NCRI - According to reports from inside the notorious Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran, on May 25, political prisoner Masoud Arab-Choobdar has been transferred to the dangerous prisoners’ ward.
Mr. Arab Choobdar was summoned to stand in the prison’s inner courtyard for reasons that were not specified. After refusing to do so, he was told that the head of the prison, Mohammad Mardani, wanted to discuss his release.
The misogynic Iranian regime issued a directive prohibiting all correspondence between female prisoners in Evin Prison and their families. The women’s ward holds only female political prisoners.
Female political prisoners in Evin face all sorts of restrictions, including shortage of space and beds, poor quality of food, lack of heating and cooling, and lack of cultural nourishment. The regime ramps up pressures on them, especially the mothers, by imposing all sorts of restrictions on them during family visits and by depriving them of phone calls with their relatives outside prison.
NCRI - Iranian political prisoner Hassan Sadeqi has written an open letter from inside Iran’s notorious Gohardasht (Rajai-Shahr) Prison exposing the recent activities of the agents of the Iranian regime's Intelligence Ministry against members of Iran's main opposition group, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), in Camp Liberty, Iraq.
In recent days the Iranian regime's intelligence (MOIS) agents, posing as relatives of PMOI members, have gone to the gates of Camp Liberty, psychologically torturing the camp residents.
On May 25, the Iranian regime’s suppressive forces raided a party following a graduation ceremony in Qazvin and arrested 35 young men and women. On that same day, all of them were condemned in the regime’s sham courts to 99 lashes and the sentences were immediately carried out by criminals dubbed “Moral Security Police”.
NCRI – Iran’s fundamentalist regime on Thursday publicly hanged a man in the southern city of Shiraz.
The regime’s judiciary in Fars Province, southern Iran, in a May 26 statement identified the victim only as Hamid B.
The regime mass executed on Wednesday 11 prisoners in their twenties, including at least one who is believed to have been only 16 at the time of his alleged offence. Another five prisoners were executed on Tuesday in Ghezel-Hessar Prison of Karaj and Adelabad Prison of Shiraz.
Struan Stevenson, a former Member of the European Parliament from Scotland, has urged the Scottish government not to pursue former First Minister Alex Salmond’s idea about building trade and cultural links with Iran's regime.
Writing in The Herald on Thursday, Mr. Stevenson said: "Iran’s appalling record on human rights and the financing and export of terror is second to none, causing widespread unrest among its oppressed citizens."
NCRI - Seventeen Iranian miners who took part in a protest after being made redundant were lashed between 30 and 100 times earlier this month as punishment by the mullahs' regime in Iran.
The men previously worked at the Aq-Dareh Gold Mine in Western Azerbaijan Province, north-west Iran.
NCRI - Iranian Sunni prisoners in Hall 21 of Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison in Karaj held a protest on Wednesday, May 25, against one of the mercenaries of the mullahs’ regime who had insulted the beliefs and sanctities of Sunni Islam.
NCRI - The International Committee In Search of Justice has published a new reported entitled “Islamic Fundamentalism and Road Map to Defeat Daesh (ISIS).”
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, the new report offers analysis on the origins of the problem of Islamic extremism in the Middle East and a series of recommendations for a smart policy by the international community that could lead to the neutralization of Islamic State (ISIS) and to lay the foundations for peace in the region.
NCRI – Some 35 young men and women have been flogged for taking part in a mixed-gender party after their graduation ceremony near Qazvin, some 140 kilometers northwest of the Iranian capital Tehran, an official of the Iranian regime said on Thursday.
Ismaeil Sadeqi Niaraki, a notorious mullah who is the regime's Prosecutor in Qazvin, said a special court session was held after all the young men and women at the party were rounded up, the Mizan news agency, affiliated to the fundamentalist regime's judiciary, reported on Thursday, May 26.