Monday morning July 26, Reza Joshan, a political prisoner who is on hunger strike in protest against intolerable situation and pressure in prison, was transferred to Gohardasht Prison's clinic and then to another hospital outside prison because of his deteriorating health condition.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, welcomed new complementary sanctions by the European Union against the Iranian regime.
She said that although these sanctions are crucial to prevent the regime from acquiring nuclear weapons, but, it is long way away from a comprehensive and effective sanction to include complete oil, trade, technological and political boycott of the regime.
Bloomberg - European Union governments are set to impose their toughest sanctions yet on Iran, backing U.S. efforts to force the clerical regime to halt uranium enrichment as proof it’s not seeking a nuclear weapons capability.
The package includes a ban on investing or selling equipment to Iran’s oil and natural gas industries, restrictions on export-credit guarantees and insurance, and closer monitoring of banks doing business with Iran.
Human Events - by David Alan Coia
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice failed on Jan. 12, 2009, to accord due process to the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI) when she rejected its petition to be removed from the State Department’s foreign terrorist organizations (FTO) list, an appeals court ruled on July 16.
CTV National News - CTV News has learned the sanctions attempt to curtail Iran's nuclear weapons program by tightening the financial screws on the Iranian regime.
Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon has called a news conference for 11 a.m. Monday to make the announcement.
The Iranian Resistance warns about the physical conditions of a large number of political prisoners in Iran which have deteriorated as a result of more severe tortures, suppression, pressures and prevention of access to the most basic medical help. The Resistance calls on all relevant international organs to enact urgent measures to save the lives of these prisoners.
Mr. Hassan Tarlani, a 23 year old student, has been sent to exile at Kerman prison for some time and is currently being held among dangerous prisoners. In recent days, individuals provoked by the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) attacked him with the intention of murdering him. Mr. Tarlani was severely injured. He has been transferred to the prison clinic and is in critical condition.
According to the Washington Post on July 23, “increasingly tough international sanctions over Iran's nuclear program have significantly slowed the county's most prestigious economic project.”
The Post added, “Threatened by tougher international and U.S. penalties that target the financing of oil projects and technical support for Iran's energy sector, Western firms such as Shell, Total and Halliburton have pulled out of the development of the South Pars gas field.
The clerical dictatorship in Iran prevented a commemoration ceremony on Saturday for a deceased famous poet, who died ten years ago. A significant number of people and supporters of renowned Iranian poet, Ahmad Shamlou, gathered at his grave to honor his memory, but agents of the State Security Forces (SSF) and the regime’s plainclothes agents prevented the ceremony from taking place.
Website of Rep.Ted Poe - Washington, Jul 21, 2010
... [Iran] has continued his attack on his own people in Camp Ashraf. Those Iranian folks that are in Camp Ashraf in Iraq that we as a Nation have promised to protect but because of our agreement with the Iraqi Government, Camp Grizzly, that organization or that camp we have in Iraq to protect the Iranians in Camp Ashraf, we have abandoned that Camp Grizzly. The United Nations assistance team has also left.
So who is in charge of protecting the Iranians in Iraq? Certainly not the Iranian Government.
The US President’s nominee to be the next ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, said at a Senate hearing on Thursday that the Iranian regime funds and arms militias in Iraq, in addition to the widespread activities of its terrorist Qods Force in that country.