U.N. Special Rapporteur Speaks on Dismal Human Rights Situation and 1988 Massacre in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran addressed the Seventy-second session of the General Assembly in New York on October 25, to discuss the dismal situation of human rights in Iran that has been prevalent since the Regime took over in 1979.

Asma Jahangir, who was addressing the General Assembly for the first time since taking the role in November 2016, delivered a report on the first six months of 2017 which was based on sources both inside and outside of Iran.

Iran: Collective Execution of 7 Prisoners

NCRI Staff

NCRI - According to news reports, on Wednesday morning October 25, 2017. Iranian regime hanged 7 prisoners in 'Gohardasht' prison in city of Karaj, west of Tehran, also at the same day another prisoner was publicly hanged in Southern province of Kerman.

It is noteworthy that, according to a statement which was released by the secretariat of the NCRI on September, in the period of September 12 to 20. 33 prisoners were executed and amputation of the hands of three prisoners on charges of robbery was carried on in Qom Prison.

Iran: Juvenile Prisoner Revealed How He Was Tortured

NCRI Staff

NCRI - An Iranian-born Afghan prisoner, arrested at age 16, wrote a letter to expose the brutal tortures that were imposed on him in the prison.

Amir Nourzehi was arrested in 2014 on the charges of robbery and sentenced to 10 years in prison according to the confessions taken under beating and mayhem. His cousin, who is a juvenile offender, has been sentenced to death in the same case.

A Christian Convert Arrested in Southwest of Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The intelligence agents arrested another Christian convert in Dezful (southwest of Iran) after he was summoned to the Ministry of Intelligence. The newly Christian convert, Abdolali Pourmand, known as "Ehya" was one of the servants of "Payam-e-Aramesh" church in Dezful who has been arrested on Thursday, October 2017 by the Intelligence agents and transferred to Ahvaz.

"Hands Off Cain" Denounces Increasing Wave of Executions in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The human rights group ‘Hands Off Cain’ has issued a statement denouncing the increasing wave of executions by the Iranian regime as the world record holder of executions, announcing that: “To understand the nature of the Iranian regime, it is important to point out the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in 1988 in Iran and that the current government is continuing the same killings.”

Iranian People Wish Europe, to Black List IRGC, and Condition Relations With Regime, to Halt of Executions

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On Tuesday 17 October 2017, the Belgian Committee of Parliamentarians and Mayors for a Democratic Iran, held a meeting in the Belgian Federal Parliament on the situation of human rights in Iran.

Several members of parliament and senators from different political parties spoke in this meeting which was chaired by Ms. Els Van Hoof, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Belgian Parliament from the Christian Democratic Party.

Business Cannot Justify, Europeans' Policy of Closing the Eyes to Human Rights Violations in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On Tuesday 17 October 2017, the Belgian Committee of Parliamentarians and Mayors for a Democratic Iran, held a meeting in the Belgian Federal Parliament on the situation of human rights in Iran.

Several members of parliament and senators from different political parties spoke in this meeting which was chaired by Ms Els Van Hoof, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Belgian Parliament from the Christian Democratic Party.

Conference in the Senate of Italy, Call for Justice Over the 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A conference was held in the Senate of Italy titled “Justice for the Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners and more than 80 women executed since the Iran regime’s president, Hassan Rouhani is in office.” At the conference, speakers called for the prosecution of perpetrators of the 1988 massacre for committing crimes against humanity.

The Silence of EU's Foreign Policy Chief Over Iran Regime's Violation of Human Rights Is Extremely Damaging for the Reputation of Europe

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On Tuesday 17 October 2017, the Belgian Committee of Parliamentarians and Mayors for a Democratic Iran, held a meeting in the Belgian Federal Parliament on the situation of human rights in Iran.

Several members of parliament and senators from different political parties spoke in this meeting which was chaired by Ms Els Van Hoof, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Belgian Parliament from the Christian Democratic Party.

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