NCRI - Iranian regime’s police force brutally suppressed gathered Samen-Hujaj depositors in front of various branches of this financial institution in Tehran on Saturday, June 18, 2017.
According to obtained video clips and reports, people were being beaten up with batons, kicks and punches. After that, the law enforcement officers were intimidating with patrol and inspection of people vehicles in different parts of Tehran.
NCRI - The number of injuries of protesting workers’ families have risen to 13 persons at a gold mine in North West Iran.
They were beaten up by Iranian regime's security forces. According to obtained reports, some of them have sought medical treatments in nearby cities, and some have privately gotten treatments in their homes due to fear of arrest by the security forces.
NCRI - Forced migration and demographic change policies that are being implemented by Assad’s regime, its paratroops and collaborators, is threatening national identity and social structure of Syria. The bureau of Legal studies of Syria from the Syrian National Coalition announced the above news.
NCRI - Mullah Makarem Shirazi, a Mullah close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, in his remarks on Saturday emphasized democracy is for the West.
“We must not say the ruler is chosen by the people. Democracy (West) is something imposed on people out of no other choice, and this is actually not a popular state ruled by the people… the Imam (read supreme leader) is not to be chosen by the people, as the Imam is appointed through God’s ruling,” he said.
NCRI - New punishing measures adopted in the US Senate reflect the message of Washington to Tehran that the era of dialogue is over.
Sky News TV, 17 June 2017:
Following the imposition of new punishing measures by the US against Iran, the parliament of this country threatened to take retaliatory action against the laws of Congress. This is an escalating crisis threatening the diplomatic nuclear agreement reached a few years ago between Iran and the US.
NCRI - Iran regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Sunday emphasized the fact that his regime’s terrorist and criminal meddling in regional countries are aimed at preventing what he called war (uprisings) in Iran’s cities.
“If the shrine defender martyrs had not existed, today we would have to be fighting the sedition elements in Iran’s cities, as they intended to enter Iran through Iraq’s borders…,” he said in a visit with members of the families of such foot-soldiers killed in Iraq and Syria.
NCRI - Iran’s state media reported iron ore exports have come to a halt due to increasing shipping fees.
“With the increasing rise of sea shipment prices and discounts enjoyed by Forteskio and India companies for below 58% iron ore, such exports have been halted,” said Keivan Tehrani, head of the Iron Ore Producers and Exporters Association to the semi-official Tasnim news agency.
NCRI - The consequences of remarks made by Iranian regime leader Ali Khamenei, encouraging Basijis and soft-war officers to independently make decisions and swing into action at their own will, are emerging as more repression and heavier atmosphere of fear.
In one instance, the so-called ‘Hezbollah Coordination Council’ consisting of Basijis and plaintiff vigilantes has announced that allowing women into stadiums is against the Islamic law.
NCRI - In Paris, on July 1st, tens of thousands of Iranians will gather for the Annual “Free Iran” Rally to support the movement to obtain freedom and democracy for their homeland. Each year, The Iranian opposition movement (PMOI/MEK) organizes this convention. The event is especially anticipated by the Iranian youth, who look forward to a time when they can come together and support human rights.
NCRI - The Human Rights Council of the United Nations received a written statement from the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty, the Women's Human Rights International Association and the France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, the International Educational Development, Inc. and the Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples regarding the 1988 mass execution of political prisoners carried out by Iranian authorities.