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.
NCRI - ‘Lies and Spies’ is the title of a new informative report on the Iranian regime’s activities against its main democratic opposition.
This is a well-researched paper produced by Mr. Struan Stevenson and his team, showing that the recent uprising in Iran has intensified the anger of the mullahs who are carrying out a massive misinformation campaign to demonize the opposition, the following is an introduction to this report.
• Young man beaten in Iran over so-called ‘improper veiling’ by his wife
On Tuesday, April 24, the Iranian regime's traffic police in Bandar Anzali, northern Iran, beat a young man over so-called 'improper veiling' by his wife in public. The man was repeatedly punched and kicked by the suppressive forces.
By Mahmoud Hakamian
On Friday, the US State Department released its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The reports detailed human rights abuses around the world and were accompanied by a statement declaring some of those countries to be “morally reprehensible” and either unable or unwilling to use good governance instead of repression in order to maintain internal stability.