Calling for immediate action to release the arrested and stop the clerical regime's Internet piracy
Revolutionary Guard Brigadier General Kamal Hadifar, chief of the cyber police known as FATA, said that in 2017 (March 20, 2017 to March 20, 2018) more than 70,000 cyberspace users were arrested. "Last year, more than 70,000 cybercriminals were arrested and ... referred to judicial authorities ... In 2017, more than 39,000 cyber crimes were discovered, and growth of close to 10 times the number of crimes has added to our concerns... "(Ilna State News Agency, April 29, 2018).
Iranian regime sent 19 prisoners to the gallows in cities of Gohardasht, Urmia, Hamedan,Tabriz, Kermanshah and Ilam prisons. Eight of the executed were hanged collectively in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj on April 18th.
On the same day, Bahman Varmazyar, a young prisoner who was a sports coach, was executed in Hamadan Prison. A day before, a prisoner was executed in Tabriz's central prison.
On Monday, March 26, 2018, an Arab minority named Ali Savari, a prisoner in Shayban Prison in Ahvaz, died due to violent tortures. Released images of the body of this prisoner that show plenty of ruptures, bruising and burns due to flogging and electric shock, and the presence of cavities on his head and chest, indicate the severity of the torture imposed on this defenseless prisoner. Ali Savari was 50 years old and was a resident of the Ahvaz Sepidar district.
NCRI, underscores the need for referral of regime’s crimes to the Security Council
The Iranian Resistance strongly welcomes the extension of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. While commemorating the late Special Rapporteur Asma Jahangir, the Iranian Resistance calls for the formation of a United Nations investigative commission on the mullahs’ regime’s crimes, in particular the massacre of political prisoners in 1988, and the referral of this dossier to the Security Council and bringing its perpetrators to justice. In her reports, Ms. Jahangir had emphasized the need for a comprehensive and impartial investigation on the 1988 massacre.
Abdul Rauf Pahang, a 30-year-old prisoner in Saravan Prison, who was infected with TB, died on the eve of Nowruz and the Iranian New Year on Tuesday morning, March 14, because the torturers denied him medical treatment. Abdul Rauf's cellmates had repeatedly warned the prison guards about the condition of the prisoner and demanded his transfer to the hospital, but did not receive any response. Recently, tuberculosis has spread in Saravan Prison and some other prisoners have been infected with the disease.