Iran: The Prominent Political Prisoner Goes on Hunger Strike

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - The political prisoner, Arzhang Davoudi has gone on hunger and medicine strike since August 20, 2017, in Zabul Prison located in Southeastern Iran to express solidarity with the prisoners of Gohardasht Prison.

Iran:  Kidneys on Sale

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - The state-run media, Mashregh News Website has released an image of a leaflet on which the sale of kidney has been advertised. A couple was planning to sell their kidney and bone marrow due to indigence and financial problems.

 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht prison located in the city of Karaj, West of Tehran, wrote a letter to the human rights organizations and associations on the 26th day of their strike seeking the recognition of their rights.

The Political Prisoners in Other Prisons Join the Hunger Strike i

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - A group of political prisoners of Ardabil Prison, Northwestern Iran, in a letter to the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed their support and sympathy with the prisoners on hunger strike in Gohardasht prison located in Karaj, West of the capital Tehran, urging the authorities to address their issues including the prison's poor condition.

Construction Accidents Account for 5 to 6 Workers Dying Monthly in Iran

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - According to the state-run ILNA News on August 23, 2017, five construction workers lose their lives at work on average every month within Iran. The latest example is the two workers who passed away in Qom Province.

Iran: Security Patrol for Torn Pants and Buttonless Open Manteau!

NCRI - “Torn pants and manteaux (coats) without buttons are not Iranian clothing. Police forces will deal with this issue if necessary.” This is a summary of a new regulation that has been warned to the apparel market.

Iran: The Terrible Year of 1988

By: Gholam-Hossin Vakilzadeh

Published in French Language Swiss Daily Le Courier on Monday 21 August 2017

During the summer of 1988, more than 30,000 political prisoners were executed in Ayatollah Khomeini’s jails. A "movement for justice" is campaigning for the leaders of the religious dictatorship to face justice.