Iran Regime Is Murdering Protesters; World Must Speak Out

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Iranian Regime has met the protests of their citizens with extrajudicial killings, torture, and mass imprisonment, according to the leading Iranian opposition group.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reported on Tuesday that the Regime’s so-called security forces have already killed at least 50 people and imprisoned over 8,000, and tortured at least five people to death in jail, while the majority of Western governments have failed to speak out against this cruelty.

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Massive Crackdown on the Peaceful Demonstrations in Iran

Date of report: January 9, 2018

Since December 28, 2017, when the protest against high prices began in Mashhad, northeast of Iran, and then spread throughout the country, at least 50 people were killed, more have been injured and several thousand have been arrested.

The Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) has begun a house-to-house search in many smaller towns, arresting those identified in the protests, terrorizing the people and threatening them not to take part in any protests.

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Italian Parties and Associations Support Iranian Protesters

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The National Association of Italian Partisans in Pietrasanta, in a letter to the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, expressed its solidarity with the people of Iran in their struggle for freedom, democracy and respect for human rights, and announced: “We were informed about the shocking events in Iran in which thousands of Iranian youths poured to the streets to protest against the Iranian regime. Killing, injury and imprisonment of a number of revolting youths, of course, hurt us and worries us, but at the same time, this is a hard challenge for the Iranian people who demand freedom from oppression and injustice.”

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Iran Regime Mp Admits That Prisoners Are Poisoned by Giving Them Pills

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A member of Iranian regime’s parliament admitted on January 16 that recently one of the protesters before dying in prison, told his family that the prisoners are given pills that make their health condition worse.
The MP, Mahmoud Sadeghi, wrote in his twitter account: “According to the family of a prisoner who died in prison, during several contacts with his family, he told them that the prison officials forced him and other detainees to take pills that deteriorated their health condition...”

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Strike at Iran’s Main Sugarcane Factory

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Workers Union of Haft-tapeh Sugarcane Company announced that workers of the unit have staged strike on Monday, December 25, in protest against wage arrears and the company’s failure to pay five months unpaid salary.

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Iran Regime’s Beginning of the End

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The recent protests in Iran have offered a sort of déjà vu for those who remember the last days of the Shah and the massive protests against him. Does this mean that the end of the Iranian Regime is in sight?

Well, there are some stark differences between the 1978-9 protests and today’s but it does look like the Regime is on its last legs.

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Urgent Call: Iran Uprising: Free Detainees Now!

Thousands of innocent young protesters, have been detained and are under horrific situation since the current Iranian uprising started on December 28, 2017.

Their lives is in serious jeopardy, we must ask for their freedom.

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Iran Protesters Evade Censorship With Internet Software

NCRI Staff

NCRI - When the Iranian Regime restricted civilian internet usage in an attempt to quell the widespread protests across the country, it didn’t stop the Iranian people from accessing the net, just how they did it.

Software that evades governmental internet censorship, like virtual private networks (VPNs), is being readily used by ordinary Iranians so that they can still access sites like Instagram and Telegram to communicate amongst themselves and to the outside world.

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Iranian Students Call for Release of Protesters

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Iranian university students have stood up for their imprisoned peers by denouncing the Regime’s crackdown on students during the current protests in an official statement.

The University Trade Unions Council of Iran (UTUCI) explained that the Regime is very “fearful” over the current protests and using it as an excuse to pressurise students, trade union activists, and others in the groups most likely to be protesting.

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