Iran’s fundamentalist regime on Monday paraded two young men in the streets of Pakdasht, south-east of Tehran, a derogatory act used to discourage social dissent by Iranian youths.
The commander of the regime’s suppressive security forces in Pakdasht said the degrading punishment was ordered by the regime’s judiciary officials.
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Iran’s regime has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a headscarf, Tehran’s traffic police said Tuesday, AFP reported.
“Over the past eight months, more than 40,000 cases of bad hijab (headscarf) have been dealt with,” said Brigadier General Teymour Hosseini, quoted by the state-run ISNA news agency.
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The United Nations Refugee Agency on Monday published an updated statement on the situation of several thousand members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), in Camp Liberty in Iraq.
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Maryam Rajavi: Human rights and freedom can be reestablished in Iran through struggle and uprising
Daesh or ISIS found the opportunity to grow and expand with the support of Bashar Assad, and it will not be destroyed with Assad in power
On the eve of the International Human Rights Day, the Union of Iranian Associations in Europe sponsored a meeting on Tuesday, December 8, in the presence of Iranian Resistance’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi, Senator Joseph Lieberman, former U.S. Democratic Party Nominee for vice-president, and Professor Alejo Vidal Quadras, former Vice President of the European Parliament.
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By Shahriar Kia
Despite the fact that a chorus of so-called Iranian human rights advocates, many dispatched by the regime in Tehran, began to place their weight behind the nuclear deal between P5+1 and Iran, the opposition had beforehand warned of a resulting crackdown. The mullahs in Iran consider the nuclear agreement, and in fact any other pact signed with any party, or parties, of the international community as a green light to step up human rights violations and deadly meddling across the globe. Therefore, recent arrests of journalists and other such measures are of no surprise.
Continue reading Crackdown on the rise in Iran after nuclear pact; no surprise
President Obama on has signed the annual U.S. defense policy bill that includes a seven points amendment on the security and protection of members of Iranian opposition, People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq.
The bill approved by the United States House of Representatives and Senate, which has been signed to a law by President Barack Obama on 25 November 2015 states:
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The brutal attack of October 29, 2015 against Camp Liberty in Iraq met international condemnation including by senior U.S., EU and UN officials. This attack by powerful rockets left 24 members of People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) dead and scores wounded and destroyed sections of this camp. The residents in Camp Liberty are all protected persons by the Fourth Geneva Convention and “people of concern” and asylum-seekers for the UNHCR.
Continue reading Iraqi tribes condemn Iranian regime’s plots against Camp Liberty residents