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Maryam Rajavi’s message: Official UN experts describe the 1988 massacre as a “crime against humanity”
Maryam Rajavi: The great day of justice for the Iranian people will arrive. Mullahs, IRGC, and intelligence agents cannot escape their fate
After 32 years, official experts of the United Nations have described the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran as a “crime against humanity.”
The experts have called for a comprehensive and independent investigation. This is the outcome of the blood of martyrs and a great victory for the MEK, the Iranian Resistance and the Iranian people on their path to seeking justice.
Yes, the justice movement is bearing fruit on the international front. The era of silence and ignoring of the clerical regime’s vast crimes is over.
The letter and official notice by seven official rapporteurs of the United Nations to the clerical regime paves the way for an international investigation to shed light on the matter. It also calls for the trial of those involved in committing the crimes.
After 32 years, UN experts described the #1988Massacre of political prisoners in #Iran as a "crime against humanity. "The justice movement is bearing fruit on the international front. The era of silence & ignoring of regime's major crimes is over.https://t.co/mwaCaGEwly pic.twitter.com/w3n43SqtOZ
— Maryam Rajavi (@Maryam_Rajavi) December 11, 2020
UPDATE: 5:30 PM CET
Fourteen political prisoners in Urmia Prison have been on a hunger strike since Wednesday
Fourteen political prisoners and Sunni prisoners in Urmia Prison have been on a hunger strike since Wednesday morning, December 9, 2020.
The hunger strike of these political prisoners is in protest of the non-implementation of the plan to reduce their imprisonment. pic.twitter.com/KptlMQnejc
— IRAN HRM (@IranHrm) December 10, 2020
Two activists arrested in Mahshahr and Tehran, two prisoners relocated to Qarchak
Agents of the Intelligence Department of the Port of Mahshahr arrested Fatemeh Tamimi at her home on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Fatemeh Tamimi is a cultural activist in child and Arab folklore literature. She has been transferred to an unknown location.
Fatemeh Tamimi, 39, is married. She has two children, Maha, 15, and Mohammad, 11. She lives in the city of Jarrahi at the port of Mahshahr.
Fatemeh Tamimi also collected stories, songs, lullabies, and other Arab cultural heritage. She also made documentary films.
UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET
U.S. Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro: U.S. echoes UN’s call for an independent investigation into the 1988 massacre
Robert A. Destro, the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the United States Department of State, and the Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issue, underlined the need for an independent investigation into the 1988 massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners.
“The United States echoes the UN’s call for an independent investigation into mass disappearances and summary executions in Iran in 1988, though the alleged involvement of current senior officials makes it highly unlikely the regime will investigate itself. The regime has failed to provide families an accounting of the fate of their loved ones. Instead, they threaten families and desecrate grave sites. Iranians deserve justice. We urge the international community to hold the regime accountable to the UN’s demands,” he wrote on Twitter.
The regime has failed to provide families an accounting of the fate of their loved ones. Instead, they threaten families and desecrate grave sites. Iranians deserve justice. We urge the international community to hold the regime accountable to the UN's demands. #HumanRightsDay
— Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro (@DRL_AS) December 10, 2020
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 470 Cities Is More Than 181,600
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on December 10, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus fatalities in 470 cities had exceeded 181,600. The number of victims in Tehran is 44,781, Khorasan Razavi 12,580, Isfahan 10,565, Lorestan 7,390, Qom 7,175, East Azerbaijan 7,113, Mazandaran 6,887, West Azerbaijan 6,833, Gilan 6,061, Fars 5,397, Golestan 4,557, Hamedan 4,440, Kerman 3,799, Central Province 3,718, Semnan 2,739, Ardabil 2,177, Hormozgan 1,930, Qazvin 1,857, Zanjan 1,857, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,405.
Iran Regime’s Intelligence Ministry Attributes Fake Letter To Mrs. Rajavi, Engages in Series of Ridiculous Fabrications in the Name of a U.S. Official and a Washington Post Reporter
Terrified of the court proceedings and implications of the prosecution of its diplomat-terrorist and his criminal accomplices in Belgium, the Iranian regime’s MOIS (Intelligence Ministry), and the IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) cyber armies resorted to yet another series of lies and fabrications against the Iranian Resistance.
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) December 11, 2020
Iran news in brief, December 11, 2020
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