NCRI - The political prisoner Youssef Emadi has been transferred to the quarantine of Evin prison 3 weeks ago by the order of the prison head, and there is no news about him due to cut-off of phone calls and weekly visits. He was summoned to the prison warden’s room after protesting against one of the prison officers and his phone calls and family visits were cut-off and he was then transferred to quarantine cells of ward 4 as a punishment.
Kuwait has confirmed that its security forces were able to capture 12 wanted persons belonging to the so-called Abdali cell.
Kuwaiti Interior Ministry announced last month that it had implemented the judgment of the Court of Cassation issued in case No. 302/2016 on the so-called Abdali cell, calling for the arrest of the suspects. Al Arabiya English reported on Saturday, 12 August 2017
NCRI - On Tuesday August 8, 2017, Hassan Rouhani submitted the list of his ministers and cabinet members to regime’s parliament. The list, in which more than half of previous ministers have been replaced, is actually the result of a balance of power between regime’s rival bands.
The question, however, is whether the cabinet reshuffle puts forward a specific, strategic way out of the crises the regime is inundated with. The signs, data, and remarks made by regime’s officials and experts, however, give a negative answer to this question.
GENEVA (11 August 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Asma Jahangir, has expressed outrage at the execution of a young man who received the death penalty as a child.
Alireza Tajiki was arrested at the age of 15 in 2012 and sentenced to death in 2013 at the age of 16.
NCRI - A member of the Iranian regime's parliament referring to the regime’s judiciary emphasizing on more executions and that 5,300 people are in death row in the regime's prisons, said: “The smuggler who has 500 (billion dollars) capital in Tehran and elsewhere is released, but we will execute the poor porter.”
NCRI - Extensive fire in forest areas West of Iran was extinguished on the fifth day by the help of local residents and environmental activists and safety guards. The widespread fire in the forest areas of Kuh Shahu (Shahu Mountain), suburb of Kamyaran city of Kurdistan province, has caused more than 400 hectares of damage.
NCRI - The state-run ILNA News in a report on August 9, 2017, illustrated the status of unemployed female students by writing about one of them.
The news reads:
NCRI - The US State Department issues annual statements about countries that flout international law and support terrorism for many decades. Countries who almost always appear on the list are Iran, Syria and North Korea.
Still, the US and other world powers established the nuclear deal with Iran that limits their ability to establish a nuclear military capability for 10 years. However, to reach this deal, the US disregarded the expansion of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) throughout the Middle East, and turned a blind eye to the Syrian people’s revolution and denied any support. The human rights of Iranian and Syrian people were overlooked for the sake of the nuclear deal.
11 executed in mass killing, juvenile hanged
The inhumane mullahs’ regime ruling Iran hanged at least 13 prisoners on Thursday. 11 of these victims were horrifically mass executed in Birjand Prison, Eastern Iran.
One of these prisoners, Alireza Tajiki, was hanged in Adel Abad Prison of Shiraz, central Iran. He was a young prisoner arrested at the age of 15 at the time of his alleged crime. Tajiki faced mock executions time and again and was finally sent to the gallows based on vague charges and despite requests for appeal placed by his family gone neglected.
The Iranian Resistance expresses grave concern over the health and security of political prisoners on hunger strike in solitary confinement of ward 4 in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran. All international human rights organizations, especially the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Special Rapporteur of Human Rights in Iran, Special Rapporteur on Torture are called upon to take urgent action to save the lives of these political prisoners.