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by Samuel Westrop, Source: Gatestoneinstitute.org
Baroness Nicholson's defense of the Iranian regime first became apparent after the Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa and the Iranian government's offer of a $2 million bounty to anyone who would murder Salman Rushdie for his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses. At the time, Nicholson said Rushdie's "blasphemy" -- not Iran's order to murder him -- was "intolerable."
"[Iraq is in] one way or another, subject to the control of the Islamic Republic of Iran and its ideas." — Qassem Soleimani, Commander of the Quds Force, a division of Iran's IRGC that conducts operations outside Iran.
AFP: Syria’s opposition vowed on Thursday to continue its uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, saying his election to a new seven-year term was “illegitimate”.
“The Syrian National Coalition reaffirms that this election is illegitimate and does not represent the Syrian people,” it said in response to Assad’s landslide victory in a Tuesday election held only in government-controlled areas.
British MPs have condemned the execution of Iranian political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi at the hands of the 'medieval' regime and demanded tough new action against Iran for severe human rights violations.
The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom said it was 'utterly disturbed and appalled' that Mr Khosravi, of the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran(PMOI/MEK), had been hanged.
By: Allen Taslimi, Source: Agusta Free Press
Iran’s mass media are tightly controlled by the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. This includes 16 nation-wide and 34 provincial TV channels, in addition to 10 satellite channels with a global reach. It has been a fixed policy of the state-run media to completely censor news about the activities of the main Iranian opposition group, the MEK.
PARIS (AFP) : Iran on Sunday executed a political prisoner because authorities thought he was behind recent unrest in a Tehran prison, an exiled opposition group said.
Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani was convicted of “waging war against God” (moharebeh) by helping the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and then hanged, state media reported.
NCRI- The inhumane regime of the mullahs in Iran, executed the political prisoner, Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani this morning.
Gholamreza Khosravi , 49 was executed for supporting the PMOI and for standing firm against the velayat e faqih dictatorship in Iran. Gholamreza Khossravi spent 12 years of his life in mullahs’ regime dungeons under severe torture and harassment.
On May 28. Momeni, one of the head henchmen of Evin Prison, had threatened him for his effective role in the resistance of prisoners in Ward 350. He was subsequently sent to quarantine in Gohardasht Prison with his hands and feet enchained.
In the savage raid of April 17 on Ward 350 of Evin Prison, henchmen battered and injured Mr. Khossravi with special spite and brutality and he was transferred to the solitary confinement of Ward 240 with bloodied and bruised body while his head and face were wounded and his right ear torn.