European Lawmakers Call on the United Nations to Investigate the Massacre of 1988 in Iran and to Prosecute the Perpetrators

They urge European governments and the EU, to condition relations with Islamic Republic of Iran, to a suspension of executions and a clear progress on human rights

On Wednesday, 13 September 2017, the Friends of a Free Iran in the European Parliament (FOFI), held a conference at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg with the participation of dozens of MEPs. They called on the Council of the European Union, the member states and the High Representative of the European Union, Mrs. Federica Mogherini, to end silence and inaction with respect to the brutal violation of human rights in Iran. In particular, they called for an independent investigation by the United Nations into the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in 1988 and the preparation of the trial for those responsible for this crime.

Iran Regime Security Forces Arrest 13 Scholars of Spiritual Teacher

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NCRI - The state-run Tasnim news agency affiliated to the terrorist Quds force reported on Monday, September 11, that three supporters of a prominent spiritual teacher called Mohammad Ali Taheri who participated in the protest gathering against death sentence of their teacher, were arrested by the agents of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence on Monday.

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights: The Situation in Iran Is Alarming

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NCRI - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zaid Raad al-Hussein, has described the Iranian regime as one of the most alarming countries in the field of human rights.

Call for Formation of Commission to Investigate 1988 Massacre in Iran

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NCRI - The Secretary-General of the United Nations received a statement from the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status, Women's Human Rights International Association, Edmund Rice International Limited, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status, and International Educational Development, Inc., a non-governmental organization.

The 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran: Time for the Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence

This is the title of a statement submitted to the Thirty-sixth session of the U.N. Human Rights Council will be held 11-29 September 2017, in the European headquarter of the United Nations.

The Joint written statement was submitted to the Secretary General, by France Libertés : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, Women's Human Rights International Association, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status, Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples.

Iran: Civil and Political Activists Support Hunger Striking Political Prisoners

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NCRI - On September 6, on the 38th day of the hunger strike of a group of political prisoners in the Gohardasht Prison in Karaj west of the capital Tehran, a number of families of these prisoners, and civil and political activists, while supporting the legitimate demands of these prisoners, expressed concerns over their well-being and urged them to end their hunger strike.

IRAN: Protest and Clashes Erupts in Western City Over killing of Porters by IRGC

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - Protests erupted in the city of Baneh (western Iran) over the killing or wounding of several porters by members of the Iranian regime’s State Security Forces (police) and Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) over the last several months.

A large group of residents of the city gathered outside the governor’s office on Tuesday (September 5) and demanded an end to the attacks against these poor workers that try to make living by carrying heavy loads on their shoulders cross the border with Iraq and Turkey. A number of shops and markets were closed in support of the protest.

Amnesty International: Stop Iran From Destruction of Mass Grave of 1988 Iran Massacre

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - Amnesty International launched a campaign on Monday calling on the authorities of the Iranian regime to “urgently stop the destruction of a mass grave in the southern city of Ahvaz”.

At least “a dozen political prisoners killed during a wave of mass extrajudicial executions in August and September 1988 are buried” in the mass grave.

EU Should Seek Justice for Victims of 1988 Massacre in Iran: Alejo Vidal Quadras

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - Speaking at a conference in Paris on the sideline of an exhibition revealing horrors of 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran, on Thursday, Dr. Alejo Vidal Quadras, President of Brussels based NGO, In Search of Justice (ISJ), and a former Vice-President of the European Parliament called on EU countries to prioritize human rights in their relationship with Iran.

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