Call for bringing perpetrators of 1988 massacre to justice
NCRI - Members of Swedish-Iranian communities from all over Sweden, supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, staged a protest rally in Stockholm on Saturday in solidarity with the victims of the recent wave of executions in Iran and political prisoners.
A large number of members of the Swedish-Iranian communities took part in the protest rally on Saturday, August 27.
NCRI - The mullahs' regime has stepped up a spate of mass executions in recent days, hanging at least 18 people last Thursday alone.
On Thursday, August 25, seven prisoners, including a woman, were executed en masse in the Central Prison of Yazd, central Iran.
The state-run Rokna news agency claimed that five of the victims were accused of drugs-related charges.
Growing domestic and international support for the Iranian Resistance
Former official of presidential office cites Intelligence Ministry: 20,000 were massacred in 30 something days
NCRI - The Hill.com, top US political website, read by the White House and lawmakers, in an article by Michael Johns, Jr., a research intern at the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia, referring to upcoming presidential election in US and the critical situation in the middle east region suggests a fresh look at U.S. foreign policy toward Iran and in his conclusion paragraph underscores that:
Simultaneous with the anniversary of the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in 1988, the anti-human clerical regime continues the mass executions of prisoners.
In the morning of Saturday, August 27, 2016, despite international calls, 12 prisoners were hanged in the Prison of Karaj. These prisoners had been transferred to solitary cells on August 24, to prepare them for implementation of the death sentence. The number of executions registered so far thus amounts to 78 in the past 26 days.
NCRI – As mentioned in Previous reports, on Friday August 26, Iran suppressive security forces raided the family home of martyr Sattar Beheshti, who was arrested in November 2013 and martyred under brutal torture.
The purpose of attack was the refusal of Sahar to stop the remembrance ceremony of his brother, Sattar, in which his family and friends were gathering to mark his birthday.
NCRI – There is still no news about the fate of Iranian human rights activist Sahar Beheshti who was arrested yesterday at a ceremony remembering her brother, a dissident blogger who was killed under torture by the mullahs’ regime.
On Friday August 26, suppressive forces raided the family home of martyr Sattar Beheshti, who was arrested in November 2013 and was martyred under brutal torture. His family and friends had gathered at a ceremony to mark his birthday.
NCRI - Despite repeated calls from UN expert and Special Rapporteur on Iran Human Rights. Mr. Ahmed Shaheed to halt these executions, today 12 individuals were executed in Gohardasht (Rajai-Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran.
Families of the prisoners who rallied in front of prison yesterday, also were urging Iran regime to halt the executions.
Brutal punishments on the anniversary of the massacre of political prisoners and opposition from physicians to implement these punishments
The Iranian Resistance calls on the UN Human Rights Council, Human Rights High Commissioner and international bodies defending human rights to take immediate action to prevent the execution of 12 prisoners on the verge of execution, and to save five prisoners sentenced to brutal punishment of blinding with acid.
Call to release Sattar Beheshti's family members
On Friday August 26, suppressive forces raided the family home of martyr Sattar Behesdhti, prevented holding a birthday memorial for him, harshly beat Mrs. Sahar Behashti, Sattar’s sister and her husband, and arrested them and a number of participants in the event. Among the detainees, Sahar Beheshti has been transferred to an unknown location. A number of detainees were subsequently released with a summons to be called by repressive organs. Brave blogger and worker, Sattar Beheshti, was arrested in November 2013 and was martyred under brutal torture.