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Iran: Political prisoners honour memory of slain MEK member

NCRI - A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj held a ceremony on Sunday to honour the memory of Ali Saremi, prominent political prisoner and a member of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), executed in Tehran's Evin Prison on December 28, 2010.

Mr. Saremi, 63, had spent a total of 24 years in the prisons of the Shah's regime and under the mullahs’ rule in Iran.


Obama signs act urging protection of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty

Congress calls on US Government to probe use of American weapons and training in killing of members of Iranian opposition, PMOI (MEK). in Iraq

An act approved by the United States Congress and Senate calling for the protection and security of the residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq has been signed by President Barack Obama.

The government spending bill signed into law on December 16 calls on the US government to demand congressional committee reports detailing the steps taken to address the plight of and resettlement needs of Iranian dissidents at Camp Liberty.


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Supporting Iranian Resistance will end barbarism of regime, political prisoners declare

NCRI - The international community must support the Iranian Resistance as the only way to end human rights abuses in Iran, Iranian political prisoners have announced in a statement.

The declaration came after a resolution by the United Nations harshly criticised widespread abuses and the suppression of citizens in the regime.The group of prisoners in Gohardasht Prison and the main prison in city of Karaj said in their statement: "The only way to counter this medieval regime is to fully support the Iranian people and their Resistance.


U.S. Congress meeting urges greater attention to human rights abuses in Iran

Members of Congress and prominent political figures in U.S. called for greater attention to human rights abuses in Iran and that nuclear talks should not ignore the clerical regime’s appalling rights record.

The briefing held on Capitol Hill also touched on the need to protect Iranian dissidents at Camp Liberty, the failure of recent nuclear talks, and the Iranian regime’s destructive role in the region.


Italian Senate holds hearing on Iran and Iraq

 Two committees of the Italian Senate held a joint hearing on the violations of human rights in Iran and the Iranian regime’s interference in Middle Eastern countries.

Mr. Struan Stevenson, the president of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) and Mrs. Dowlat Nowrouzi, the U.K. Representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran were heard by Italian senators and dignitaries.



Iran News in Brief - 23 April 2015


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