With President Obama's administration expiring in a few weeks, the Iranian regime, its lobbies in the United States and Iran apologists with vested interest in the continuation of rapprochement with Tehran have initiated a widespread propaganda campaign to avoid losing their earnings in Obama's eight years of appeasement policy vis-a-vis the Iranian regime, according to an op-ed on Thursday in the Washington Examiner.
NCRI - In an interview with Al Arabiya TV on November 29, Gen. Ahmed Rahal, Syrian military and strategic analyst, described the military situation of the opposition fighters in East Aleppo, as following:
“Firstly I should say that Aleppo exposed the international community’s true nature. Aleppo exposed incapacity of the international community.”
NCRI - The prominent Human rights activist and first President of Tehran University after 1979 revolution in Iran, Dr. Mohammad Maleki, stated that the regime in Iran has “reached its end and is taking its last breath.”
In an interview on November 27, Dr. Maleki referring to scandal of the regime’s Judiciary chief, Sadegh Larijani’s, over his personal bank accounts, said: “during the past few months, some issues have been exposed and I think all of them are related. Disclosure of major astronomical salaries, Ayatollah Montazeri’s audio file [regarding 1988 massacre of political prisoners], the story of Saeed Mortazavi, moral corruption of Saeed Tusi, and the last one being Sadegh Larijani’s [personal] accounts and corruption of the Judiciary system, all of these remind the last years of the Shah's regime.”
Has the Iran Lobby Set its Sights on the Trump Administration?
Far from any rhetoric, pro or con, Dr. Ivan Sascha Sheehan a director in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, examines the recent actions of Iran Lobby. In his column, published in ‘Townhall’ Nov 30, 2016, the following is full text:
The following is an editorial published by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, December 1, 2016 on the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran:
The Wall Street Journal
REVIEW & OUTLOOK
Iran’s Prisoner of the Revolution
In addition to last month’s report from the UN Secretary-General detailing the increase in human rights violations in Iran, two recently escaped dissidents narrated their personal histories of abuse, and claimed the nuclear deal is only empowering the regime to be more repressive and expansionist, said The Washington Times.
The two dissidents, Shabnam Madadzadeh, 29, and Arash Mohammadi, 25, told Rowan Scarborough of the brutality they had faced in taking part in public protest. Both were smuggled out of Iran via a clandestine network operated by the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK).
NCRI - Following recognition of mercenary group called ‘Hashed al-Shaebi’ affiliated to the Iranian regime in Iraq, what are the dangers that lie ahead in this country?
On November 29, Al Arabiya TV reported: “murders and crimes of this group have been repeatedly condemned by human rights organizations.”
NCRI - On November 29, in an article titled “land looters” greed for those without titling,” the state-run Armaan newspaper admitted the uniqueness of Land looting practice in Iran under the mullahs’ regime compared with other countries in the world.
NCRI - Pakistan Scholar Council held a conference in the city of Multan in southern Punjab Province, entitled “Prohibition of the Iranian regime’s meddling in the affairs of Islamic countries to create sedition.”
In this conference, Pakistan’s Scholar Council urged the international community to make every effort to stop Iranian regime’s meddling in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Bahrain, Pakistan and other Islamic countries.
NCRI - On November 22nd 2016, a seminar was held in the Senate of Italy in various panels against the wave of executions in Iran. During the seminar, the speakers rejected any appeasement and economic transactions with the Mullahs' regime which holds the world record in the number of executions. The participants also called for a decisive measure against the waves of executions as well as Iran's terrorist meddle in the region.
After the mullahs' regime took over in Iran in 1979 religious freedoms deteriorated in the country, according to an op-ed on Tuesday in The Hill.
"The religious persecutions began and restrictions became more and more institutionalized. Many Christians and Jews fled. But some stayed in their native country, where they are given token representation in parliament so the Iranian regime can maintain the illusion of legitimacy."
NCRI - Excerpts of speech by Dr. Tahar Boumedra, former chief of the Human Rights Office of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), at the conference titled "Call for Justice: Ending Impunity for Perpetrators of Crimes Against Humanity in Iran and Syria" held on Saturday, November 26, 2016, in the Mutualité conference center in Paris:
NCRI - Al-Riyadh Newspaper printed in Saudi Arabia, published a report on Monday 28th November 2016 regarding the summit held in Paris. The report reads:"the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Maryam Rajavi stated that the US policy was disastrous for the Iranian people over the past 16 years and this policy has generously contributed to the Mullahs' regime."