A human rights activist was summoned last Wednesday to the third interrogation branch of the so-called Revolutionary Court of Tehran based in the notorious Evin prison to hear fresh charges against her.
According to Herana new agency, Ms. Laleh Hassanpour’s lawyer was not present during the proceeding, where three new charges were levied against the defendant, including “insulting the Supreme Leader,” “insulting sanctities,” and “insulting the president.”
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Medical restrictions imposed on Camp Ashraf, home to members of the Iranian opposition in Iraq, by an Iraqi committee assigned to suppress the residents of Ashraf have caused widespread concern. This is particularly worrying as terminal patients are refused access to specialized hospitals.
A political prisoner has leaked out a letter exposing a number of the heinous crimes committed in Iran’s Gohardasht prison by the clerical dictatorship as well as the horrid prison conditions.
In his letter, Saleh Kohandel writes, “I am currently calling out from the depths of the hell-like Gohardasht prison to the awaken conscience of humanity.”
The clerical regime has sentenced a prisoner to death in the southern province of Boushehr. Amir Abbas Tavakoli Borazjani is a member of a well-known family in Bushehr who along with his brother was arrested two years ago during a violent raid by the regime for beating and killing an agent of the State Security Forces (SSF) and carrying a weapon. During the violent SSF raid, the mother of the family, Ms. Soudabeh Shadpour, 50, was shot in the neck.
A senior fellow at Russia’s Middle East Institute challenged the Iranian regime’s claims on Wednesday that it will be able to build several new nuclear reactors in the next year, citing technical challenges. He also said that the Iranian regime does not need to enrich uranium for peaceful nuclear energy, according to Ria Novosti.
Interrogators at the notorious Evin prison in Tehran have reportedly cut out the tongue of a Kurdish political prisoner, leaving him in critical condition.
According to the 24-Katjemir website and Dijleh news agency, Matin Arjani, a resident of Bateman town in Turkey’s Kurdistan region, had his tongue cut out by interrogators at Evin.
Joint ploys by Iranian regime’s embassy and Iraqi suppressive committee to intensify psychological war against Ashraf
The Iranian regime’s embassy in Baghdad and the committee within Iraqi Prime Minister’s office responsible for suppression of Camp Ashraf residents have resorted to new ploys to continue and intensify psychological war against the residents of Ashraf.
United Nations headquarters is no place for criminals
Whereas the Iranian regime continues to defy United Nations resolutions and presses ahead with its anti-Iranian and inhumane nuclear weapons program;
Suppressive measures of the Iraqi government and forces against Ashraf residents, especially with regards to medical treatment
The lives of a number of patients with terminal illnesses are in danger due to restrictions imposed by the Iraqi committee in charge of suppressing Ashraf
The Iranian Resistance warns about the restrictions placed on access to medical treatment when it comes to residents of Camp Ashraf, Iraq, which have seriously endangered the lives of a number of patients. The Iranian Resistance considers the Iraqi government responsible for their lives and calls on the United Nations to enact urgent measures to lift the unjust restrictions and save the lives of these patients.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s State Security Forces (SSF) attacked youths and passersby in Tehran’s Narmak and Tehran Pars districts, according to reports on Monday, arresting more than 50 people under the pretexts of “mal-veiling” and as “hooligans and thugs.”