NCRI - The Swedish Government has proposed a resolution at the United Nations Human Rights Council against the Iranian regime for violating human rights. The Swedish representative in the UN announced that the purpose of this resolution is to prepare a text to extend the general mandate of the human rights rapporteur to investigate the Iranian regime for a year.
NCRI - According to the released reports, the family of Mostafa Azadi on Tuesday, February 14th staged a sit-in protest in front of the office of the Head of the Judiciary, Sadegh Larijani until the morning of Wednesday, February 15th demanding the halt of the death penalty for their son who is imprisoned in the solitary confinement awaiting execution.
NCRI - The father of Martyr Mostafa Karim Beigi in a statement condemned the agents of the Ministry of the Intelligence for arresting his wife and intimidating to set his house on fire.
The statement reads:"you told us that Shahnaz will be released provided that we keep silent. Lies after lies, oppression after oppression! I proudly announce that I am the father of Mostafa Karim Beigi; a 26-year old boy who sacrificed his life to Iran and freedom."
NCRI - In a letter from inside Zabol Central Prison Southeastern Iran, the political prisoner Arjang Davoudi describes prison’s humiliating conditions and how the prisoners are tortured there:
My fellow Iranians!
NCRI - In a brutal crackdown on ward 1 of Khoramabad (Eastern Iran) Central Prison on Monday February 6, prison guards kept prisoners outside their cells in open air from 7 in the morning despite extreme cold.
According to reports from inside the prison, the prisoners, most of whom without enough clothes or wearing worn-out ones with some being old and sick, were forced to stay in an extreme cold weather for two and a half hours.
NCRI - According to state-run IRNA news agency, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, Iranian regime’s Tehran Prosecutor General, announced Wednesday February 8 that based on regime’s Islamic Penal Code, the Prosecutor Office has submitted requests to the courts to cancel retaliation sentences for ten under-18 convicts, of which six requests have been accepted.
International human rights organizations have repeatedly expressed concerns over executing convicts who were under-18 at the time of their offense, saying that a lot of such convicts in Iran are awaiting execution.
NCRI - The political prisoner of Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) prison of Karaj – Western Tehran, in a letter to the UN Rapporteur Asemeh Jahangir, warns about the human rights condition and in particular the killing of political prisoners in Iran.
Khaled Hardani at first asks: why the political prisoners should be suppressed and why the number of executions is growing in the wake of sham elections.
Amnesty International has released a report into the “cold-blooded” killings of thousands of Syrian people.
It reveals that the Syrian Regime launched a policy of ‘extermination’ against civilians; killing up to 50 at a time, every week, sometimes twice a week.
The executions took place at Saydnaya military prison near Damascus between 2011 and 2015 but there is damning evidence that they continue in other prisons today.
NCRI - Criminal Court of the Western Lorestan province in Iran, condemned a man and a woman accused of so called ‘unethical relation’ to medieval capital punishment of death by stoning.
According to the verdict of the Criminal Court Branch 1, in Lorestan Province, the sentence of ‘death by stoning’ has been issued, for Mr. KH. A and Mrs. S-M.Th. The state run website called Kashkan reported on February 2, 2017.