Iran against tyranny at the residence of Maryam Rajavi, and signed a book in solidarity with the campaign for “Free Iran with 1000 Ashrafs; our goal: regime change.”
NCRI - A picture of million Iranians who live under the poverty line
According to the state-run media, a father intentionally threw his child in front of a car to receive blood money due to poverty and misery. The child was hit by the car and died.
The state-run Etemad News on Wednesday, July 19 reported in this regard: