The Iranian regime’s missile program poses a direct threat to our allies and continues to destabilize the region,' Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.), senior Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement.
'Iranian leaders should be on notice that the nuclear deal won’t excuse their continued dangerous behavior.'
NCRI - Freedom-loving Iranian-Canadians and Iranian Resistance supporters in Ottawa and Toronto held rallies on Saturday, January 16 protesting the upcoming visit by the Iranian regime's president Hassan Rouhani to Europe. These protesters demonstrated in downtown Toronto and outside the Federal Parliament in Ottawa against gross human rights violations in Iran, especially horrific executions in Iran.
NCRI - A large number of victims of a major financial scam by a state-affiliated company in Iran held a protest from 10 am on Monday, January 18th outside the regime’s public prosecutor’s office in Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city, demanding their rights.
The protesters demanded that their money, plundered as part of the Padideh Shandiz investment scam, be returned, saying that the company’s officials enjoy the support of the mullahs’ judicial and intelligence apparatus.
NCRI – Supporters of the Iranian Resistance staged two rallies on Saturday, January 16 in downtown Amsterdam and outside the Dutch Parliament in The Hague condemning gross human rights violations in Iran, especially mass executions by the Iranian regime.
In the latest series of Iranian regime casualties in Syria, another senior commander of the Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has been was killed in Syria.
IRGC commander as Saied Sayyah-Taheri was killed on Wednesday, according to state-run Tasnim News Agency affiliated with the Iranian regime’s terrorist Quds force.
NCRI - Iran under the rule of the clerical regime has been ranked #173 among 180 countries in the 2015 World Press Freedom Index and “Hassan Rouhani’s installation as president in June 2013 has not had a positive impact on freedom of information,” a report published on Friday by media rights group Reporters Without Borders said.
NCRI – Iran’s fundamentalist regime has executed 10 prisoners within a two-day period.
According to reports received from Iran, the hangings were carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday (January 12-13) in Karaj (north-west of Tehran) and Orumieh (capital of West Azarbaijan province, north-western Iran). Among the ten executed prisoners, four were sentenced to death for drug-related charges and six were sentenced to death under the mullahs’ reactionary law of "Qisas" (retaliation law).
Hassan Rouhani will attempt to entice European investment on his tour of France and Italy later this month, but the money will simply go to the Revolutionary Guards and the Assad regime. That’s according to former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Ken Blackwell.
Iraqi PM Abadi, U.S. and UN Security Council must intervene to stop crimes against humanity in Diyala
Shocking reports are filtering out of Iraq of the organised slaughter and execution of Sunni citizens in Diyala Province and the blowing up of Sunni mosques, especially in the town of Meqhdadiya. Regrettably, the Government of Iraq and the U.S. government have been silent in the face of these atrocities being perpetrated by the militias affiliated with Iran who operate under the command of Hadi al-Ameri.
Former US Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy has written in the Thursday edition of the Providence Journal about how Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is not at all “moderate”, despite Western perception, and that such a gap between perception and reality has existed for “more than three decades.”
NCRI - Renowned French Bishop Jacques Gaillot has praised the Iranian opposition activists in Camp Liberty in Iraq for their struggle against dictatorship and to bring freedom and democracy to Iran.
Bishop Gaillot addressed a gathering of hundreds of French supporters of the Iranian Resistance celebrating the New Year on January 10, 2016.
Camp Liberty in Iraq houses thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition movement, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK).
Upgrade in ties to Iran must be based on improvement in human rights
As Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran’s regime, plans to travel to Paris this month, French political, social and religious personalities have joined an online photocall campaign to demand a halt to executions in Iran. They demanded that any upgrade in France’s ties to Iran’s regime be based on an improvement in the human rights situation and a halt to executions in Iran.
NCRI – Iran’s fundamentalist regime has closed down a Tehran coffee shop for operating with female employees on premises, the website of the Women's Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reported.