exections in irna

NCRI - United Nations experts have called on Iran to respect international human rights laws and to stop executing prisoners who committed offences while they were children. They are urging Iranian authorities to halt the execution of two people sentenced to death before the age of 18.

iran excution

NCRI - Spokesman for Legal and Judicial Committee of Iranian regime’s parliament has acknowledged that issuing death sentence for all those involved in drug trafficking cycle will harm the families, saying this will push the children of those executed towards drug dealing, thus serving recruitment for drug cartels.

3 Young Social Media Activists, Sentenced to 36 Years Prison Term

NCRI - Three social media activists in Iran who have been sentenced each to 12 years behind bars since mid-September of last year are called, Mr. Mohammad Mohajer, Mr. Alireza Tavakoli and Mr. Mohammad Mehdi Zamanzadeh. These individuals are all administrators of various Telegram channels, Hrana News Agency reported.

Gohardahst (Rajai Shahr) Priso

NCRI - A political prisoner of Gohardahst (Rajai Shahr) Prison and supporter of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), Abolghasem Fooladvand, released a statement supporting the boycott of the Presidential Election in Iran.

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?"