- Published on Friday, 28 February 2014 13:31
NCRI - A footage from public hanging on Wednesday in the city of Karaj, near Tehran, shows the hangmen beating up the prisoner for asking to see his mother before being killed
As the henchmen denied him final request to see his mother, the prisoner knocked on of the hangmen from the gallows box and overturned the hanging bench.
- Published on Friday, 28 February 2014 13:03
The Iranian regime increases the price of electricity by 25 percent, Iranian regime's energy minister said, state-run media reported.
Hamid Chitchian was quoted as saying the new price will be applied from next month.
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 16:01
OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq.
Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who resides in Paris and was in Oslo upon the invitation of Norwegian parliamentarians, was the keynote speaker of the two events.
- Published on Friday, 28 February 2014 11:45
The U.S. State Department Thursday released its 2013 reports on countries that have continually violate human rights. State’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Human Rights Uzra Zeya said that the human rights situation remains poor even with a new president, Hassan Rouhani.
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 13:12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. senators sought to revive a bill on Tuesday that would impose new sanctions on Iran despite President Barack Obama's insistence that the measure would endanger delicate negotiations seeking to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
Senator Mitch McConnell, the party's leader in the Senate, told reporters Republicans wanted to include the sanctions package as an amendment to a bill expanding healthcare and education programs for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 15:17
The UN nuclear watchdog planned a major report on Iran that might have revealed more of its atomic bomb research, but held off as negotiations began with the Iranian regime, Reuters reported quoting sources familiar with the matter.
According to the sources, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has apparently dropped the idea of a new report, at least for the time being.
Obama administration must act to protect Iranian dissidents threatened in Iraq, says former senior U.S. officials, Iranian American community leaders
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 13:08
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014, OIAC – Top American supporters of the Iranian resistance are growing increasingly critical of the Obama administration for failing to keep a U.S. promise to protect more than 3,000 Iranian dissidents in an overcrowded refugee camp in Iraq, where they have been under repeated deadly attacks by Iraqi gunmen.
“It was a deal. It was a bargain, and the United States has never lived up to that bargain,” Ed Rendell, a former chairman of the Democratic Party, told a weekend forum of Iranian-Americans at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 22.
- Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:46
Iranian regime's border guards fired mortar shells into Pakistan territory on Wednesday, Pakistani media reported.
“Iranian border guards fired two mortar shells which landed near Peshuk check post in Panjgur,” a local official told The Express Tribune.
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:11
The Iranian regime hanged three prisoners on Wednesday morning in public in three locations in Alborz province.
Arsalan A., 26, was hanged in Mehrshahr district of Karaj. Habib J, 26 was hanged in a public square in Nazrabad. Habib Y. was hanged in a public square in Shahrgerd.
- Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:39
NCRI - The 3,000 Iranian dissidents residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq under daily threat of attack should be urgently moved to safe countries, former United Nations human rights envoy in Iraq Taher Boumedra has demanded.
He also accused the UN of covering up the prison-like conditions of the camp near Baghdad airport, where Iranian dissidents are denied access to basic medical services and water and subjected to daily abuse by their Iraqi guards.
- Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 21:10
VOA News - International aid groups say that hundreds of Syrian children who have fled the war in their country are facing death by starvation at refugee camps in Lebanon.
The U.N. children's agency UNICEF and other agencies said Tuesday that about 10,000 Syrian children under the age of five living in Lebanon are suffering from acute malnutrition, with 1,800 of them at risk of dying and requiring immediate help to survive.
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 21:37
Mrs. Rajavi highlighted the deplorable human rights situation in Iran, Tehran's meddling in Syria and the need for action regarding the mullahs' nuclear threat
OSLO, Norway, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a meeting with members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence in the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget), and representatives from other committees in the Norwegian Parliament, Wednesday February 26, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran discussed questions related to Iran. Mr. Kristian Norheim, Second Deputy- chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence led the meeting. Mr. Norheim represents the Progress Party, a coalition partner in the government of Norway.
- Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 19:39
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million.
"The Apache sale has got to be on the table. We've got to discuss it," the Republican Arizona senator said when asked about the Reuters report on the sale. "We've got to understand the ramification of this arms deal. We have to look at it a little more carefully."