On Monday, March 26, 2018, an Arab minority named Ali Savari, a prisoner in Shayban Prison in Ahvaz, died due to violent tortures. Released images of the body of this prisoner that show plenty of ruptures, bruising and burns due to flogging and electric shock, and the presence of cavities on his head and chest, indicate the severity of the torture imposed on this defenseless prisoner. Ali Savari was 50 years old and was a resident of the Ahvaz Sepidar district.
Iran Uprising – No. 123
Workers from various sectors of the Haft-Tapeh sugarcane Company located in a region of the same name in the Southwestern city of Shush, including farmers in the agricultural sector, went on strike since the morning of Tuesday, March 28, and stopped working on sugarcane production. They marched while chanting the slogan "We are Haft-Tapeh workers; we are hungry" as well as slogans against government-affiliated employers.
Jason Rezaian, parroting the Iranian state-run media, rehashed a litany of lies, and baseless allegations against the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran in his blog in the Washington Post on March 24.
Rezaian for long had been a staunch advocate of one of the factions within the religious fascism ruling Iran, which the regime portrays as “moderate”. Following the nationwide uprising when people chanted slogans such as “reformists, hardliners, the game is now over”, he is no longer in a position to openly advocate the non-existing “moderates” within the regime. Thus, by attacking democratic opposition and denying that there is a viable opposition, he is desperately trying to suggest there is no alternative to the mullahs. In his article Rezaian manifested his anxiety that the era of appeasing the clerical regime is over.
NCRI, underscores the need for referral of regime’s crimes to the Security Council
The Iranian Resistance strongly welcomes the extension of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. While commemorating the late Special Rapporteur Asma Jahangir, the Iranian Resistance calls for the formation of a United Nations investigative commission on the mullahs’ regime’s crimes, in particular the massacre of political prisoners in 1988, and the referral of this dossier to the Security Council and bringing its perpetrators to justice. In her reports, Ms. Jahangir had emphasized the need for a comprehensive and impartial investigation on the 1988 massacre.
Rudy Giuliani: Iran uprising and admissions by regime’s leaders bespeak of the MEK’s broad-based support and their potential to lead change in Iran
In a gathering celebrating the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, congratulated Iranians at home and abroad and said, “Last year ended with the season of uprising, and the coming year can and must be turned into a year full of uprisings. And this is going to be an uprising until victory.”
Iran Uprising – No. 122
On Thursday and Friday, March 15th and 16th, in addition to thousands of farmers and people in Isfahan, protest of workers and fed up people from all strata and groups in different cities of the country continued:
1. The Ahwaz steel workers gathered in front of the regime's governorate for the forty-fifth consecutive day and marched on the streets of the city. They chanted: We are workers, not slaves; we want our salaries, not promises.