Iran: 20 Individuals to Be Lashed For "Eating During Fasting Hours"

NCRI - Iran’s public prosecutor in the city of Ghazvin, northwest Iran, said 20 individuals are sentenced to lashing and financial fines for “eating during fasting hours.”

These individuals are amongst the 90 persons who were arrested on such charges in this city, said Ismaeel Sadeghi Nia on June 11th to the semi-official Mehr news agency.

At Least 30  Prisoners on the Verge of Execution in Southeast Iran

NCRI - The mullahs’ regime is preparing itself for more criminal and mass executions. In Zabol Central Prison, southeast Iran, 30 prisoners are said to be on death row with execution rulings confirmed by the regime’s supreme court, reports indicate. Most of these prisoners are under the age of 40 and two were juveniles during their alleged crime. 80% of the inmates in Zabol Central Prison are Sunni.

Iran: Seven Years of Illness and Uncertainty, a Report on the Status of an Imprisoned Father and Son

NCRI - Two political prisoners, a father and a son, after enduring more than seven years in prison in Section 350 of Evin Prison are still in a state of limbo.

Despite the passage of years since the original conviction of Mohsen and Ahmad Daneshpour Moghadam and their protest to the verdict, the judiciary refuses to issue a final verdict under the pretext of "lost file".

Political Prisoners' Letter to U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran

NCRI - In a letter to UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran ‘Mrs. Asma Jahangir’, political prisoners in Gohardasht prison ( West Tehran) have warned over Mullahs regime’s oppressive measures.

Titled ‘Human rights beaten down by blows of dictator’, the letter reads:

IRGC Arrests Dozens of Children in Iran for Water Sporting

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has arrested dozens of boys and girls who were on a leisure tour and mountain hiking near the town of Sepidan, in Iran’s Southern Fars Province.
 
The state-run Javan news agency on Tuesday, June 6, quoted Lieutenant Colonel Ruhollah Rostami, a commander of the local IRGC  in Sepidan Garrison, as saying that some 90 boys and girls who were taking part in a mixed-gender tour and mountain hiking were detained.

Iran Regime Places Seals on Sunni Mosque

NCRI - Agents of the Iranian regime placed seals on a Sunni mosque, south east of Tehran, on June 1, 2017, according to the website of the Sunni Friday prayers leader of Azadshahr.

“Some 1,000 Sunnis regularly pray in the Yaft-Abad Mosque in Tehran which was sealed last night. We demand the Interior Ministry, Tehran Municipality and senior officials of the state to urgently unlock the seal so that Sunnis who are from the north of the country can pray without worry,” Molana Mohammad-Hossein Gargij said in a part of his sermon.

Amnesty International Warns of Prominent Iranian Activist's Deteriorating Health Conditions

Amnesty International on June 2nd issued an urgent action statement expressing concerns over the deteriorating health conditions of Mohammad Maeki, the first Tehran University dean after the 1979 revolution, and him being prevented from traveling abroad for medical care and to see his children.

Iran: Two Accused of Theft Sentenced to Finger Amputation

NCRI - Two young men in Tehran accused of theft were sentenced by the 11th Branch of Tehran Province criminal court on Thursday to have their fingers amputated.

“I was forced to resort to stealing to come up with money for my wife’s chemotherapy,” one of the accused said.

The defendants are Taghi, 30, and Parviz, 31, by their first names.

Iran: Crackdown on People in Ramadan Under the Pretext of Eating in Public

NCRI - “Eating or pretending to eat in public and inside your vehicle is considered crime”. “Mall-veiling and unveiling is crime too, and judiciary will decide about it”. According to the chief of traffic police, reported IRGC affiliated Fars News Agency.

To justify this level of interference in people's personal lives, IRGC brigadier, Taqi Mohri, said: “Interior space of a vehicle is not personal ...eating in public during Ramadan, and in the vehicle is a crime and the police will arrest and transfer these people to judiciary officials”.

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