NCRI - The so called reformist faction warned about the dangers of the transformed political situation on the international level, and called on Khamenei (supreme leader of the regime) to accept major surgeries in the Islamic Republic.
NCRI - Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran described the horrible crime in Saydnaya prison an unprecedented crime against humanity that was committed by the Assad regime's henchmen, with the support of the mullahs' anti-human regime, and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and its intelligence apparatus.
Iran is one of the world’s biggest prisons for media personnel
Reporters Without Borders February 9, 2017
Media freedom was one of the key demands of the revolution that toppled the Shah and swept Ayatollah Khomeini to power 38 years ago, in February 1979, but it is a promise that has never been kept and Iran is now one of the world’s biggest prisons for media personnel, with a total of 29 journalists and citizen-journalists detained.
By Farzin Hashemi
The White House announcement that it has asked several US agencies to consider designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist organization has sent a shock wave through the well-established appeasers in Washington.
Iran’s lobbyists and spies in our midst?
The recent Executive Order affecting immigration by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has prompted fierce discussion from all quarters, including arguments on who does or does not actually endanger the national security of the United States.
In response to a bias and distorted story ran by Associated Press about Iranian opposition, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) on February 5, 2017, Senator Robert Torricelli wrote the following brief response to the AP.
To: Editors of the Associated Press
The Women's Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran issued a call on international human rights and women's rights organizations, women's rights activists, the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, and on the UN Special Rapporteur on Arbitrary Arrests, to undertake urgent and effective measures to free Ms. Shahnaz Akmali, mother of a young man killed by security forces in the 2009 uprising.
NCRI - Two days after a member of the Iranian regime’s Parliament announced that: “the issue of disqualification of Hassan Rouhani in presidential election of 2017 is resolved.” A spokesman for the Guardian Council (which approves the candidates) said such news is not true.
The inhumane mullahs’ regime has intensified pressure and torture on political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran. From Saturday, February 4, with heavy snow and temperatures dropping below zero, prisoners are facing extreme conditions due to the lack of adequate heating systems. Many have become very ill considering a shortage of supplies needed to remain warm. Old and ill prisoners are enduring additional hardship in such conditions.
In response to a biased, distorted, and misleading story by Associated Press about the Iranian opposition, a complete rebuttal was provided to relevant editors at the AP on February 5, 2017, but regrettably, the AP has so far failed to correct the many errors and misrepresentations of facts. To set the record straight, here is a brief clarification of facts and some insight on the crux of the matter.