NCRI - Some of those arrested for participating in Iran protests are being tortured and murdered in custody, according to recently released prisoners and the families of those still held without charges.
At a rally outside Iran’s infamous Evin prison, activist Amir said: “People inside are being tortured, maybe tortured to death.”
NCRI - Back in 1988, the Iranian Regime slaughtered over 30,000 political prisoners- including children, the elderly, and pregnant women, in a massacre that has continued to the current day.
Most of the victims were members or supporters of the Iranian opposition group, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), but many were only caught with the group’s literature.
For the Iranian Regime, that was evidence enough and they were subjected to kangaroo trials- presided over by the infamous “death commissions”-which lasted just a few minutes and did not allow for a defence.
NCRI - The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted its 64th Resolution against human rights violations in Iran.
The resolution, sponsored by Canada, was adopted on December 19 with 81 votes for, 30 against, and 70 abstentions.
This new resolution welcomes the minor improvements that Iran has made- although considering the timing of the small amendments to their death penalty, it is likely that the Regime only did this to gain approval from the UN.
NCRI - It is no secret that human rights under the Iranian Regime are few and far between. On Human Rights Day earlier this month, we heard once again how the mullahs in charge in Iran are masking serious human rights violations behind a veil of normality. This cannot continue.
Professor Raymond Tanter, a senior member on the Middle East Desk of the National Security Council staff in the Reagan-Bush administration, wrote an op-ed for The Hill in which he outlined what needs to be done to curb Iran’s human rights abuses.
Maryam Rajavi: Realization of Iranian people’s desire for regime change is essential to human rights in Iran, peace in region and the world
A major demonstration was held in Paris on December 11, to observe the International Human Rights Day (December 10) against the mullahs’ bloodletting regime and executions and torture in Iran.
The NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi sent a message to the demonstration which coincided with the One Plannet Summit in Paris. She said, "Saving human rights and environment in Iran hinges on regime change.”
NCRI - Speaking at a conference at the European Parliament on Wednesday, 6 December 2017, British MEP Anthea McIntyre said: “At a time when Islamic fundamentalism is the greatest enemy we face in the world” and “the question of defeating this enemy begins with gender equality, with women’s rights.”
The conference was held in Brussels on the initiative of the Friends of a Free Iran inter-group at the European Parliament, which enjoys the support of several hundred MEPs from various political groups.
NCRI - Yemen’s Human Rights Minister, Mohammad Askar, said on Thursday, December 7, that Houthi militants affiliated with the Iranian regime have killed more than a thousand leaders of the People's Congress Party, along with a number of military commanders and pro-Ali Abdullah Saleh citizens over the past four days.
According to Sky- news, hundreds of injured have been kidnapped from hospitals, and their destiny has not yet been determined. Mohammad Askar also said that the Iranian regime-backed Houthi militias suppressed peoples protest demonstrations and insulted women and arrested a number of them.
Press release by the Friends of a Free Iran inter-group at the European Parliament- Brussels- 6 December 2017
On Wednesday, 6 December 2017, on the initiative of the Friends of a Free Iran inter-group at the European Parliament, which enjoys the support of several hundred MEPs from various political groups, a conference on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day was held at the European Parliament in Brussels. The key note speaker was Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). Dozens of MEPs and a large number of parliamentary assistants, diplomats and journalists were present. The Scottish veteran politician Struan Stevenson was also one of the guest speakers.
NCRI - The Iranian regime authorities of Intelligence prison in Sanandaj placed a Kurdish political prisoner under the worst torture.
According to reports, the Intelligence agents of Sanandaj prison tried to force the Kurdish political prisoner, Afshin Hossein Panahi, to false confession and TV interview by Denailing and Parrilla (electroshocking) torture to his head and body but he did not surrender to to the demands of the agents.