Satellite networks get jammed by Iranian regime on the brink of Student Day protests.

As the Student Day (December 7) approaches, the Iranian regime has jammed signals of satellite TV networks covering foreign news agencies on a 24 hour basis, according to the Association of Supporters of Murdered and Jailed Dissidents.

The Wall Street Journal  November 26 - While America was feasting on Thanksgiving meals and watching football, the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for the U.S. to remove the People’s Mujahideen of Iran from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, the Wall Street Journal reported.

University students in two major Southwestern Iranian cities have issued a statement saying that they will stage protests on December 7, Student Day, in support of jailed students and political prisoners.

In their statement, a group of students in Khorramshahr and Abadan referred to the major anti-regime uprisings of 2009 and the imprisonment of their friends, saying, “This year (on December 7), we, along with students all over Iran, will continue the struggle and object to the 31 years of suppression and injustice against students, youths and the Iranian people.”

Zahra Asadpour GorjiThe Iranian regime’s agents at the Gohardasht prison in Karaj are planning to send the mother of a political prisoner to “exile” in the city of Zanjan, according to obtained reports.

Zahra Asadpour Gorji, the mother of political prisoner Reza Joushan, was scheduled to be transferred to Zanjan by a regime agent on Saturday.

A university student imprisoned by the Iranian regime has reportedly been banned by prison guards at Gohardasht prison in Karaj from having phone contacts with his mother, who herself is being held at Tehran’s notorious Evin prison.

Houad Yazerlou and his mother, Ms. Nazila Dashti, are placed under pressure and psychologically tortured by Iranian regime officials.

file pictureStudent associations and activists at Iranian universities are preparing for protests on December 7, Student Day, by releasing statements urging others to join the planned protests, Deutsche Welle Farsi reported on Friday.

The statements lambast the Iranian regime’s repressive policies and cruelty against Iranian citizens and the student population, pointing to widespread arrests and attacks by the mullahs’ security forces on the country’s campuses.

The former commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nation has said that the US needs to support the opposition movement in Iran against the clerical regime.

In an op-ed piece published by the Washington Times on Friday, Retired Navy Adm. James A. Lyons said, “The problem is not just Iran's nuclear infrastructure - the main problem is the corrupt Iranian regime.”

StivensonTHE WALL STREET JOURNAL - The European Parliament Thursday passed a written declaration calling on the U.S. to remove the People's Mujahideen of Iran from its list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.

The resolution became official when more than half the members of the 736-seat chamber signed it, but support was nearly unanimous, a parliament official said. The resolution also called on Iraq to cease its blockade of Camp Ashraf, a settlement of more than 3,000 Iranian dissidents near the border between the two countries.

TehranThe Iranian regime has intensified suppressive and security measures in Tehran’s central locations. The measures are carried out on the brink of Student Day on December 7 and the anniversary of the massive anti-regime protests on Ashura day in 2009.

On December 27, 2009, the religious day of Ashura, protestors managed to surround and neutralize many of the Iranian regime’s special anti-riot units.

Bob FilnerBob Filner: ...My resolution which I am proud to say has bipartisan support with over 100 co-sponsors, 9 of which sit on the floor with on Foreign Relations Committee of our Congress, seeks to have the MEK removed from the terrorist list which has served as the pretext for the Iranian regimes agents in Iraq to act against the residents of Ashraf. Like other parliaments around the world, we in the United States Congress believe that this organization does not qualify to be on the FTO list both on legal and political grounds.