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Hundreds of Iranian Ethnic Arabs Facing Uncertainty After Arrest

Iranian Ethnic Arabs

By Staff Writer

Following last month’s protests in Ahvaz and other cities across Iran’s Khuzestan province, hundreds of Ahvazi Arab compatriots are still being kept in detention without standing trial.

The recent protests in the city erupted following a state TV program. Considering the program as an attempt to eliminate Arab residents from the province’s demography, the protesters held weeklong protest rallies in different cities across the province, including the capital Ahvaz.

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Iran: The Untold from a Mother, About Her Son’s Execution

Bahman Varmezyar

By Staff Writer

It has been a few weeks since the painful execution of a young athlete in Iran. Bahman’s death sentence was suspended last minute, and the news of his pardon was also released to his family; but the regime’s judiciary went ahead with his execution the next day, with everyone in utter disbelief.

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Iran’s Dark Times Are Brought to Light

massacre of 30,000 political prisoners In Iran

By Staff Writer

A new investigative report was released by Amnesty International on Monday. It looks at the ways that signs of mass graves of political prisoners who were executed in Iran in 1988 are being wiped out.

The report states, “Today, it is still not known exactly how many prisoners were extra-judicially executed in 1988, although minimum estimates are between 4,000 and 5,000.”

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Iran Regime Destroying Evidence to Cover up 1988 Massacre

NCRI Staff

NCRI - During the summer of 1988, the Iranian regime executed more than 30,000 political prisoners, most of whom were members or affiliates of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK), the main opposition. The victims were executed in groups and their bodies were put in large and unmarked mass graves. These horrifying events became known as the 1988 massacre.

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U.S. Congress New Legislation: Yet Another Achievement by the Movement Seeking Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre

By Mahmoud Hakamian 

On Thursday April 26, 2018, the US House of Representatives passed H.R.4744 Act --holding the Iranian regime accountable for its brutality—with an overwhelming majority of 410-2.

The bipartisan legislation holds Iranian regime officials accountable for their role in human rights abuses and hostage-taking, and requires imposition of sanctions against them. The bill also condemns and calls for investigations into the 1988 mass executions of 30,000 political prisoners.

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Iran Regime Can't Survive Without Shedding Blood

By: A. Mahabadi, political writer and analyst

A look at the new wave of executions in Iran

On Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018, Bahman Varmarzyar was hanged in Hamadan’s Central Prison. Also on the same day, seven more prisoners were hanged in Karaj Gohardasht prison.

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