Iran: 20 Executions in One Day; 57 Executions Since the Start of 2017

Maryam Rajavi urges referral of the clerical regime's dossier of crimes to the UN Security Council

The religious fascism ruling Iran has kicked off the New Year with merciless executions en mass.

The execution of at least 57 prisoners, mostly youths, has been registered in Iran since the beginning of 2017. Twenty of the victims were hanged on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in Gohardasht Prison, the Central Prison of Karaj, the Lakan Prison of Rasht, and the Dizelabad Prison of Kermanshah.

Iran: Save Political Prisoner Ali Moezzi

Warning of a conspiracy targeting the life of Mr. Ali Moezzi, the Iranian Resistance calls on all international human rights organizations, especially the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein and Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangir, for urgent and effective action aimed at saving the life of this political prisoner.

Iran: 21 Hangings in 2017 and 26 Prisoner Facing Imminent Execution

On January 11, the inhumane mullahs’ regime executed a prisoner in Urmia Prison, northwest Iran. The day before another prisoner was sent to the gallows in Maraghe Prison, northwest Iran. On January 8, two other prisoners were hanged in public on charges of theft in the town of Sarpol Zahab in Kermanshah Province, western Iran. Youths are being hanged in public at a time when senior regime officials, their family members and close friends are involved in the largest embezzlement cases of Iran’s history. One example amounted to nearly $3 billion, and those involved in such thefts and plundering of the Iranian people’s God-given riches remain safe and sound from any accountability.

Iran: Life of Political Prisoner Ali Moezzi Is in Danger; Call for Support

NCRI - In a suspicious move on the morning of Wednesday, January 4, Iranian regime authorities suspiciously transferred political prisoner Ali Moezzi to an unknown location. The Iranian Resistance calls on all international human rights organizations, especially the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights Situation in Iran to take urgent action in this regard.

Iran: Seven Executions to Begin 2017

Unable to reign in its political and economic crises, and concerned over possible nationwide uprisings, the inhumane mullahs’ regime in Iran has resorted to sending seven prisoners to the gallows in the first days of 2017. These executions were carried out in the prisons of Karaj (west of Tehran) and Ghazvin (northwest Iran).

Karaj Central Prison was the scene of four inmates hanged on Tuesday, January 3.

The Iranian Resistance Calls for Immediate Freedom of Arash Sadeghi

Arash Sadeghi, political prisoner incarcerated in Ward 8 of the Evin Prison, is in the 70th day of his hunger strike. His health is badly deteriorating and he is in critical conditions.

In the morning of Sunday, January 1, 2017, he went unconscious due to vomiting of large amount of blood and kept having frequent seizures. His body is dehydrated. His kidneys have suffered serious damage and he is jeopardized by adhesion and hemorrhage of the stomach.

Iran: Fingers of Two Jailed Brothers Amputated for Theft

Iranian regime prison authorities amputated the fingers of two jailed brothers by the names of Faramarz and Majid Bigham on charges of theft. These hideous measures were carried out in Urmia Central Prison in northwest Iran after they served time behind bars for four and a half years. Prison authorities also forced dozens of other inmates with similar charges to watch the shocking scene to send a message to all.

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