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Iranian regime escalates suppression of Baha’is

NCRI - Concurrent with increasing arbitrary executions and conducting acid and knife attacks against women, the clerical regime is planning to escalate the oppression of Baha’is.

Abbas Ramazanipour, the Ali Khamenei’s representative in the city of Rafsanjan, speaking to regime officials in the city on Tuesday, said: “The aberrant Baha’i sect is unclean and selling to and buying goods from them is haram [religiously forbidden]… they resorted to many things in our town and it is the rightful demand of the people that they should not be in the town; this demand should be implemented”


Iran: 43 prisoners executed in 9 days

NCRI - During the past nine days at least 43 prisoners, including two women and a juvenile offender, have been hanged in Iran.

The surge in executions follows two developments with high potential for prompting public expressions of anger against the regime: firstly, the failure of Iran nuclear talks in reaching a comprehensive deal and secondly an increase of over 30 percent in the price of bread, the main nourishment for the vast majority of Iranian people.


Iranian Resistance calls to stop execution of 12 inmates

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on all human rights bodies and organs to adopt immediate measures to save the lives of 12 prisoners on the verge of execution and urges consideration of striking prisoners requests in Ghezel Hesar, Orumiyeh and other prisons in various cities in the country.

On Monday, December 1, the regime’s henchmen transferred 12 prisoners to solitary cells in Ghezel Hesar Prison and the women’s prison of Qerchak Varamin in preparation for carrying out their death sentences.


Iranian Resistance calls to save life of Kurdish political prisoner

NCRI - A hunger-striking Kurdish political prisoner has been transferred from Orumieh prison to prison in the city of Mahabad. This could be a threat to his life.

Mansour Arvand is charged with 'moharebeh' - meaning enmity against God - and his death sentence was recently upheld by the regime’s Supreme Court.


Iranian Resistance calls to save life of political prisoner Soheil Arabi

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council, UN Rapporteurs and pertinent organs, as well as international human rights organizations, to take urgent steps to annul the death sentence of political prisoner Mr. Soheil Arabi.

The Iranian Resistance also calls for the adoption of binding decisions against the growing arbitrary executions by the religious fascism ruling Iran.


Iranian Kurdish political prisoners stage hunger strike in Orumieh Prison

NCRI - Over two dozen Iranian Kurdish political prisoners incarcerated in a prison in the western city of Orumieh have staged a hunger strike since Thursday to protest against the transfer of non-political prisoners to their ward.

The transfer of prisoners that often include gangs affiliated to the regime, to Ward 12 of the prison is aimed at intensifying pressure and psychologically torturing the political prisoners.


Iran: Khamenei steals and usurps PMOI (MEK) members property

NCRI - A special court in Iran whose role is bolstering the network of companies controlled by the regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei has ordered the property of two sisters, one killed and one alive and both members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), to be confiscated and added to the land and other assets seized en masse from members of the opposition.

The verdict issued by Mazandaran Province branch of 'Special Court of Article 49 of the Constitution', and published in the state-run daily Jomhouri Eslami on October 14, 2014, orders the wealth of Ms Kolsoum and Ms Tavouss Serahatei to be confiscated and transferred to Ali Khamenei’s economic fund, known as Setad or 'The Headquarters', and also by its official name 'The Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO)'.


Iran: Call to save life of political prisoner Ali Moezzi

NCRI - Recently, the henchmen of the anti-human regime of the mullahs suddenly transferred political prisoner Mr. Ali Moezzi, who has just a few months of his sentence remaining and about to be released, from the Gohardasht Prison in Karaj to the solitary cells of ward 209 of the infamous Evin Prison and placed him under heinous pressures. The regime’s intelligence henchmen have told Mr. Moezzi on numerous occasions that they will ultimately “torment you to death and finish you off” in prison and that he would not leave the prison alive. The tormenting to death and the murdering of political prisoners is a well-known and usual method employed by the clerical regime. Henchmen refuse to respond to Mr. Moezzi’s family who are worried about his life. His brother Mohammad Moezzi was executed in 1981 because of his support for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).


Iran: 55 executed in less than two weeks

Head of Supreme Human Rights Council in Iranian regime’s judiciary says executions are part of fighting narcotics and world should be grateful to us for that

NCRI - Along with the anti-human crime of throwing acid into the faces of defenseless women in Iran, the wave of executions in the cities across the country has increased.


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