U.N. Has a Moral and a Legal Authority to Launch an Investigation to 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

Investigation of Argentina’s “Dirty War” Set Precedent for Inquiry into Iran’s “Summer of Blood” is the title of a shocking article by Ken Blackwell about two of the most horrible crimes of the 20th century in Argentina and Iran, the following is the full text of this article which was published in ‘Town Hall’ on October 06, 2017.

In the 1990s, I and my distinguished colleague Charlotte Ponticelli had the privilege of working with Dr. Clyde Snow, one of the world’s foremost experts in forensic anthropology, who played an instrumental role in bringing justice to Argentina by uncovering the mass graves left behind by the country’s “Dirty War.” His actions and investigation helped uncover the truth about what was an incredibly deadly series of crimes carried out over nearly a decade. Holding the regime in Argentina accountable set a valuable precedent and demonstrated the global community’s commitment to upholding justice and human rights, which must be maintained today.

Statement by British MPs, on the1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

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NCRI - The British Liberal Democratic Party's annual conference was held in Bournemouth in late September. A delegation from the Iranian Resistance participated in the conference and met with the Representatives of the House of Commons and British Lords of the Liberal Democratic Party and a number of its leaders and discussed the perpetuation of human rights violations in Iran and continued executions, in particular the execution of women and youths.

Iran: Dozens of Supporters of a Cleric, Critic of the Regime Were Arrested

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NCRI - On Saturday, October 1st, the Iranian regime security forces arrested dozens of supporters of a cleric critic of the government in Tehran. According to reports, the regime's security forces attacked the ceremony of the 40th day of passing away of a relative of Ayatollah Kazemeini Boroujerdi and arrested a number of the participants.

Iran: Protest Rally in Front of Regime's Parliament to Release Political Prisoner Soheil Arabi

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NCRI - Monday morning, October 2, a protest gathering was staged in front of the Iranian regime's parliament in response to a call by the mother of Soheil Arabi, a political prisoner who is on dry hunger strike in Evin Prison.

The demonstrators while holding posters and placards demanded the release of Soheil Arabi and all political prisoners and prisoners of conscience as well as civil and guild activists.

Iran Human Rights Monitor Reports Continuation of Human Rights Violations in Iran

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NCRI - Iran Human Rights Monitor has compiled a report detailing the human rights situation in the country for the month of September.

It highlighted that there has been a continuation of systematic violations of human rights and mentioned in particular executions, amputations, torture and the murder of porters.

Iran: Humiliating Torture of Detainees by Regime's Security Forces

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NCRI - A video clip from Iran, which has been widely shared in social networks shows that regime's security forces beating Arab residents in the city of Ahvaz - Southwestern Iran, in a degrading manner and force them to imitate dogs by barking, there is no precise information concerning the place and time of this disgusting action, but some informed sources have mentioned August 13, 2017 concurrent to religious moslem Eide Ghorban celebrations in which security forces had arrested several civil activists and citizens in Ahvaz.

The Amnesty International Demands the Immediate Release of Soheil Arabi

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NCRI - The Amnesty International expresses concern over the political prisoner, Soheil Arabi who has been going on hunger strike for 38 days. This organization demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the political prisoner as well as his access to full medical care.

Soheil Arabi started his dry hunger strike 9 days ago and he had been already on hunger strike for 30 days. On the 8th day of his dry hunger strike, Soheil Arabi recorded an audio file in Evin Prison and explained his critical condition announcing that the authorities have not paid attention to his legal demands.

Iran: The Situation of Arrested Christian Couple Is Still Unclear

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NCRI - The situation of a newly converted Christian couple who were summoned to the intelligence office of the Revolutionary Guards Corps in Tehran on September 11 and arrested after interrogation is still unclear.

Mehrdad Houshmand and Sarah Nemati have been accused of acting in a funeral ceremony in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in Tehran according to Christian religious rites.

Human Rights in Iran Under Spotlight on the 'Place De La Bastille' in Paris

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NCRI - On Friday September29, the historic Place de la Bastille in Paris - France, witnessed, the theater of a cluster of shoes and flowers symbolizing the 30,000 political prisoners executed in 1988 in Iran.

One could see photos, names, and some brief explanations, about the lives of tens of thousands of courageous men and women decimated by a fatwa of Khomeini, one of the most brutal dictators of the 20th century. "Suppress the unbelievers with the utmost violence ... All those prisoners who persist in their hypocrisy are condemned to death because they are at war with God," he wrote in his religious decree.

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