Asma Jahangir

GENEVA (24 April 2017)The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Asma Jahangir, has denounced a report published by the Iranian News Agency (IRNA) alleging that she was planning to undertake a visit to Saudi Arabia in order to defame the authorities in Tehran.

 human rights activist Atena Daemi

NCRI - The human rights activist Atena Daemi, currently held in Evin Prison, is said to be in a critical condition, suffering from numerous health problems due to her continued hunger strike.

 Execution in iran

Two juvenile offenders facing execution

Three inmates were executed on Tuesday, April 18 in the prisons of Shiraz and Tabriz. Ten days prior to the executions, authorities in Adel Abad Prison of Shiraz had horrifically amputated the hand of one of the inmates. One of the two prisoners executed in Tabriz Central Prison was 28 years of age.

abadan protest
NCRI - Unemployed youth and deprived street vendors in Abadan, who have been denied their livelihoods by the suppressive forces, held a protest rally on Saturday April 15. They held handwritten signs on which it was written: "I have shamed my children." "What sin have done that we are unemployed?", "What is our sin Abadan youth?” "Someone who is full, doesn’t know the situation of a hungry!", "If you don’t give us work, at least don’t take our work.", "You have cut the food of our wives and children", "Why do you lie that you have given street vendors room?"

protest in iran
NCRI - On Monday, April 17, hundreds of retired teachers rallied in front of the Planning and Budget Organization in baharestan Square, Tehran and demanded that their wage issue be addressed. The regime authorities despite the false promises of last year to improve the status of teachers have virtually taken no action.

abadan protest
NCRI - On Monday, April 17, hundreds of retired teachers rallied in front of the Planning and Budget Organization in baharestan Square, Tehran and demanded that their wage issue be addressed. The regime authorities despite the false promises of last year to improve the status of teachers have virtually taken no action.

Iran: Execution

NCRI - The mullahs 'anti-human regime on April 12 hanged 27-year-old Rahman Hosseinpour while suffering from mental illness in Tabriz prison. He was taking daily 30 tranquilizer pills and was imprisoned in the psychotherapy ward. On April 4 another ill prisoner detained in Tabriz prison was executed after four years in prison. On April 11 in the same prison two ill brothers were attacked after going to the prison clinic and were later transferred to solitary confinement.

Ebrahim-Firouzi-khaled

NCRI - In a letter to Mrs. Asma Jahangir, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, political prisoners ‘Khaled Hardani’ and ‘Ebrahim Firouzi’ have demanded that any relations with the Iranian regime be conditional on the regime’s stopping the executions and human rights violations.