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One hundred British MPs have urged the UK government to take a firm stance with Iran during the nuclear negotiations because the regime is plotting to 'deceive the West'.
The cross-party panel of lawmakers launched their Early Day Motion ahead of the crucial negotiations in Vienna which aim to halt Iran's ambitions to build a nuclear bomb.The MPs warned that the regime is engaging in 'deceptive tactics' to preserve their ability to obtain nuclear weapons and said that the International Atomic Energy Agency had stated recently that Iran has failed to address concerns about suspected nuclear weapons research.
NCRI - Over two dozen Iranian Kurdish political prisoners incarcerated in a prison in the western city of Orumieh have staged a hunger strike since Thursday to protest against the transfer of non-political prisoners to their ward.
The transfer of prisoners that often include gangs affiliated to the regime, to Ward 12 of the prison is aimed at intensifying pressure and psychologically torturing the political prisoners.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s State Security Forces (police) have shut down at least 26 cafés in Tehran during the past week for “failure to comply with certain regulations” which include “improper dressing by costumers and smoking cigarettes”.
The owner of one café that opened seven years ago in Tehran told a local daily: “Last Tuesday the agents came to our café and shut down our location. Although in the past we had received only notices regarding some regulations, this time they told us the premise must be shut down.”
A group of Iranians held a protest near the Palais Coburg in Vienna where closed-door nuclear talks between the 5+1 countries and the Iranian regime are taking place.
The demonstrators carried a long banner reading: “No compromise on violations of human rights in Iran for the sake of nuclear talks with the mullahs.”
The Iranian regime has not halted its military nuclear program, even as nuclear negotiations with the West continue in Vienna, intelligence from inside the regime can confirm.
The revelation was made by Mohammad Mohaddessin, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), at an International Justice Committee press conference in Brussels on November 20.
The Iranian regime must suspend its enrichment of uranium and heavy water production, and abide by its obligations to the United Nations and treaty agreements before any nuclear deal with the West can be struck, Canadian MP Irwin Cotler has declared.
The regime must also agree to inform the international community about its past proliferation activities and co-operate fully with IAEA inspectors during the crucial talks in Vienna, Mr Cotler said.
The United States faces a 'broader array of threats from a greater variety of terrorist groups than at any point since 9/11', the nation's acting director at the National Counter-terrorism Center has warned.
Nicholas Rasmussen told Senate Select Intelligence Committee on Thursday that 13 years ago, al Qaeda was regarded as the top threat to the US, but now the danger also included 'lone wolves',” the Islamic State and terrorists sponsored by the Iranian regime.
NCRI - Critically ill political prisoner, Ali Moezzi, has been transferred to solitary confinement and his family has been told by authorities in Tehran’s infamous Evin Prison that no communication is allowed with him.
Mr. Ali Moezzi, who has just a few months of his sentence remaining and is about to be released, was recently transferred from Gohardasht Prison in Karaj to Tehran’s Evin Prison and where he was put under heinous pressures.
Mrs. Homa Roshanaei (Sadegh), the heroic mother of two distinguished PMOI martyrs, whose extraordinary resistance in the face of two dictatorships in Iran inspired all the families of the PMOI martyrs, passed away on Wednesday 19th of November, 2014.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, offered her condolences after the loss of this courageous mother, describing her as “the true voice of the Iranian women, whose memory will never die in the hearts and minds of all those who stood up to the injustice and the repression of the dictatorships in Iran, particularly to those families of the tortured and martyred political prisoners”.
The goal of the ongoing nuclear negotiations with the Iranian regime should be “to prevent — not delay — a nuclear Iran”, Pennsylvania lawmakers have declared.
Representatives Patrick Meehan, Charlie Dent and Jim Gerlach were among the legislators who released a joint statement declaring: "Iran lost its right to an independent nuclear program when it became the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, and any nuclear power facilities in Iran should be controlled and operated by international observers.”