NCRI – Iran's fundamentalist regime has arrested more than 60 boys and girls for attending a mixed-gender party in a park near the capital Tehran.
The arrests took place during a raid on the party which was held in Tehran's Sorkheh Hesar National Park, east of Tehran, the Fars news agency, affiliated to the regime's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), reported on Tuesday, August 16. The raid was carried out by the IRGC's para-military Bassij force with a warrant from the regime's Judiciary signed by Tehran's deputy prosecutor.
NCRI - Earlier this month an audio tape was published for the first time of a meeting between Hossein-Ali Montazeri, former heir to Khomeini, and officials of the mullahs' regime responsible for the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in 1988.
The vast majority of the victims were affiliated to the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) who were executed simply because they refused to renounce their opposition to the mullahs’ rule.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s official IRNA news agency has said that missiles made in Tehran were recently used in Yemen by Houthi militias in cross border attacks against Saudi Arabia, AlArabiya.net reported on Tuesday.
The Zelzal-3 rockets are Iranian-made solid propellant missiles that has been known to be used by the Iranian and Syrian regime and Hezbollah forces.
NCRI - Iranian political prisoner Behnam Moosivand, who suffers from hemorrhoid as well as severe bleeding of the colon, was prevented earlier this week by the regime’s intelligence agents from receiving hospital treatment for his conditions.
He is in critical physical condition due to malnutrition.
NCRI - The International Committee In Search of Justice published on Tuesday a new 21-page report about the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran, titled: “Horrifying Audio File of Top Iran Official Confirms the 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners.”
The recent publication of a shocking audio recording from Hossein-Ali Montazeri, the former designated successor to the Iranian regime's Supreme Leader Khomeini, in the midst of the mass execution of political prisoners in the summer of 1988, has revealed a further dimension of this horrific crime and underscores the need to investigate this atrocity, the Brussels-based ISJ has said.
NCRI - A British Parliamentarian has spoken out about the mass executions in Iran; the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political opponents and more recent crimes against humanity.
Jim Fitzpatrick MP said: “Somebody should be held to account. There should be an enquiry, there should be charges levelled. Somebody has to be held responsible for the deaths of these people whose only crime was [being the political] opposition to Ayatollah Khomeini.”
NCRI - Circa TV reported how musicians at Camp Liberty, home to unarmed members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Iraq, responded to attacks which killed their comrades.
Elizabeth Hagedorn for Circa said on Sunday, August 14, that last October "an Iran-backed Shia militia took credit for a rocket attack that killed over 20 Camp Liberty residents. Three days later, a group of musicians calling themselves "Music Ashraf" responded with a music video they wrote, performed and produced."
NCRI - Dr. Mohammad Maleki, the first chancellor of Tehran University following the 1979 Iranian revolution, strongly condemned the mass execution of Sunni political prisoners earlier this month, and the 1988 massacre of political prisoners, describing these measures as crimes against humanity that can be prosecuted in court, in an interview with Al Arabiya.
NCRI – The Iranian regime’s President, Hassan Rouhani, criticized censorship of the internet on the same day that his regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) ordered audio footage which proves the involvement of high-ranking Iranian officials in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners be removed from the website that leaked it.
NCRI - A top official of the Iranian Resistance has spoken up about the importance of bringing the mullahs’ regime to account regarding their 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
In an interview with Al-Arabiya.net, Mohammad Mohaddessin, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), stressed the importance of bringing the perpetrators of these horrific crimes to justice.
NCRI – This week marks the start of Hassan Rouhani’s 4th year in office as President of the mullahs’ regime. In a speech in Yasuj, central Iran, on Sunday, Rouhani claimed that his government had been serving and “assisting” the Iranian nation for exactly three years.
Despite Rouhani’s claim of moderation, life in Iran is next to intolerable. Here’s a brief overview of Rouhani’s record in the past three years:
NCRI - Iranians residing in Holland plan to hold a large rally and march on Saturday to draw international attention to the ongoing appalling abuses of human rights by the mullahs' regime and remember the victims of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
The Iranian community in Holland plan to march from the municipality building in The Hague all the way to the Central Station on Saturday, August 20.