NCRI - The Prosecutor General of the Kerman Province (Southern Iran) announced the sealing of "three centres of arranging night parties" and arresting 18 people in this regard.
"These people have been detained in the suburbs of the Kerman city and in the framework of a special plan for "fighting the vice," Dadkhoda Salari told Mizan new agency, affiliated with the judiciary, on Tuesday, August 8.
NCRI - According to the Iranian regime’s state-owned media on August 7, 2017, China has announced an unprecedented measure of blocking accounts of affiliated Iranian authorities due to US-imposed international sanctions.
The state-run Mehr news agency wrote: “China has blocked Iranian accounts in ABC, ICBC, and MERCHANT banks.”
NCRI - On Monday, August 7, 2017, the regime's law enforcement spokesman announced the appointment of Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi as commander of greater Tehran's Police Force. He has previously been the commander of the police in Sistan and Baluchistan province and has played a major role in repression and crimes against the Baluch people.
Hossein Rahimi is the successor to the Brigadier General of the Revolutionary Guards Hossein Sajedinia, who has been the commander of Tehran's Police Force since March 2009.
NCRI - At the end of June 2017, Russian troops and the Syrian opposition delegation reached an agreement to reduce tensions across vast areas of Syria. These areas cover nearly 150 towns and villages with a population of nearly 200,000.
Syrian opposition negotiator, George Sabra, said on August 6, 2017, in an interview on Sky News that the Iranian regime wants to ruin the plan by provoking Assad.
NCRI - Military commanders, senior officials refuse to participate
In the Saturday’s inauguration ceremony held for Iran regime’s President Hassan Rouhani, none of the former presidents, Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) commanders, Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, former presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi, and 36 MPs were present.
NCRI - In response to the widespread justice-seeking campaign for the 1988 massacre and the slogan of no to executioner, no to imposter (no to Ibrahim Raisi and no to Hassan Rouhani), the Iranian regime’s Council for Coordinating Propaganda announced that the propaganda against the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) centered around the eighties is at the top of its agenda.
NCRI - The nurses’ nationwide protests were held on Sunday, August 6, 2017, in accordance with previous calls in front of the Ministry of Health and Universities of Medical Sciences in Tehran and other cities across Iran.
Nurses launched the rally to protest against a plan called “Training Hospital Nurses.”
NCRI - The families of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Gohardasht prison in Karaj express their concerns about forced transfer of these prisoners to a super-security ward.
According to reports, political prisoners were recently forcefully transferred from Ward 12 to the super-security Hall 10, Ward 4, of Gohardasht prison after beating and mayhem.
NCRI - The Iranian regime has enjoyed appeasement from the West for years despite its outright belligerence across the region. Former President Obama was so keen to keep the Iran nuclear deal in place that he turned a blind eye to many nefarious acts that the regime was responsible for. He also ignored blatant issues that should have been addressed, or at least acknowledged, like the poor human rights record in the country.
Statement No. 2 - Lebanese mercenary mullah
The clerical regime’s Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS), after bringing the mercenary Mohammad Ali Hosseini, along with known mercenaries of the regime in Paris which resulted in him turning to a played card, sought to whitewash and revitalize him and to infiltrate and employ him in Arab countries and circles against the Iranian resistance.