NCRI Statements on Human Rights in Iran
The President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, urged the UN Secretary General, the UN Security Council, the UN Human Rights Council, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and international human rights organizations to immediately take action to prevent the Iranian regime’s systematic destruction of the graves of victims of the 1988 massacre in Iran and removal of the traces of this massacre throughout the country, particularly in Ahvaz.
NCRI calls for effective international action against arbitrary executions in Iran
The Iranian Resistance strongly condemns the execution of Mohammad Yavar Salas and calls for effective action by the international community and human rights advocates against this arbitrary execution and the growing violation of human rights by the religious fascism ruling Iran.
Calling for immediate action to save the lives of asylum seekers
While expressing its grave regret over the suicide of Fariborz Karami, a 26-year-old Iranian asylum-seeker in Australia, the Iranian Resistance strongly condemns the treatment toward Iranian asylum-seekers in that country and their transfer to Nauru Island in Papua New Guinea. It also points out that the Australian Government is responsible for the dignity and the lives of these refugees.
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.