Struan Stevenson
By Struan Stevenson

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report highlights the huge significance of the uprising in Iran, which began on 28 December 2017. It shows how millions of ordinary Iranians bravely risked their lives to join mass public protests against the repressive theocratic regime that has held power in Iran for the past 39 years. The widespread nature of these demonstrations is without precedent. People have taken to the streets in some 140 cities across Iran.

British Lawmakers Urge Support for Iranian Women's Quest for Freedom

The British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF) issued the below press release following its conference in the parliament today in an early start to the celebration of International Women's Day:

Protests Against Presence of Iran Regime's Sanctioned Minister in U.N.

Protests as sanctioned Iran minister addresses UN rights meet
AFP: Feb. 27, 2018. Demonstrators gathered outside the UN in Geneva Tuesday and some diplomats left in protest over an address by Iran's justice minister to the rights council, despite facing Swiss and EU sanctions over rights violations.

U.S. Congressional Representatives Call on West to Support Iranian People's Desire to Change

Call for pressure on the Iranian regime to withdraw Quds forces and IRGC militiamen from the countries of the region
Two Republican delegates, Dana Rohrabacher and Judge Ted Poe, who are high-ranking members of the US House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee, called for western and international support for the Iranian people's movement for change.

Protests Against U.N. Speech by Iran Regime's Minister
NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Iranian community in Switzerland, supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), on Tuesday held a rally in front of the UN Headquarters in Geneva against Alireza Avaei, Justice Minster of the clerical regime, at the Human Rights Council.

European Parliament

Press release- Brussels- Friends of a Free Iran in European Parliament – 26 February 2018
We have been shocked by the reports that Seyyed Alireza Avaei (a.k.a Avaee), who is currently Minister of “Justice” in the cabinet of President Rouhani, is scheduled to speak before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva tomorrow 27 February 2018.

Senior U.S. Lawmakers Meet Maryam Rajavi

Lawmakers call for comprehensive sanctions against the regime, expulsion of the IRGC from the region
Senior Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the United States House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chair of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, and Judge Ted Poe (R-TX), Chair of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation and Trade, met with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Google Bans Iran Regime's Spyware App
NCRI Staff

NCRI - Google has removed an Iranian Regime-backed app from the Google Play store and banned its developer from the platform, over fears that it may be used to spy on users, thanks to information from an Iranian Resistance group.

European Parliament, Friends of a Free Iran (FoFI)

European Parliament, Friends of a Free Iran (FoFI)

Press release- Strasbourg - February 7, 2018

On Wednesday, 7 February, the 39th anniversary of the 1979 anti-monarchic revolution, a special meeting in support of the Iran uprising was held in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Dozens of MEPs from various political groups participated and spoke about the nationwide protests which shook Iran and spread to 142 cities and to all 31 provinces.

Struan Stevenson
By Struan Stevenson

On Thursday evening, 1st February, many cities in Iran once again witnessed anti-government protests. According to various reports, there were clashes between young people and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in at least 14 cities. It was the second wave of the nationwide protests that have shaken Iran since 28 December 2017.