Arjang-UNA well-known political prisoner in Iran has released a letter asking the UN Secretary General to suspend the Iranian regime’s UN membership.

In a letter addressed to the “free peoples of the world” on day 64 of his hunger strike, Arjang Davoudi also recounted pressures and inhumane actions committed by the regime against political prisoners.

JoshanThe Iranian regime’s suppressive forces attacked the residence of two political prisoners this week, destroying and stealing property, according to Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran on Wednesday.

Mohammad Salam Joushan’s houses in Tehran’s Hakimieh district was raided by 8 agents on the orders of the chief interrogator of the Revolutionary Guards intelligence ward at Gohardasht Prison. Some windows and doors at the home were broken. A number of the family’s belongings were also either stolen or destroyed, according to the report.

Arjang DavodiA political prisoner held in Iran’s Gohardasht Prison, who has been on a hunger strike for over two months, vowed on Thursday that he will continue his strike until his demands are met.

Mr. Arjang Davoudi was arrested in October 2003 on charges of “working against national security.”

BoltonFollowing the latest revelations by the main Iranian opposition movement about the building of a secret nuclear facility by the Iranian regime, John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, said, “This opposition group has been right before on nuclear activities in Iran. And there's reason to believe they are right again.”

conf-usa1Bloomberg - Iran is developing a secret uranium enrichment site near Qazvin, 120 miles west of Tehran, a dissident group said today, citing satellite images of the area.

The facility is called Behjatad-Abyek and is code-named 311, according to the Iran Policy Committee, which supports the anti-regime People’s Mujahedeen of Iran.

GohardashtAccording to the “Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran,” a violent clash took place in Ward 1 of Gohardasht Prison in Karaj on Monday, which left seven inmates seriously wounded. Four of the injured were transferred to hospitals outside the prison due to the severity of their wounds.

One of the inmates identified as Javad Zare had one of his eyes surgically taken out at the prison clinic after he was stabbed in the face. Another prisoner who had deep head wounds was transferred to a hospital outside the prison.

IRGAC JafariThe commander-in-chief of the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has once again stressed that last year’s persistent protests by the Iranian people aimed at “overthrowing the establishment.”

Mohammad Ali Jafari made the comments in a speech to the regime’s agents, according to the state-run Fars news agency on Tuesday. He warned his audience that they face “a comprehensive, direct and many times more serious war with the enemies.”

1988On the 22nd anniversary of the mass execution of political prisoners in 1988 at the hands of the Iranian regime, political prisoners at Evin Prison commemorated the memories of the victims by holding a special ceremony on Friday.

The ceremony was called “A Night with Khavaran,” referring to Khavaran cemetery where some of the victims are buried in mass graves. More than 30,000 dissidents, a majority of whom were supporters of the main opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), were executed in groups in the Summer of 1988 by the clerical regime.

Man ZandanThe Iranian regime’s suppressive State Security Forces (SSF) murdered a prisoner in the southern city of Ahvaz under torture after 8 years of imprisonment, according to obtained reports by the Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran.

Shahin Rajabi Mourkani was arrested after clashes with SSF forces in Ahvaz. He spent 8 years in Ahvaz’s Karoun prison and Karaj’s Gohardasht prison.

Nasrin SotodehThe Iranian regime has arrested Nasrin Sotoudeh, an attorney who represented a number of political prisoners in Iran, charging her with “colluding against the establishment’s security.”

According to Nasim Ghanavi, Ms. Sotoudeh’s lawyer, the regime’s judicial authorities have said that she will remain in detention until further notice.