Former Ambassador Encourages Haley to Act Further Regarding 1988 Massacre in Iran

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NCRI - Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Ken Blackwell, has written a letter to Nikki Haley, the current Ambassador, last week. He urged her to investigate the 1988 massacre that happened in Iran.

During the massacre, around 30,000 political prisoners were executed during the course of one single summer following a fatwa that was issued by the Supreme Leader at that time Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The aim was to wipe out the opposition to the Iranian regime.

Iran: Hunger Strike by Prisoner Under Torture

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NCRI - An inmate who was subjected to beating and torture in central prison of Ardebil – Northwestern Iran, for two weeks has staged hunger strike in protest.

According to reports, the prisoner, Moslem Shiri, has begun his hunger strike since October 2nd in protest to the continued use of torture by the prison officials.

Iran: Sixty-Ninth Day of Hunger Strike by a Political Prisoner After 24 Years Imprisonment

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NCRI - A political prisoner in Gohardasht prison in Karaj is on the sixty-ninth day of his hunger strike. Mohammad Nazari, Kurdish political prisoner, has been on hunger strike to protest his legal status and Iran regime’s failure to address his situation. One of his requests is his transfer to a prison in Iranian Kurdistan province such as Mahabad or Orumiyeh. He has fallen unconscious several times during the hunger strike and the prison officials have not done anything about the prisoner's requests.

U.N. Has a Moral and a Legal Authority to Launch an Investigation to 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

Investigation of Argentina’s “Dirty War” Set Precedent for Inquiry into Iran’s “Summer of Blood” is the title of a shocking article by Ken Blackwell about two of the most horrible crimes of the 20th century in Argentina and Iran, the following is the full text of this article which was published in ‘Town Hall’ on October 06, 2017.

In the 1990s, I and my distinguished colleague Charlotte Ponticelli had the privilege of working with Dr. Clyde Snow, one of the world’s foremost experts in forensic anthropology, who played an instrumental role in bringing justice to Argentina by uncovering the mass graves left behind by the country’s “Dirty War.” His actions and investigation helped uncover the truth about what was an incredibly deadly series of crimes carried out over nearly a decade. Holding the regime in Argentina accountable set a valuable precedent and demonstrated the global community’s commitment to upholding justice and human rights, which must be maintained today.

Statement by British MPs, on the1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

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NCRI - The British Liberal Democratic Party's annual conference was held in Bournemouth in late September. A delegation from the Iranian Resistance participated in the conference and met with the Representatives of the House of Commons and British Lords of the Liberal Democratic Party and a number of its leaders and discussed the perpetuation of human rights violations in Iran and continued executions, in particular the execution of women and youths.

Iran: Dozens of Supporters of a Cleric, Critic of the Regime Were Arrested

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NCRI - On Saturday, October 1st, the Iranian regime security forces arrested dozens of supporters of a cleric critic of the government in Tehran. According to reports, the regime's security forces attacked the ceremony of the 40th day of passing away of a relative of Ayatollah Kazemeini Boroujerdi and arrested a number of the participants.

Iran: Protest Rally in Front of Regime's Parliament to Release Political Prisoner Soheil Arabi

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NCRI - Monday morning, October 2, a protest gathering was staged in front of the Iranian regime's parliament in response to a call by the mother of Soheil Arabi, a political prisoner who is on dry hunger strike in Evin Prison.

The demonstrators while holding posters and placards demanded the release of Soheil Arabi and all political prisoners and prisoners of conscience as well as civil and guild activists.

Iran Human Rights Monitor Reports Continuation of Human Rights Violations in Iran

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NCRI - Iran Human Rights Monitor has compiled a report detailing the human rights situation in the country for the month of September.

It highlighted that there has been a continuation of systematic violations of human rights and mentioned in particular executions, amputations, torture and the murder of porters.

Iran: Humiliating Torture of Detainees by Regime's Security Forces

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NCRI - A video clip from Iran, which has been widely shared in social networks shows that regime's security forces beating Arab residents in the city of Ahvaz - Southwestern Iran, in a degrading manner and force them to imitate dogs by barking, there is no precise information concerning the place and time of this disgusting action, but some informed sources have mentioned August 13, 2017 concurrent to religious moslem Eide Ghorban celebrations in which security forces had arrested several civil activists and citizens in Ahvaz.

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