Iranian political prisoner Majid Assadi (File)
Iranian political prisoner Majid Assadi (File)
Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, October 15, 2019—Iranian regime authorities in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran, are hindering the medical care that political prisoner Majid Assadi needs by not permitting his transfer to a hospital.

IRAN: World Day Against Death Penalty
Written by Staff Writer

October 10th marked the World Day against the Death Penalty. For citizens of countries with governments fixated with implementing this cruel and inhuman punishment, it is a reminder that despite being will into the 21st century, there is still a long way to go before leaving behind this medieval punishment for good.

IRAN: Widespread Attest of Residents of Lordegan and Surrounding Areas to Prevent the Continuation and Expansion of the Uprising

To prevent the continuation and expansion of the uprising by the residents of Lordegan that erupted from October 2 to October 6, 2019, the religious dictatorship ruling Iran has resorted to the widespread and indiscriminate arrest of the residents and neighboring areas and villages.

Allowing women into the football stadium; “A cynical public stunt”
Iranian women attending a football match under heavy security- Watching football for women in Iran is forbidden under mullah's regime-October 10, 2019
Written by Mahmoud Hakamian .

The heartbreaking death of Sahar Khodayari dubbed as Blue Girl, who self-immolated after facing a six-month jail term for attending a soccer match, was the latest incident highlighting the tragic plight of Iranian women in Iran under the rule of the misogynous theocracy.

Iran’s Regime Ranks First for Executions per Capita
Stop executions in Iran- MEK rally in Brussels, several protesters dressed in prison uniforms call for an end to executions in Iran-Brussels June 15, 2019
Written by Hamideh Taati 

Iran’s regime holds the infamous record of the world’s top executioner per capita. It also ranks first for most number of juvenile executions in the world. Women are also victims of the death penalty in Iran, with at least nine women having been executed since mi-June alone.

 

Two Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Protest Against Medieval Rulings of Mullahs’ Judiciary in Orumiyeh

Messrs Ebrahim Sadeqi Hamedani, 60 years old, and his 22-year-old son, Salar Sadeqi Hamedani, went on hunger strike in protest to inhuman treatment and medieval sentences of the mullahs’ regime against them since September 25, 2019. In its statement of April 23, 2019, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) had reported their arrest.

Destitute homeless Iranians live in cemeteries inside empty graves
Destitute homeless Iranians live in cemeteries inside empty graves
Written by Hamideh Taati

Iran is among the richest countries in the world, with a wealth of mineral resources, oil, gas, and a diverse eco-system, but the majority of its people live under the poverty line.

Geneva: UN Criticized for Abandoning Iran 1988 Massacre Case

Written by Shamsi Saadati .

In a conference held at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Friday, international human rights experts called for an end to the impunity enjoyed by Iranian regime officials in regard to atrocious human rights conditions in Iran, most specifically those involved in the summer 1988 massacre.

UN Orator
UN Orator
Written by Hamideh Taati .

Representatives of international non-governmental organizations are speaking out against human rights abuses by Iran's regime and calling for a United Nations investigation into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners, at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Iran Regime Sentences 86 Protesters to Flogging and Jail
Protest rally in the town of Beldaji, Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Province, southern Iran (File Photo)
Written by Staff Writer 

The Iranian regime sentenced 86 people to a combined total of 2,580 lashes and 344 months of prison for protesting water diversion to the Revolutionary Guards-affiliated Isfahan Steel Factory.