Call for immediate action for his release
The Iranian resistance calls on all international human rights organizations to take immediate action against making a new case file for the 66-year-old political prisoner Ali Moezzi and for his immediate and unconditional release.
Elections held solely to strengthen religious dictatorship
Iran’s Assembly of Experts on June 19 issued a statement in response “to doubts regarding people’s role in an Islamic state.” This statement, shedding light on rifts amongst the regime’s ruling elite and an escalating power struggle following last month’s sham presidential election, is an unprecedented acknowledgement of the mullahs’ lack of “legitimacy” and “acceptability,” emphasizing once again that the people’s vote has no credibility in the mullahs’ regime and it’s only purpose is to strengthen the religious dictatorship’s status quo.
NCRI - On Tuesday, the Iranian opposition coalition the National Council of Resistance of Iran held a press conference at its Washington DC office to present new information about missile development and testing in the Islamic Republic of Iran. NCRI officials reported that Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had ordered relevant institutions to accelerate missile activities in the aftermath of the nuclear agreement that went into effect in January of last year.
NCRI - In a letter to mark June 20, the day to commemorate 30,000 political prisoners massacred in Iranian regime’s prisons in the ‘80s, Mrs. Sholeh Pakrava, mother of executed Rayhaneh Jabbari, has called for perpetrators and instigators of the crime to be put to trial.
Below are parts of Mrs. Jabbari’s letter:
NCRI - American policy toward Iran turned around last January, with the inauguration of Donald Trump. Trump made his views on Iran clear during his campaign, and they are much different from those of his predecessor. The Obama administration took great pride in the Iran nuclear deal it helped to negotiate, but while still a candidate, Trump repeatedly referred to the agreement as one of the worst deals ever negotiated, and promised to overturn it upon assuming office.
NCRI - The internal crisis of the Iranian regime continues to intensify following the adoption of new sanctions by the US Senate. A Khamenei’s faction newspaper in an editorial titled, “black hole” has written: "The sanctions imposed by the US Senate, together with charging the Iranian government and in particular the Revolutionary Guards for supporting terrorism, will allow the IRGC to be black listed for terrorism and consequently the full sanctioning of it.
NCRI - Children with autism are harmed and annoyed at its center in Mashhad, a news outbreak that hurt public opinion.
After disclosure of the torture of children patients suffering autism in Northeastern city of Mashhad, the deputy director of the rehabilitation department of the Iranian welfare organization, blamed the ministry of health, while the adviser to the health minister also stated: the center had only the principled consent for operation, which did not mean a license for the institute.
NCRI - After more than a month of wheat harvest, government authorities evade paying the money to the wheat farmers.
A state-run website called Bayanerooz on June 9 2017 writes about Rouhani's hollow promises, "The president always promises jam tomorrow. He did not achieve positive results in the 4 years of presidency. He only prioritizes measures in times of election."
NCRI - A prisoner died in Sanandaj Prison due to lack of medical treatment On Monday, June 19, however, the forensics had earlier confirmed his inability to imprisonment.
According to the reports, the political prisoner, Fardin Faramarzi has visited the health center two times following a severe pain in the heart area and he has returned to the ward without being examined.
NCRI - A 37 years old prisoner died due to lack of medical attention and transport to the hospital in central prison of Sotheastern city of Zahedan on Saturday, June 17 around 13:00hour.
According to obtained reports, Naqib Altaz Qanbarzehi had been arrested at age of 17, and was in jail for 20 years. He was suffering from a heart condition. After 20 years of imprisonment in Evin prison, he was transferred to Zahedan central prison, about a week ago. He and eight others were arrested on charges of drug possession. Those eight people were executed. He was on death row for 20 years, until, Saturday that he passed away in Zahedan central prison, due to the lack of medical treatment.