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Iran: Execution of Mansour Arvand, Kurdish political prisoner, wrestler, sports trainer

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance offers its condolences to the family and friends of Kurdish political prisoner Mansour Arvand and the Kurdish people, in particular the people of Mahabad, for the criminal execution of this 39-year-old wrestler and coach in Miandoab Prison. It calls on all compatriots, particularly the youth, to protest against these arbitrary executions and rush to support and express solidarity with the families of those executed and political prisoners.

Iran: 7 prisoners executed, 45 face imminent execution

NCRI - In yet another antihuman atrocity, Iranian regime’s henchmen hanged seven prisoners in Adel-Abad Prison of Shiraz on June 7. These prisoners had been transferred to solitary confinement two days earlier.

On Saturday and Sunday, 45 prisoners condemned to death, including three women, were transferred to solitary confinement in the cities of Karaj, Bandar Abbas and Urmia.

Iran: 27 prisoners at imminent risk of execution

NCRI – At least 20 prisoners being held in Ghezel Hessar Prison in the Iranian city of Karaj were transferred on Sunday to isolation in preparation for their execution.

The repressive prison guards savagely beat and injured some of these prisoners who resisted and forcibly transferred them to solitary confinement. The prisoners were not even given time to bid farewell to their cellmates.

IRAN: 16 Prisoner Hanged on Monday (June 1, 2015)

NCRI - The antihuman clerical regime ruling Iran hanged at least 16 prisoners on June 1 in the cities of Karaj and Orumiyeh.

At least a group of twelve prisoners were hanged in Ghezel Hessar Prison in the city of Karaj. They had been transferred to isolation on May 30 to await their execution.

IRAN: Political prisoner sentenced to one year of solitary confinement instead of being released

Iranian regime Judiciary condemned political prisoner Mr. Ali Moezzi to one year of additional incommunicado imprisonment at the end of his 5-year sentence. Mr. Moezzi who just had a week remaining of his sentence was transferred to solitary confinement in Ghezel Hessar Prison on May 28 as new fabricated charges were brought against him. In protest to Iranian regime’s sham and illegitimate courts, Mr. Moezzi has persistently refused to attend them. On May 4, a group of henchmen took him to a court in Karaj while his hands and legs were in shackles, he was battered and had a cut in his forehead.

IRAN: People protest mounts against fuel price hike, motorcycle driver commits self-immolation

In the morning of Tuesday May 26, 2015, in a shocking accident in Tehran the driver of a motorcycle, who was earning a living for himself and his family with using his motorcycle, in protest against the increased price of gasoline committed self-immolation at the gas station in Zone 2 of Tehran and was transferred to the Shohada hospital in Tarnish.

Around noon, a number of Varamin's vehicle and taxi drivers protested against rising fuel prices and gathered in the street leading to the governor's office. Police raided them and beat them.

IRAN: 37 Prisoners Executed in 3 days

NCRI - From May 19 to 21, the antihuman clerical regime in Iran executed 37 in prisons or on the streets of various cities.

Three prisoners were executed in public in the cities of Qouchan, Minab and Shiraz. The execution in Minab was carried out in football field in the town to further intensify the atmosphere of fear among the youth. In Shiraz, a prisoner that was condemned to death and about to be executed received 111 lashes.

IRAN: Prisoners chant "Down with dictator" during protest against repressive measures

NCRIA large group of Iranian prisoners being held in Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj chanted anti-regime slogans during a protest on Saturday against the installation of high powered cellular phone jamming devices that causes health problems.

Teachers protest across Iran despite Khamenei’s threats and oppressive provisions

Teachers’ protests – No. 1

NCRI - Since Thursday morning, May 7, gatherings by noble teachers and education-system employees in protest to the hardships in their lives and that of their families have begun in Tehran and many cities across the country, including Mashhad, Esfahan, Tabriz, Zanjan, Sanandaj, Hamedan, Qazvin, Shahr-e Kord, Sabzevar, Damghan, Shiraz, Sari, Kermanshah, Ahwaz, Babol, Marivan, Ardebil, Qom, Bushehr and Gatvand.

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