Iran: Protests in Tehran’s district 5

NCRI - On Monday September 19, a group of residents and shopkeepers of district 5 of Tehran staged a protest gathering in front of the City Hall to protest against issuing permits for construction of commercial complexes inside residential fabrics of central Janat Abad neighborhood.

Disclosure of the medieval tortures in Iran regime prisons

NCRI - According to reports, Ajab Gol Nour Zehi, a Baluch prisoner and resident of Iranshahr in Sistan & Baluchistan province, in a report revealed a part of horrific and medieval tortures imposed on him by the government agents in prisons.

He writes in part of his report:

Geneva: The 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran and the role of the International Community

In a Speech by Alejo Vidal-Quadras at UN Premises in Geneva 21 September 2016, former vice-president of the European Parliament, called for an investigation into the 1988 massacre and referral of its dossier to the Security Council, following is the full text:

Iran: Portuguese justice official supports inquiry into 1988 massacre

NCRI - Ms. Maria Cândida de Almeida, Deputy Attorney General of the Portuguese Supreme Court and former General Prosecutor, declared her support for the call by the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi for an investigation into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran and prosecution of its masterminds and perpetrators, according to a report on the website of the Women's Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

The 1988 massacre against the MEK/PMOI resurfaces in Geneva

NCRI - Le Temps, the only nationwide French-language  daily newspaper of Switzerland. Published an article on September 21, about the subject of formation of the Committee "Justice for the victims of the 1988 massacre Iran." Following is the English translation of this article.

Iranian-Americans denounce Rouhani UN visit

NCRI - New York, United Nations – coming from across the United States Thousands of Iranian-Americans strongly criticized the upcoming visit to the United Nations by the Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani in a large and energetic rally in New York on Tuesday.

Iran: More Pressure on prisoners

NCRI - According to reports on Saturday September 17, agents in Gohardasht Prison have by order of the prison warden “Mohammad Mardan” collected and took away all the water coolers which were bought with the prisoners’ own money.

Iran: Workers strike and students protest in central provinces.

NCRI - According to reports, workers at Ardakan Pellet Producing Factory in Yazd (Central Iran) are on strike. Following the strike, the project and the factory have been completely shut down. None of the project staff has been paid during the past six months.

Iran: More arrests and imprisonment in Iranian Kurdish region

NCRI - According to reports, Iranian regime’s intelligence and security forces without any judicial authorization have arrested three Kurdish compatriots in Saghez (Northwestern Iran) and transferred them to an unknown location.

The agents detained two youth named Salaheddin Mirzaei,22, and Amin (Alan) Alipoor, 25, in Baharestan district of Saghez on the night of Wednesday September 14. The detainees were then taken to an unknown location.

Iran: director of the website was arrested for revealing Tehran city council corruption

NCRI - According to a report by the Revolutionary Guard’s “Fars” news agency on September 17, “Yashar Soltani” the director responsible for Memarinews website has been arrested by the regime’s judiciary. Soltani was the first to report on the assignment of 2200-billion-Toman properties belonging to Tehran municipality.

The Turning Tide

Raymond Tranter, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan and president of the American Committee on Human Rights, and Col. (Ret.) Wes Martin, Former Antiterrorism/Force Protection for Coalition Forces–Iraq, briefly describe behind the scene efforts led to successful relocation of MEK/PMOI members from Iraq to Europe. This article was published in Townhall Sep 20, 2016. here is the full text:

Iran: Killing a prisoner under torture

NCRI - Iranian regime intelligence prevents criminal probe of the case of killing a prisoner under torture

According to the reports, the Iranian regime’s Intelligence department in the city of Mahabad (northwest Iran) prevented prosecution and criminal probe of the case of killing a prisoner under torture by the Intelligence agents.

Iran: Street vendors protest in Ahwaz

NCRI - Street vendors in south western city of Ahwaz staged a gathering in front of the governorate to protest against removal of their sale stalls and not allocating a new place to them. They called on the regime’s officials to address their situation and designate a new location for them as their sales stalls.


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