The Iranian regime has cut off the hand of a prisoner at Kermanshah’s central prison, according to the state-run ISNA on Wednesday.

According to the news agency, during the implementation of the cruel and inhumane punishment, under a mullahs’ court order, other prisoners were forced to gather and watch in order to “learn a lesson.”

Shala JahedA female nurse, Shahla Jahed, 40, was hanged this morning in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison after eight years prison, accused of homicide.

The criminal sentence was carried out amid extensive efforts to save her life in recent years by women’s rights and human rights activists. Even the family of the person who was allegedly killed by her disapproved of her hanging. As a result of campaigns to save her life and following a reassessment of the case, her death sentence was dropped. However, the regime’s judiciary head Sadeq Larijani reaffirmed her sentence.

NCRI - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday expressed concern about a new crackdown on human rights activists and lawyers in Iran, according to the AFP.

The AFP said Navi Pillay highlighted the case of lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who staged a hunger strike for several weeks after her arrest on September 4.

NCRI – The Iranian regime has amputated a prisoner’s hand as punishment in the province of Khorasan, according to the state-run Khorasan daily on Tuesday.

The prisoner had his hand cut off in a gruesome act of punishment after undergoing a trial, according to the paper.

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s judiciary minister has revealed that the number of prisoners in Iran is more than double the normal capacity.

According to the state-run website Khabar Online on Monday, Morteza Bakhtiari, who is also a former interrogator, said, “The capacity of the country’s prisons is 85,000 people, but currently, there are over 200,000 prisoners.”

NematollahiThe clerical regime in Iran has sentenced 30 more Dervishes of the Nematollahi order to prison and flogging sentences on spurious pretexts.

The unjust sentences were handed down by the regime’s court in the city of Esfahan. The 30 Dervishes have been sentenced to at least a year in prison, flogging, and a ban on attending their religious ceremonies.

Atefah-SahaalehNCRI - The Iranian regime’s judiciary has sentenced two women to hanging, according to Herana news agency on Saturday.

Although one of the accused is not in stable psychological condition, the regime’s court ignored the woman’s condition and handed down a death sentence.

CanonCanada on Thursday welcomed a UN resolution condemning the deplorable human rights situation in Iran, calling the resolution a strong signal of support for the Iranian people while holding the Iranian regime accountable for its actions.

The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly this week adopted the resolution censuring systematic rights violations by the clerical regime. The Canadian Foreign Ministry issued a statement shortly after praising the UN vote.

The UN General Assembly’s Human Rights Committee passed a resolution on November 11 to end executions in the world. It marks the third such resolution since 2007 by the UN.

107 countries voted in favor of the resolution, with 38 voting against and 36 abstaining. The voting took place at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee in New York.

Markus LöningA human rights official in Germany has strongly criticized the Iranian regime’s abysmal and systematic human rights violations, saying that the German government considers such abuses to be unacceptable, Germany’s official radio station reported on Thursday.