Iran: Temporary Pause of the Strike by Political Prisoners

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht - Karaj, west of the capital Tehran, after 40 days of hunger strike announced temporary pause of their strike on Thursday September 7.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Following the uprising of the people of Baneh and the protests in other cities in the provinces of Kurdistan and West Azerbaijan in protest to the killing of porters, the clerical regime has intensified repression and arrests, and the interrogation and street arrests in these areas.

Civil and Political Activists Support Hunger Striking Political Prisoners

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - On September 6, on the 38th day of the hunger strike of a group of political prisoners in the Gohardasht Prison in Karaj west of the capital Tehran, a number of families of these prisoners, and civil and political activists, while supporting the legitimate demands of these prisoners, expressed concerns over their well-being and urged them to end their hunger strike.

 

Iran Roads in Critical Conditions

NCRI - An intercity bus carrying schoolgirls was overturned in Iran’s southern province of Fars on Friday, September 1, following which the state media reported on dozens of schoolgirls being killed or wounded.

Mr Struan Stevenson
By NCRI Staff

NCRI - Speaking at a rally by Iranians in London calling for human rights in their country on Saturday, Mr Struan Stevenson, former chair of European Parliament’s official Delegation for Relations with Iraq urged the EU Foreign Policy chief to speak out against “despicable situation of human rights” in Iran.

Professor Rita Süssmuth

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - A group of German MPs and former government officials called on EU to intervene to save the lives of Iranian political prisoners who are on a prolonged hunger strike in Gohardasht Prison.

Yves Bonnet

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - In a speech at a conference held in Paris, former head of France's domestic intelligence agency, Mr. Yves Bonnet described the “horrific magnitude” and “methodology” of 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran, as its two fundamental aspects of this crime against humanity that should not go unpunished.

 Secretary General of the U.N

The Secretary-General of U.N. transmitted to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, which has been submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 34/23.