Iran: Diversion of Isfahan Water Results in Disease

By Amir Taghati

The Gavkhouni wetlands have dried out due to a water diversion in the central province of Isfahan. The head of the Varzaneh Islamic Council, Hossein Azhari, has revealed that because of this, leishmaniasis, a severe disease, has infected hundreds of people in the town of Varzaneh.

 1988 massacre in iran

By Reza Shafiee

Amnesty International has published a 200-page comprehensive report on the massacre of political prisoners in Iran, 30 years after it actually took place. Its main focus is the dark days of 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

Iran: Horrible Deaths of Four Baloch Student Girls in Their School Fire

Chairwoman of the NCRI Education Committee expresses her deep condolences on the horrible death of at least four six-year-old Baloch girls and wishes patience for their families and urgent healing for the wounded.

On Tuesday, December 18, 59 children were burned due to a fire at a primary school in the city of Zahedan, killing four of them.

Thousands Still Living in Tent Cities in Iran One Year After Quake

By Staff Writer

Over a year on from a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Kermanshah, Iran that killed 600 people, injured 10,000 and left 70,000 homeless and the vast majority of those made homeless are still living in tents, despite the onslaught of brutal winter weather.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran uprising- statement 237

38th day of protests and strike by workers- Call for immediate release of detained workers

The intelligence and security agents of the clerical regime raided homes of representatives of workers of Ahvaz Steel National Industrial Group on Sunday evening, December 16, and arrested 11 of them.

Iranian political prisoner Vahid Sayadi Nasiri

By Staff Writer

Iranian political prisoner Vahid Sayadi Nasiri has died after 60 days on hunger strike in protest to the denial of his rights and the inhumane conditions he was kept in. Iran Human Rights Monitor (HRM) reported.

Poor Iranians Selling Their Body Parts

By Amir Taghati

Handwritten advertisements of organ sales are so commonly witnessed across many cities of Iran now, and the saddest part is that they’re mostly from young unemployed people; under such harsh economic pressures, they give up their own body parts (kidney, liver, cornea, and much more) just to be able to afford their daily needs.

Corruption in Iran Results in Malnutrition for the Children

By Staff Writer

The number of Iranian people living in poverty continues to grow, and many children are suffering from illnesses due to inadequate amounts of food. Poverty is an important factor of the increasing malnutrition among Iranian children, who may go on to experience physical and mental disabilities.

2018 Annual Report 0f the Iran Human Rights Monitor

By Staff Writer

The 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be celebrated on Human Rights Day this year. This document proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being. In contrast, the Iran Human Rights Monitor has published its annual report for 2018.

Signs of a Faltering Regime in Iran

By Reza Shafiee

Hardly anyone believes these days that Tehran's regime is in control. Second round of US sanctions hit hard Iran's theocratic regime on November 4th; a day meaningful both for Iran and the United States. November 4, 1979 marks the start of a 444 days of captivity for American diplomats in Iran. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani's new plan is "hope-therapy" for pushing back against protests caused by economic challenges in the country. That does not mean the Iranian regime has slowed down the crackdown on protesters. The regime hanged over 30 prisoners in November.