Bahman Varmazyar

The Iranian regime’s criminal judiciary hanged Bahman Varmazyar, a sports coach, in the central prison of Hamadan on Wednesday morning April 18. There was no private plaintiff in his dossier who was accused of armed robbery of a jewelry store.


political prisoner, Ramin Hossein Panahi

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A 24-year-old Kurdish citizen who is currently in prison has had the death sentence he was handed upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court. The political prisoner, Ramin Hossein Panahi from Iran’s Kurdish minority, has been on hunger strike since the end of January when he first learned of his charge.

Isfahan proteste

Iran Uprising – No.138

Call on the international community to take immediate action to release the detainees

On Saturday, April 14, farmers in eastern Isfahan protested for 58th day while yesterday, Mullah Yousef Tabatabaee Nejad, a representative of Khamenei in Isfahan Friday prayer show, threatened the protesters and called them seditionists.


chemical weapons attack in Syria,

NCRI Staff

NCRI - After news broke about the most recent chemical weapons attack in Syria, many people took to social media to condemn those responsible for the attack. Not just ordinary people, but high officials and leaders from across the world.

Golrokh Ebrahimi

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Human rights activists are calling on Iranian authorities to release several prisoners that have been partaking in a hunger strike. The activists say that the three prisoners who are on hunger strike are being imprisoned in dangerous and inappropriate conditions.

Maryam Rajavi

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, strongly condemned the criminal chemical attack on Douma in Eastern Ghouta and the ruthless killing of innocent children and women.


political prisoner Mehdi Farahi Shandiz

NCRI Staff

NCRI - In a message from the Karaj Central Prison, political prisoner Mehdi Farahi Shandiz supported the demonstrations of Arab compatriots in Khuzestan province and wrote: “As a political prisoner who spent many years of my life in the prisons and torture chambers of Khamenei, I salute the compatriots in Khuzestan and the cities of this province, and I share your cries (for freedom and justice) and stand on your side every moment.”

Executions in iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Iran Human Rights Monitor has released its report into the state of human rights in Iran during March 2018 and, as always, it makes for unpleasant reading, with many instances of executions, arbitrary murders, torture, corporal punishment, abuse of political prisoners, and lack of a just legal system.

Ali Savari

On Monday, March 26, 2018, an Arab minority named Ali Savari, a prisoner in Shayban Prison in Ahvaz, died due to violent tortures. Released images of the body of this prisoner that show plenty of ruptures, bruising and burns due to flogging and electric shock, and the presence of cavities on his head and chest, indicate the severity of the torture imposed on this defenseless prisoner. Ali Savari was 50 years old and was a resident of the Ahvaz Sepidar district.

 Golrokh Ebrahimi I

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Health of Iranian political prisoner is deteriorating after 50-day hunger strike

The health of Iranian political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee has significantly deteriorated now that she has been on hunger strike for 50 days.