International organizations must condemn repressive measures
On the night of July 31, Iran’s repressive forces opened fire on a group of porters around a village near the city of Sardasht, western Iran, leaving one porter by the name of Azad Mina-Abduli seriously wounded.
NCRI - The Energy Minister of Rouhani’s government admitted that the issue of water in Iran has become very acute and problematic. On Saturady, August 5, 2017, state-run media quoting Hamid Chitchian wrote: “Water issues in all parts of the country have become acute and there is no region in the country that does not have water concern.”
NCRI - The workers' union of the Haft Tape Sugar Cane Company announced in a statement on August 4, 2017 that 40 workers from the company were summoned to court by the Judiciary of the city of Shush (south-west Iran). The workers’ union said that these 40 workers are told to attend the court on Sunday, August 6.
According to reports, a number of other workers are also summoned to the security forces for interrogation.
NCRI - With unemployment turned into Iran’s national crisis and a significant part of the unemployed being university graduates, the question kept being asked is why unemployment rate among country’s university graduates is on the rise?
Unemployment crisis is the issue which has always been the subject of economic experts’ discussions. Job market experts believe that along with fundamental changes the country’s employment space has experienced over the past couple of decades, it has also suffered serious damages as much.
“Through my testimony I hope to arise the consciences too complacent to mullahs.”
Sadegh Sistani, a human rights activist, was imprisoned for 17 years in political jails in Iran before fleeing his country. Residing in France since 2012, he strives for democratic change in his country.
NCRI - The political prisoner, Atena Daemi, who has been serving time in Evin Prison, was newly framed by the warden and the head of the infirmary as "breaching the peace of prison" with her hunger strike.
On Monday, July 26, the human rights activist, Atena Daemi was transferred to Branch 4 of Evin's court from the women's ward.
Europe must not turn a blind eye to Iran’s human rights abuses
Justice will only be achieved when the international community has the courage to reject Iran’s absurd, anemic denials and to instead respond with new economic and diplomatic pressure to the regime’s human rights abuses. Writes Struan Stevenson in Al Arabiya on August 4, 2017. The following is the full text.
NCRI - According to reports, interrogators of the Iranian regime’s ministry of intelligence are trying to create religious conflicts and clash among prisoners in Zahedan prison (South East of Iran) using their own mafia bands there.
NCRI - Deputy of Food and Drug at the University of Medical Sciences in Kermanshah says some of the medicinal herbs sellers (traditional pharmacists) in Iran have started to produce “drugs” and some of these centers have become “dangerous” along with hairdressers and clubs.
According to state-run ISNA news agency, Omid Abdi told reporters on Thursday, August 3: “These centers are out of the main function of delivering medicinal herbs.”
NCRI - 5 working-class laborers have lost their lives during work on Thursday, August 3, 2017, due to lack of safety controls, according to the reports.
The state-run ILNA News in a report on Thursday, August 3, 2017, wrote, "The three workers were buried under the flying debris caused by the excavation operation in Garmdareh, Alborz Province. The bodies were taken out of the rubble in hours."