A group of U.S. senators have expressed their concern over the ongoing postponement of the State Department’s Iran Human Rights Report.
“States that routinely oppress their own citizens as a method of survival lack legitimacy and pose security threats to their neighbors,' the senators wrote. 'Accordingly, the question of Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its human rights record are inextricably intertwined.'
The Iranian regime’s judiciary has barred the lawyer of the political prisoner Ali Moezzi from defending him. Mr. Moezzi’s lawyer form accessing his client’s file. The prison term of Mr. Moezzi will end next month, but the Iranian regime has brought nes fabricated charges against him.
Cleric Asef Hosseini, head of the court branch in Karaj, prevented the lawyer of political prisoner Mr. Ali Moezzi from defending him.
On Thursday, May 14, teachers of Kurdistan held their fourth protest gathering. They are protesting unfair wages and prejudice in the educational system.
This gathering in Sanandaj was held in front of the governor’s building. Teachers protested their difficult living conditions and the unresponsiveness of the educational system regarding their grievances. They stated that they are just given hollow promises.
A conspiracy by Tehran and its militias to foment religious war
Brussels, European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) press release - The European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) strongly condemns the attack on the Sunni Adhamiyah suburb of Baghdad by armed gang of Shi’ite militias thugs, affiliated with the Iranian Quds Force.
By the Iraqi government's own account, sectarian Shi’ite militias (affiliated to Iran) attacked this Sunni neighbourhood in Baghdad on Thursday, setting alight homes, businesses, property and local government buildings.
If the water shortage crisis in the country persists, around 70% of Iranians or a population close to 50 million will have to leave to survive, a deputy of Hassan Rouhani says.
Isa Kalantari referred to the deteriorating condition of water shortage in the country and the weak management and said: “The present water crisis in Iran began some 10 years ago. By using around 97% of its surface water almost all rivers have dried up.”
“This means that if we continue as is, around 70% of the population or 50 million people will have to leave the country. The renewable water in the country is 100 billion cubic meters per year. Our ill management has resulted in the drying up of ponds and wasting surface and sub-surface waters,
Construction of Iran’s largest prison in Tehran is finished, a regime official announced.
“The stages to build the largest prison in Tehran are finished and we are adding new spaces to this complex,” Mohammad Alizadeh said. “We needed a new prison.”
The new prison named the “Great Prison” is situated in Hassanabad district and can contain 15000 prisoners.
The advisor to the Interior Minister Reza Mahjoubi said, “The number of people entering our prisons is above world average and every year half a million people enter our prisons of whom 200000 remain there.” He nonetheless failed to mention the cause for this high number of prisoners.