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NCRI warns about dangers to public health in Iranian cities

Warning issued by Health Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran on severe effects of dust storms and fine particles on public health and spread of dangerous diseases

Reports from across the country suggest unprecedented spread of illnesses caused by dust storms and high concentration of dust particles in the air in large swathes of Iran that has threatened the health of millions of citizens.

NCRI - Acute respiratory infections and diseases, obstruction of the respiratory tract, middle ear infections, lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases, allergies and allergic reactions are among the complications of this dire situation. Infants, children, adolescents, the elderly, people with asthma, bronchitis, and heart disease, and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to dust storms and high dust concentrations that have taken the lives of many of our compatriots. Other damages of this situation such as road accidents in the dusty weather leave more victims among the deprived people in these areas.


Iran: Denying political prisoners medical services and tormenting them to death

Call to save the lives of political prisoners Asghar Qatan and Ahmad Daneshvar Moqadam whose lives are in danger

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on all human rights bodies and organs,UN Special Rapporteur on torture and Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran to take urgent action to save the lives of political prisoners Asghar Qatan and Ahmad Daneshvar Moqadam who are in critical condition because of being denied necessary medical services.


Iraqi agents block gasoline delivery to Iranians in Camp Liberty

NCRI - In continuation of the anti-human logistical siege of Camp Liberty, for the fifth straight week, Iraqi agents prevent the entry of gasoline to the camp.

This is despite the fact that the gasoline bought by residents in the past three years has been used merely for a limited number of public service and passenger vehicles allocated to the commute of patients and injured inside the camp.


Iranian Resistance condemns execution of Kurdish political prisoner in Orumiyeh prison

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance offers its condolences to the members of family and friends of Mr. Saber Mokhled Mavaneh, the Kurdish political prisoner executed early Morning on January 6 in the main prison in the city of Orumiyeh.

The Iranian Resistance calls on the United Nations Security Council, the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and other pertinent organs to condemn this criminal execution.


Iran: Call to save political prisoner Ali Moezi

NCRI - The Iranian resistance calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and all human rights defenders to take urgent action to save the life of political prisoner Ali Moezi.

Mr. Moezi was transferred on Saturday January 3, by the clerical regime's henchmen from Ghezel Hessar Prison to an unknown location.


Iran: 14 including 4 women hanged on New Year’s Day

NCRI - The religious dictatorship ruling in Iran has hanged at least 14 prisoners on the New Year’s Day in several prisons in four cities in Iran.

A group of four women were hanged in Shahab prison in the city of Kerman (southern Iran). Two prisoners were hanged in city of Bandar Abbas.


Iranian Resistance calls to save 32 death row prisoners

NCRI - The lives of at least 32 prisoners on death row who have been subjected to beatings and torture in a Tehran prison are in danger and there is fear of their execution.

The prisoners have been transferred to Tehran-e Bozorg (Laerger Tehran) Prison in the Hassan Abad district of the capital city from the Section 2 of Ghezel Hessar prison in the city of Karaj during the past few days.


Iran: Appeal to save two hunger strikers in Orumieh and Gohardasht prisons

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance has called on the international community to save Kurdish political prisoner Alireza Rassouli, incarcerated in the central prison of Orumieh (north-west of Iran), and Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, a labor activist imprisoned in Gohardasht (a suburb of Tehran).

The Iranian Resistance calls on all international human rights bodies to take effective measures regarding the situation of political prisoners in Iran, especially the two hunger strikers who are in a perilous state.


Iran: Execution and suppression continued in Christmas

The clerical regime in Iran refused to halt its cycle of atrocities and executions even during Christmas. The regime henchmen hanged at least seven prisoners in the Adelabad Prison in Shiraz at dawn on Christmas day.

On December 18 and 14, ten other prisoners were secretly hanged in same prison that it is known for being one with most appalling condition.



Iran News in Brief - 27 March 2015


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