Iran Elections: Divisions Deepen, Troubles Escalate

By Shahriar Kia oosted onhttp://newsblaze.com/story/20160225010014shak.nb/topstory.html

After the so-called moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani returned from his tour in Europe where he signed new economic deals with major corporates in Italy and France, the supreme leader Ali Khamenei was already thinking ahead to his next dilemma: the February 26th twin “elections.” Continue reading Iran Elections: Divisions Deepen, Troubles Escalate

Iraq: Camp Liberty residents protest rights violations, lack of security

Nearly three months after the launching of 80 rockets on an Iranian refugees camp located near Baghdad International Airport leaving 24 residents killed and more than 100 injured, a group of residents held a rally demanding protection and guarantees for their basic rights. The protesters raised placards emphasizing on the responsibilities of the United Nations and U.S. government regarding the residents’ protection, and called for urgent action to stop all prison-making measures carried out in this camp.
Continue reading Iraq: Camp Liberty residents protest rights violations, lack of security

200 UK lawmakers announce new Iran policy

Cross party UK parliamentary delegation meets Iran’s opposition leader
Statement by Rt. Hon. David Jones MP, former Secretary of State for Wales, 12 February 2016:
More than 200 cross-Party MPs and Peers today called on the UK government to adopt a firm policy towards Iran and make any improvement in bilateral relations conditioned on an end to human rights abuses and regional meddling. The announcement was unveiled at a meeting attended by a delegation of eight MPs and one member of the House of Lords with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, north of Paris at the headquarters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
Continue reading 200 UK lawmakers announce new Iran policy

World must wake up to human rights abuses in Iran: Mark Williams MP

Speaking at a meeting of a cross-party delegation of British lawmakers with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, on Friday in Paris, Mr. Mark Williams, a Member of Parliament from the United Kingdom, urged policy makers in the West to listen to the Iranian Resistance’s warnings about human rights violations taking place in Iran.
“The world needs to wake up to the human rights violations in Iran,” he said.
“I would suggest to decision makers around the world that they take note of the wise warnings of the PMOI [the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran – MEK] and Madam Maryam Rajavi, because so many of their warnings in the past have been borne out by historical subsequent facts,” he added.

Continue reading World must wake up to human rights abuses in Iran: Mark Williams MP

Iran: For ex-political prisoner Rouhani is a criminal

“You cannot take his photo, lest they recognize the place he lives”… To meet Farzhad Madadzadeh, the Iranian human rights activist of 29 who fled his country in August 2015, requires serious precautions. The activist spent five years in prison sadly Tehran and Karaj famous. He was tortured, “physically and psychologically “, a French daily writes. Continue reading Iran: For ex-political prisoner Rouhani is a criminal

U.N. panel rebukes Iran for allowing forced marriage, execution at nine years old

Iran’s regime must reform its laws that allows girls as young as nine to be executed for crimes or forced marriage with much older husbands, a United Nations watchdog said on Thursday.
Iran continues to execute children and youth who committed a crime while under 18 years of age, in violation of international standards, the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said, after its 18 independent experts reviewed Iran and 13 other countries. Continue reading U.N. panel rebukes Iran for allowing forced marriage, execution at nine years old

Thousands of Iranians protest against Rouhani in Paris

Hassan Rouhani is one of the most senior officials responsible for violations of human rights in Iran and massacre in the region

President of clerical regime Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Paris was met with a wave of protests by Iranians, French political figures, human rights organizations and activists, and French citizens. Thursday at noon, in a large demonstration in Paris (Place Denfert-Rochereau) protestors called on the French officials to chastise Rouhani for the dire situation of human rights in Iran, the policy of export of terrorism and fundamentalism, and the destructive conflicts in the region, especially for buttressing the criminal President of Syria Bashar al-Assad.
Continue reading Thousands of Iranians protest against Rouhani in Paris