U.N. Human Rights Sessions

NCRI - During the thirty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, which is already underway, the association of international women representative for human rights, speaking at the meeting, counting increasing cases of executions and human rights violations in Iran, called for a comprehensive investigation of the UN’s scrutiny of the perpetrators of the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in 1988.

 Salah al-Hamwi

NCRI - Salah al-Hamwi member of the political committee of the Syrian National Coalition, who had spent a quarter of a century in prison of Assad’s regime, in an interview with Freedom Broadcasting (IRANNTV), which was broadcasted on Thursday, June 15, 2017, called the Iranian regime an occupying force in Syria, and called for standing up assertively against the regime’s tugs in Syria.


Donald Trump Jr. President Trump’s son has written in his twitter on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, that he believes John Kerry, former US Secretary of State is still fighting for Iran regime.

Donald Trump Jr., was referring to Kerry’s recent meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Oslo, Norway.

The 2017 Oslo meeting’s participants were Iran regime’s minister of foreign affairs Javad Zarif, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brande, John Kerry and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi .

In this meeting which was held on June 12. a number of other world leaders were present.

Son of the US president Trump wrote on his Twitter:

I guess he's still fighting for Iran. Weren't the pallets of cash the last time enough? #maga

Trump Jr. Tweets refered to the money sent to Iranian regime in wooden boxes containing about $400 million in cash by the Obama administration former president of America.

On January of last year, the Wall Street Journal revealed details of a suitcase of $400 million cash from the Obama administration to Iranian regime. The event coincided with the release of four American prisoners in Iranian prisons. Officials said that Euro, Swiss franc and other currencies were sent to Iran by a cargo plane without any sign. According to the authorities in U.S. this money was obtained from the central banks of Netherlands and Switzerland.

Paul Ryan, Republican Speaker of the US House of Representatives referring to the WSJ report said: “Publication of WSJ report indicates that Obama administration wanted to keep the exchange of 4 American prisoners with paying this money to Iran secret”. Donald Trump who was a candidate for the U.S. presidency at the time, regarding the release of such report, in his tweets described this act of Obama administration, another failure along with other continuous failures in his foreign policy arena.




Iran: A Major River's Bed in Central Iran Dried out Again

NCRI - Zayandehrood river flow stopped and the river bed dried out. According to reports, Iranian regime’s officials again decreased the output flow of Zayandehrood dam on June 10, 2017, without any explanation and this river’s bed dried out in the city of Isfahan.

Reza Shahabi and Davoud Razavi

NCRI - Following the invitation of the French trade union for the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, The two directors named Reza Shahabi and Davoud Razavi could not attend the 106th Summit of the International Labor Organization (ILO) due to the travel ban. By the time two labor activists were off to Geneva on Saturday, June 12, the airport agents banned their travel.


NCRI - The political prisoner, Khaled Hardani has gone on hunger strike to protest against the inhuman pressures exerted in the prison. In a letter, he writes, "I have suffered from oppressions in the past 17 years. I was banned from the visitations and calling my family. They prohibited my sick leave and forbade me to visit my mother's grave or attend my daughter's wedding. The oppression and severe constraints still exist."

1988Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

NCRI - The Washington Times reported exclusively about the official record of the U.S. Resolution 188 entitled "The condemnation of the Iranian government for the massacre of political prisoners in 1988 and the invitation to call for justice for the victims". The elite representatives of the two parties, Republican and Democratic, including the chairs of committees on foreign affairs, the National Security and Legislation, the heads delegations for Democratic Parties and 46 legislators supported the resolution.