Iran: Pressure on Inmates in Kermanshah's Dizel Abad by Severe Cold and Lack of Heating System

NCRI - The prison officials in Kermanshah’s Dizel Abad prison expose the inmates to severe cold and lack of heating system in order to put pressure on them. According to reports, the officials remove the prisoners out of their cells during the day hours and force them to go the prison yard in the cold weather while the prisoners don’t have any warm clothes. They have to stay outside in the severe cold of occasionally several degrees below zero from early morning until lunch and again after lunch until after dawn with no shelter or heating means particularly when it is snowing or raining.

Arab League Condemns the Brutal Killings in Aleppo

NCRI - The Council of Arab League in the final statement of its meeting in Cairo on Thursday December 15 strongly condemned the “brutal” military operation of Assad regime and its allies in Aleppo.

This emergency meeting was held at the level of permanent representatives in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, to review the situation in Syria, especially in Aleppo, during which military operations and killing of civilians in Aleppo by Assad regime and its supporters were condemned.

Iran: Families of Executed Prisoners Stage Protest Gathering

NCRI - The families of executed prisoners staged a gathering on Thursday December 15 in front of central prison of Karaj in cold weather to protest execution of their loved ones and to demand return of their bodies to the families.

The Iranian regime agents first resisted the families demand to hand over the bodies of their loved ones and told the families that for security reasons and in order to prevent publication of the executed prisoners’ photos and video clips, they would wash (Ghusl) the bodies and bury them but the families stood against this crime and violation their basic rights and protested. Khamenei’s henchmen, fearing further escalation of the protest, backed off and handed over the bodies of executed prisoners to their families.

Number of Civilians Killed in Aleppo Reaches 1138

NCRI - According to Anadolu news agency on Wednesday December 14, Aleppo’s Civil Defense director Najib Ansari has announced that ”with another 67 civilians killed in the past two days, the number of people killed from November 15 to date has reached 1138.”

Ansari then pointed to the wretched conditions in Aleppo and stated that “the streets are full of corpses with a lot of them buried under the rubble whom we are not able to pull out.”

Member of Syrian National Coalition: Any Solution on Syria in the Security Council Is Doomed to Failure

NCRI - In an interview with Al Arabiya TV, Hosham Marveh, member of the Syrian National Coalition said: “The situation in Syria exposed incapacity and failure of the Security Council due to veto by Russia and China. Unfortunately, China has also joined the symphony of supporting tyrants and oppressors in killing defenseless civilians. Therefore, these activities (for a solution on Syria’s crisis) must take place outside the UN Security Council. Any solution on Syria through the Security Council is doomed to failure because it would just buy time for Assad regime.

Iran: Critically Sick Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike in Danger

NCRI - Spending his 10th day of hunger strike, the severely weakened political prisoner Behnam Mousivand was taken to Gohardasht prison’s medical unit, and from there to a hospital outside the prison on Tuesday December 13.

While in his wheelchair, waiting to be dispatched in a room in front of the prison warden’s (Mohammad Mardani), Mousivand was severely beaten by a number of prison staff for not wearing prison uniform, handcuffs and shackles. He was then transferred to Karaj’s Rajaee Hospital in that same battered state.

Why Mrs. Mogherini Has Failed to Condemn the Appalling Human Rights Violations in Iran?

NCRI - On the eve of the Human Rights Day, European lawmakers held a conference at the European Parliament on Wednesday December7. They strongly condemned the violations of human rights in Iran and urged the EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini and Member States to condition the expansion of relationships with Iran to the halt of executions.

This meeting was held by the initiative of the Friends of a Free Iran intergroup at the European Parliament, which has support of some 300 MEPs from different political groups. The keynote speaker was the Iranian opposition leader, Maryam Rajavi who heads the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

EU Policy Has Encouraged Iran Regime's Internal Repression and Crimes in Syria

NCRI - On the eve of the Human Rights Day, European lawmakers held a conference at the European Parliament on Wednesday December7. They strongly condemned the violations of human rights in Iran and urged the EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini and Member States to condition the expansion of relationships with Iran to the halt of executions.

This meeting was held by the initiative of the Friends of a Free Iran intergroup at the European Parliament, which has support of some 300 MEPs from different political groups. The keynote speaker was the Iranian opposition leader, Maryam Rajavi who heads the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

Canada demands that Assad regime and backers stop violence now and respect human rights in Syria

December 13, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement amid reports of merciless attacks perpetrated by the Assad regime and its backers in eastern Aleppo and reported civilian killings and disappearances:

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