NCRI - The US administration should cut off Iranian regime’s fingertips in the region. They are a threat to stability and security in Syria, Iraq, and the entire region.
A report by Aljazeera TV on February 15:
The Iranian regime could expand its political and military influence in Iraq during the Presidency of Barack Obama. They launched a new form of Revolutionary Guards called ‘al-Hashd al-Shaabi’ and also passed a law to give it a legal form.
NCRI - Selling unclaimed corpses in Iran has been widely noticed in recent weeks after it was found that medical colleges are paying up to $3,000 per corpse in the black-market, according to new reports.
The state-run Rokna news agency reported on February 15 that the lack of deceased bodies has forced medical students to seek help from the black markets to buy corpses to use as cadavers for medical research purposes.
NCRI - What would be the effects of listing IRGC as a terrorist group on its activities beyond Iran’s geographical borders?
In his interview with Al-Arabiya on February 14, Dr. Mohammed Alsulami, head of (Persian) Gulf Center for Iranian Studies, answers this question:
Press release- Strasbourg- 16 February 2017
On the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution, Friends of a Free Iran (FOFI) group at the European Parliament held a conference in Strasbourg on Wednesday 15 February 2017, chaired by MEP Gérard Deprez. The meeting was well attended by many members of the European Parliament. Mohammad Mohaddessin from the Iranian democratic opposition was the guest speaker. Mr Mohaddessin, a former political prisoner under the shah’s dictatorship, is a renowned writer of several books on Iran and Islamic fundamentalism and chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee of the political coalition NCRI. He gave a very interesting update and analysis of the current situation in Iran and prospects for a democratic change.
NCRI - The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei on February 16th appeared in public to meet the people of East Azerbaijan. His speech was actually a sort of confession of the international pressures as well as the fear of social discontent. He tried to blame Hassan Rouhani for the current critical economic condition.
By Farzin Hashemi
On Tuesday, 14 February 2017, the US representative office of the National Council of Resistance revealed in a press conference in Washington D.C. new information about the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) hosting terrorist training camps for foreign fighters. The information was obtained by the network of the Peoples Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
NCRI - Members of the Iranian regime’s parliament and experts warn the recent electricity, water and communication blackout in southern oil reach province of Khuzestan which has revealed ‘negligence’ by authorities is becoming a national threat.
on February 11 a number of power stations in the Khuzestan province failed and water and electricity in most major cities of this province were cut off. The situation was blamed on heavy dust and humidity of almost 100%.
NCRI - Various sectors of Iranian society held protest gatherings in Tehran on Tuesday February14.
According to reports, about 700 people looted by the Caspian Institute held a protest in front of the Iranian regime's parliament.
A rally staged by the people of Shadegan in southwest Iran and the resulting clashes with repressive forces continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, February 14.
On Monday, February 13, locals demonstrated and protested the killing of a young Iranian Arab by the name of Hassan Albu Ghabish after state security forces gunned him down on February 9.
NCRI - In protest against lowering tariffs on imported rice, Mehrdad Lahouti, Iranian regime’s MP from Langarud, said that “this means the land-use of nearly 3000 hectares of rice fields will be changed. People! Farmers! I’m telling you, no one in this country is thinking of you. Everyone is seeking their own interests. You go change the land-use of your farmlands.”