Supporters of Iranian dissident cleric Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi have called for international pressure to force the mullahs’ regime to end his imprisonment and maltreatment.
Ayatollah Boroujerdi, 57, has spent nearly 10 years in the Iranian regime’s jails due to his opposition to clerical rule. He was arrested in Tehran on October 8, 2006. He is currently held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison.
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Relatives of the victims of Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners have sent a report from their attempt to visit their loved ones’ mass grave in Khavaran Cemetery, south-east of Tehran.
The sister of one of the martyrs of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) writes: “On the final Friday of the [Iranian calendar] year on March 18, I went to Khavaran. I just had enough time to spread the flower petals from the flowers in the vase I had taken there on the canal. The authorities quickly expelled us.” Continue reading Relatives of Iran’s executed dissidents expelled from cemetery
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Political experts and economists alike are discussing how Iran is engulfed in a dire economic crisis paralyzing the country. While actual reports can hardly be obtained about the true status of Iran’s crumbling economy, a brief glance at what is available provides us with an image of the scope of the destruction overwhelming Iran’s economy at the hands of the mullahs sitting on the throne in Tehran. This despite all the promises of change to come following the nuclear pact and “reformists” gaining the upper hand in the sham twin elections in late February. Continue reading Why Can’t Iran’s Economy Revive?
Members of the United States House of Representatives have submitted a new resolution on the rights of thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) for adoption in Congress. The resolution “H. RES. 650” was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on March 17. It is sponsored by Republican Rep. Ted Poe and co-sponsored by Democratic Reps. Brian Higgins, Albio Sires, and Brad Sherman. Continue reading Draft resolution in U.S. Congress seeks protection for MEK in Camp Liberty
The United Nations Human Rights Council voted on Wednesday to extend the mandate of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. Continue reading UN extends mandate of human rights monitor for Iran
Iranian political prisoner Saeed Masouri has written to the current session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to expose recent further aggressions against political prisoners in Iran by the mullahs’ regime following the publication of an earlier joint letter to the council by political prisoners urging it to extend the mandate of its investigator on human rights abuses in Iran. Continue reading Iran political prisoner Saeed Masouri writes to UN Human Rights Council
There are days in the histories of nations that can never be forgotten, acting as sources of major pride for their countries.
The day when Iran’s oil industry was nationalized. The days when the Iranian people’s legitimate democratic resistance was delisted from blacklists on both sides of the Atlantic. Continue reading Iran: A Day to Remember