NCRI - A political prisoner has staged a hunger strike in a prison in Iran after sewing his lips to protest the inhuman condition of prisons, officials preventing medical treatment for ailing prisoners and lack of safety and security for political prisoners.
Political prisoner, Saeed Shirzad, has announced that beating political prisoner Mehdi Farahi Shandiz by the guards and prison officials is an instance of lack of security in the prison and among the issues he is protesting against.
NCRI - Professor Raymond Tanter, former member of the U.S. National Security Council said the new U.S. government will confront the policies and threats of the Iranian regime, particularly its missile program and export of terrorism.
“The Iranian regime conducts ballistic missile tests and imports the missile technology from North Korea. In addition, the regime is the largest state sponsor of terrorism in the world. These issues are not included in the nuclear agreement. So, Donald Trump can practically address these issues,” Professor Tanter told Sky-News TV.
NCRI - According to reports, the speech made by regime’s head of the Department of Environment ‘Masoumeh Ebtekar’ at Tehran’s university of Tarbiat-e Modarres on Monday December 5 was protested by students who were chanting “political prisoner must be released.” The students interrupted Ebtekar’s speech several times, giving her an oxygen capsule in protest against regime’s failure to control air pollution.
NCRI - Fatoumata Diarra, a former judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Court (ICC), told a conference in Paris that the Iranian regime's current Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi was one of the key perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
On November 26, a meeting was held in Paris, titled "Call for Justice: Ending Impunity for Perpetrators of Crimes Against Humanity in Iran and Syria."
The Iranian regime’s continuing experimentation and development of ballistic missiles – a flagrant violation of Security Council resolution no. 2231 - is proving to be a much more threatening policy than its hibernate nuclear program, writes Saleh Hamid on the website of Al Arabiya English.
On Tuesday, the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ Air and Missile Commander, Brigadier General Amir Ali Haji Zadeh, announced an increase of ballistic missile production.
Britain's Express has interviewed former Iranian political prisoner Shabnam Madadzadeh who explained the ordeal she was put through in detention in Iran. The following is the text of her interview with the Express:
Inside Iran’s regime: Student tortured for FIVE years ESCAPES to tell of horror
A STUDENT has revealed the terror she faced while held captive by Iranian torturers for FIVE YEARS.
Upon the invitation of the Friends of a Free Iran inter-parliamentary group at the European Parliament, Maryam Rajavi attended a conference entitled, "Iran: Wave of executions, EU policy," on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, on the eve of the World Day of Human Rights. Addressing the participating representatives and personalities, Maryam Rajavi said:
Dear Mrs. McIntyre, Mr. Alejo-Vidal Quadras,
Honorable Members of the European Parliament,
NCRI - General Ahmad Rahal, Syrian military and strategic analyst says that despite brutal bombings and attacks by Assad and Revolutionary Guard’s forces, the fighters in Aleppo keep resisting.
Following is part of General Rahal’s interview with ‘Syria Alyom’:
NCRI - Using its commercial aircrafts, Iran has accelerated sending Iraqi and Afghan Shiite militias as well as weapons to Syria, to help Assad regime and its allies intensify their attacks on eastern Aleppo.
Controlled by the rebels, the besieged areas in Eastern Aleppo are under fierce attacks by Syrian government forces, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and Shiite militias linked to Tehran.
Former Italian Foreign Minister, Ambassador Giulio Terzi, warned companies that the risks of doing business with Iran were not worth it. Speaking for United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), a not-for-profit, non-partisan, advocacy group whose members include a former CIA Director as well as a number of former Ambassadors, Terzi said Western businesses face significant financial, legal and reputational risks they face in dealing with Tehran.