NCRI - More than a dozen Iranian political prisoners in Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj go on hunger strike on Saturday to express solidarity with women and girls who have been victims of acid attacks carried out by gangs affiliated to the Iranian regime.
The political prisoners said in a statement published on Friday: “For years, the heroic Iranian women have been under brazen and brutal suppression imposed by the regime. Facing lack of social independence, imposition of obligatory veil, and being deprived of education in many fields and hundreds of other privileges based on the constitution, are only small part of the violence being carried out against the Iranian women.”
The Iranian regime’s henchman hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari after being sentenced to death for stabbing an agent of the regime’s intelligence that tried to sexually abuse her.
Ms. Reyhaneh Jabbari, a decorator, was in prison for the past seven and a half years.
NCRI - The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Friday issued an advisory against all travel all but essential travel to Iran following the recent wave of acid attacks on women and girls in cities with tourist attraction.
The statement said: “British travellers to Iran face greater risks than nationals of many other countries due to high levels of suspicion about the UK and the UK government’s limited ability to assist in any difficulty.”
Rise in protests against the anti-human crimes of the clerical regime and the splashing of acid on women and support the zealous Iranian women, especially the victims of this tragedy
Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the NCRI Women’s Committee, expressed strong abhorrence for the tragic crime of splashing acid on the faces of women and girls in different cities. She described the courageous demonstrations by the people and youth in Esfahan and Tehran as a clear indication of the popular wrath and hatred for the misogynic regime of mullahs and the popular desire of Iranian people to overthrow this regime. She called on all women throughout Iran to rise in protest against this anti-human crime and to actively participate in the protest demonstrations planned for October 25 and to support the valiant women of Iran, in particular the victims of this ominous crime.
NCRI – A Senior Iranian cleric told a group of members of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) that United Nations nuclear inspectors are not allowed to visit Parchin military camp where the Iranian regime has conducted research related to nuclear weapon production.
Ahmad Khatami, a leading member of the Assembly of Experts and a close ally of Ali Khamenei, said on Thursday that "the Islamic Republic of Iran would not allow access to its military centers".
Intentional delay in transfer of patients with the aim of tormenting them to death is a criminal act and its perpetrators need to stand trial and be punished
In an anti-human act on Wednesday, 22 October 2014, Iraqi agents delayed the transfer of patient Ms. Zahra Rabiei, an extremely urgent case, to the hospital for four hours. This happened when the patient was suffering from cardiac ischemia and any delay in her transfer to the hospital could have cost her life.
NCRI – in the latest crackdown on Sunni and Kurdish political prisoners the Iranian regime’s authorities in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj have prohibited them from having family visits.
The head of the prison, Mohammad Mardani, told the Sunni prisoners that they would not be allowed to visit their family members until further notice and their families had been informed of the ban.
NCRI – The Iranian regime’s State Security Forces (police) attacked the residents of Isfahan protesting against the recent wave of acid attacks by gangs affiliated to the clerical regime in Iran.
The protester shouted saying “the police splashes acid on our faces and as we protest they attack us.”
U.S. Senator John McCain sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday to raise concerns about Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty, Iraq, whose lives are increasingly at risk as the security situation in Iraq, particularly in Baghdad, continues to deteriorate.
NCRI – The authorities in a prison in a northern city of Iran hanged a young man after he had been on death row for six years.
The 35-year-old prisoner was executed on Wednesday (October 22, 2014) in a prison in Amol – a city in the northern Mazandaran province.