Amnesty International-Iran-Human Rights
Amnesty International-Iran-Human Rights

By Staff Writer

The Iran that exists today is vastly different to the Iran that the history books tell us about. A country with such a colourful and spectacular history is currently being destroyed by the corrupt leadership that is torturing and executing its people for arbitrary reasons.

Bahman Varmezyar
Bahman Varmezyar

By Staff Writer

It has been a few weeks since the painful execution of a young athlete in Iran. Bahman’s death sentence was suspended last minute, and the news of his pardon was also released to his family; but the regime’s judiciary went ahead with his execution the next day, with everyone in utter disbelief.

Iran Regime Killing the kolbarsporter (kolbar)
Iran Regime Killing the kolbarsporter (kolbar)

By Staff Writer

His name is Jamil and he is 24. He got married four years ago and now has an eight month baby girl.

Jamil used to be a porter (kolbar) for one year, up until November 3, 2017, when he was shot and injured and had to stay at home.

 

Payam Shakiba, a political prisoner, a political prisoner in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran in Iran, wrote the following message marking International Labor Day.

“In this time period and following the 2017/2018 uprising, and considering the explosive status of our society, the Iranian regime lacks the ability to respond to any of the numerous crises it is facing.

 

Sadeq Larijani, head of the judiciary

NCRI Staff

NCRI - While the beating of a girl by Iran regime's so-called “Guidance Patrol” has caused people’s outrage, the head of the regime's judiciary says police “must not retreat a single step”.

 

Iran: 19 Executions In One Week

Iranian regime sent 19 prisoners to the gallows in cities of Gohardasht, Urmia, Hamedan,Tabriz, Kermanshah and Ilam prisons. Eight of the executed were hanged collectively in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj on April 18th.

 

 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.