NCRI - Political prisoner Khaled Hardani in an open letter to Mrs. Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, wrote about increasing repression against prisoners and Iranian people and killing of a young woman shot by the Iranian regime.
NCRI - The prominent Canadian lawyer of human rights, David Matas, who is also the holder of the Canadian Medal and the supporter of the Iranian Resistance, called for an end to the impunity and justice for the perpetrators of the massacre of 1988 of which 30 thousand political prisoners were killed. Those responsible for such crimes are currently holding office in Iran.
NCRI - A political prisoner has been on hunger strike since Monday morning on July 24th to protest pressures on him by the prison officials.
Changiz Ghadam Kheiri, political prisoner in Masjed Soleiman prison in the Khouzestan province (Southwestern Iran), despite the prison physicians’ certifying that he needed a surgery and his deteriorating situation, has been deprived from receiving medical services with the intervention of Ministry of Intelligence.
NCRI - After weeks of solitary confinement, a prisoner ended his life in Section 10 of Gohardasht Prison, Karaj.
The prison guards transferred him to solitary confinement of Ward 5 instead of treating him.
NCRI - Extracting prisoners' nails to get confession by force
Five prisoners sentenced to death in Birjand Prison (Eastern Iran) in an open letter disclosed a series of brutal tortures in jail, including extraction of prisoners' nails.
NCRI - The mother of Ramin Hossein Panahi, a Kurdish political prisoner, worrying about her son's condition stated: "We do not have any information from Ramin." in a video message posted on social networks.
NCRI - The Iranian regime's suppressive security forces in Tehran on Monday shackled and paraded youths as a form of punishment aimed at breaking their characters and spreading fear in society.
NCRI - Two Christian political prisoners have gone on hunger strike, as the Iranian regime has increased judicial and security pressures on the imprisoned converts.
According to the news, the physical condition of Amin Afshar Naderi has deteriorated since July 6 when he started the hunger strike. He has lost 10kg and his blood pressure has dropped to 100/60 mm Hg. He has been allegedly charged with acting against the national security and insulting the sanctities by establishing a church. He was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment and banned from traveling abroad for 2 years.
NCRI - The Head of Tehran Cyber Police, known as FATA, in the west of Tehran Province stated, "According to the recent observations made by FATA experts in cyberspace, a person has released a content on a social network, insulting the sanctities and raising doubts to disturb the public mindset in different groups. FATA identified this student in Robat Karim (located in the southwest of Tehran Province) and arrested him after receiving a judicial order."