Iran: Labour Activist Stages Indefinite Hunger Strike

NCRI - Workers' Syndicate of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company said on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 that Reza Shahabi, an imprisoned member of this labour union was on hunger strike in Rajaei Shahr (Gohardssht) prison in Karaj.

A report published on the Telegram page of the syndicate indicates that Mr. Shahabi has started his hunger strike eight days ago. A close friend of this labour activist also confirmed his hunger strike in a conversation with Radio Farda.

Iran: Letter of Exiled Prisoners in Support of Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

NCRI - A group of political prisoners in Ardebil prison Northwest Iran, wrote a letter of support for the political prisoners in Gohardasht prison near Tehran who are on hunger strike, urging the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran and the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights to take immediate action to save the lives of these prisoners.

Paris Exhibition on the 1988 Massacre in Iran


The Paris District 1 exhibition and meeting on August 17, 2017, commemorated the anniversary of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and censured continuation of mass executions in Iran.

Growing Consensus in US Congress to Reach out to Iran Opposition

The Iranian opposition is gaining momentum due to a growing consensus in the US Congress over the necessity for regime change in Iran, argues Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, a Harvard-educated, Iranian-American political scientist and president of the International American Council.

A senior delegation of US senators went to Albania’s capital Tirana this week to meet Maryam Rajavi, who heads the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a political coalition calling for regime change in Iran and considered the main threat to the ruling mullahs, Rafizadeh wrote on Friday for Arab News.

Call for an international commission of inquiry to investigate 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran

Human rights, in particular, bringing to justice the officials involved in the 1988 massacre, should be at the core of Iran policy

Human rights defenders, dignitaries, European politicians and the Iranian Resistance called for the formation of an international commission of inquiry into the massacre of political prisoners in Iran in the summer of 1988 and bringing those responsible for this genocide and crime against humanity to justice.

They stressed that the issue of human rights should be at the core of the West’s policy on Iran. They urged the UN, EU and the US to put the issue of flagrant and systematic violation of human rights in Iran on top of their agenda.

Iran Regime: JCPOA for the Americans Means, Behaviour Change Leading to Regime Change

NCRI - A state-owned newspaper affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) exposed some of the Iranian regime’s worries about JCPOA impasse.

In an article titled “Americans Point of View on the nature and Spirit of JCPOA," the newspaper wrote on 15 August 2017: “Some media outlets and political news circles in the West predict the Trump administration is set to stay out of the nuclear deal. But what's important here is that the President of the United States intends to break up the deal and introduce Iran as a factor in the failure of JCPOA. This is a delicate point that the Foreign Minister of our country has explicitly drawn to public attention a while ago.”

Iran: A Letter of Support for Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

NCRI - The political prisoner, Ali Moezi, detained in Tehran's Central prison, wrote a letter announcing his support for the political prisoners on hunger strike in Gohardasht prison in Karaj.

In this letter, he recalled his memoirs from Gohardasht prison in Karaj, whose space reminds the memories of the martyrs of 1980s, particularly the martyrs of the 1988 massacre in Iran.

Iran: Torture and Death Penalty for Another Teenager

NCRI - Mehrab Eyvazi, an adolescent who was arrested at the age of 17 with nine others, was sentenced to death by the regime's court for murder. According to reports, in addition to being severely beaten and mayhem in a police station, he is also threatened with rape.

Mr. Eyvazi was under the age of 18 at the time of his arrest, but the forensic court confirmed his rational and mental development in spite of his minor age, which provided the ground for the issue of the death sentence.

Iran: Death of a Contractor Due to Self-Immolation

NCRI - On Saturday morning, August 12, 2017, a Qom (Southwest of Tehran) municipality contractor, who, after months of trying was unable to recover his unpaid fees, self-immolated himself in front of the municipality and died Saturday night due to his burns.

Fereidoun Abedini, head of the Isfahan Burn Center, said on Monday, August 14, told the Fars government news agency that the individual (Sheikh Alizadeh) had died on Sunday evening, while the percentage of his burns was over 90 percent.

Sham Resolution of Iran Regime Parliament to Confront the US Congressional Resolution

NCRI - On 13 August 2017, the Iranian regime's parliament in a panic and dramatic reaction show, adopted a new plan to confront the US sanctions against the regime.

The measure, on the one hand, reveals the fear and vulnerability of the religious fascism ruling Iran to the new U.S. sanctions, in particular the imposition of anti-terrorist sanctions against the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), and on the other hand, shows that all the gangs of this regime have a common interest both in suppression and violation of human rights as well as in export of terrorism and warmongering in the region and are unable to get away from it.

Iran: Execution of 3 Prisoners After 21 Years of Imprisonment

NCRI - On Monday morning August 14 The Iran regime hanged three inmates in a central prison in Qom.

The three detainees were transferred to the quarantine facility of Qom Prison yesterday to execute the death sentence.

Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq Training Children for War

NCRI - Despite the fact that all international laws and covenants ban any use of children in wars, local Iraqi outlets have revealed how the Iran-backed Hashid al-Shabi (Popular Mobilization Units) are training children for war.

180 juveniles in the village of Basheer in Kirkuk Province are being trained by the Hashid al-Shabi, learning how to use light and heavy weapons, and training in various military tactics.

Iran: Protesting Laborer Condemned to Financial Fines and Lashing

NCRI - An expelled worker has been condemned to six months behind bars, 30 lashes and a financial fee of 90 million rials (around $2,800) for disrupting public order.


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