NCRI - Important points and remarks of Mike Pence in this interview are as follows:
•It’s important to remember, first and foremost, that Iran is the leading state sponsor of terrorism in the world. I mean, not only do they oppress their own people, deny human rights to their own, but they also export terrorism across the region and continue to be an enormously dangerous, destabilizing force. And so to see the people of Iran rising up to demand change in their country should hearten every freedom-loving American and people who cherish freedom around the world.
Iran Uprising – No.29
On the seventh day of the uprising, and a few days after Iranian regime, filtered many social networks, and cut off or severely restricted access to Internet in many areas, the IRGC commander Jafari said: "Failure to control over cyberspace, which is managed overseas, and the officials’ failure in controlling this space, aggravated the turmoil; but when cyberspace was controlled, we saw a decrease in sedition." (Fars News Agency-affiliated to IRGC - Jan. 3).
Iran Uprising – No. 28
Citing Iran's "state television", AFP reported that while making a clear allusion to the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, Rouhani told President Macron, "We criticize the fact that a terrorist group has a base in France and acts against the Iranian people and encourages violence. We expect the French government to act against this terrorist group ".
These remarks reflect above all the anxiety of the mullahs' regime in the face of the expansion of the uprising against the religious dictatorship and the growing popularity of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) and the Iranian Resistance. Rouhani accused the PMOI of violence, while the European Union, its member countries, as well as the United States, strongly criticized the Iranian regime for the repression of demonstrations, killing and seriously injuring many people and President Macron has expressed concern on the death of the protestors. To date, dozens of unarmed protesters have been killed by Revolutionary Guards and thousands more arrested.
Iran Uprising – No. 27
Demonstrations of the Iranian people and the youth continued on Tuesday for the sixth consecutive day in different cities.
In Rasht, protesters throw hand grenades to the Basijis in the alleyways leading to the Sabzeh Maidan.
NCRI - The anti-regime rallies that began in Mashhad on Thursday, spread to the major cities of Tehran, Tabriz, Isfahan and Shiraz, as well as dozens of towns across the country.
These rallies are different from those that occurred in 2009, when the reelection of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked nationwide rallies. These protests beagn with economic demands, and demonstrators have escalated to an ultimatum of fundamental regime change. Demonstrations have spiraled into a general outcry against the ruling elite and policies inside the country and abroad.
NCRI - Tuesday January 2, 2017.U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency Security Council meeting in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran. CNN reported.
"The people of Iran are crying out for freedom," Haley said. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause."