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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.

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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.

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Iran: 11 prisoner hanged in Shiraz and Qazvin

The Iranian regime's henchmen hanged at least 11 prisoners is cities of Shiraz and Qazvin.

A group of eight prisoners were hanged secretly on Sunday, December 14 in Adelabad Prison in city of Shiraz.Two other inmates were hanged on Wednesday in the same prion.

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Iran: Save Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike in Orumiyeh prison

The Iranian Resistance calls on all international human rights bodies to take urgent and effective measures to save the lives 27 Kurdish political prisoners on strike in the central prison of Orumiyeh since last month.

The Iranian Resistance calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran to look into the requests of the prisoners as the condition of eight of them has deteriorated after 25 days of hunger strike.

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Iran: Four prisoners hanged on Human Rights Day

Since Hassan Rouhani became president over 1200 have been executed in Iran

NCRI - Torture and hanging of prisoners in Iran continued on the International Human Rights Day, December 10. Four prisoners were hanged in cities of Karaj and Qazvin including a woman and a citizen of Afghanistan. At least 55 prisoners have been executed in the past 17 days.

On December 9, the prison guards at Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj violently raided the Section 6 of the prison. Under the pretext of carrying out an inspection, the guards sent some 1000 prisoner out in the cold in the priosn yard without them having proper clothing.

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Iranian Resistance calls to save lives of 31 prisoners on verge of execution

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls for saving the lives of 31 prisoners on the death row in the Ghezel Hesar Prison who have been transferred to an undisclosed location.

It also hails over 500 prisoners who have staged a strike in Ward 2 of Ghezel Hesar Prison and urges all international human rights bodies and organs to adopt urgent measures to investigate the demands of the striking prisoners and to stop the death sentences, especially the group hangings.

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Iran: Political prisoners denied medical care

A call to save the lives of political prisoners Ayatollah Kazemaini, Mohsen Daneshpour, Alireza Rasouli

NCRI - The health of many political prisoners in Iran is deteriorating as the regime continues to torture prisoners by depriving them of access to medical care.

Mr. Mohsen Daneshpour Moqadam, 70, a political prisoner incarcerated in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, has recently started to suffer from amnesia.

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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”

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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.

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       Islamic Fundamentalism and Iran

Islamic Fundamentalism, which may manifest itself on the streets of France or Yemen and Syria, and its victims may be diverse, but it is a single issue confronting the globe. It may appear random or unplanned but it is in fact shrewdly promoted and sustained by a regime, which relies on the phenomenon for its very survival. 

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