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Camp Ashraf in Iraq: Spanish court investigates a close ally of Maliki

A Spanish court investigation is to include Faleh al-Fayad, security adviser to the Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. This comes in the wake of a complaint filed against him as a person responsible for serious breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention for his alleged involvement in the killings on April 8, 2011, and September 1, 2013, of protected persons under the Fourth Geneva Convention living in Camp Ashraf, according to the decision.

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Camp Liberty residents want their camp connected to Iraq's national electric grid

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 22:59

Protest in Camp LibertyA group of residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq staged a protest against the tyrannical siege imposed on their camp by the Iraqi agents and called on the United Nations and the Government of Iraq to connect their camp to the national electric grid, Iraqi al-Taghier TV reported.

Camp Liberty which is located close to the Baghdad International Airport is home to over 2500 Iranian dissidents who are under an inhuman siege by the Iraqi forces affiliated with the Iranian regime.

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Iran: Ex-Tehran University chancellor calls for international trial of Iranian regime

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:24

Dr Mahammad MalekiDr. Mohammad Maleki, the first president of Tehran University after the fall of the Shah in 1979, protested against repression under the mullahs’ dictatorship and expressed readiness to testify before any international court against the Islamic Republic concerning the large number of executions and the ill treatment of prisoners, especially the massacre of political prisoners in Iran.

Dr. Maleki said in interview, “Western states and international organizations are looking for their own interests and are not interested in the situation of human rights in Iran.”

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Unrests in Iran quickly turn political, why?

Saturday, 23 May 2015 19:38

Protests in TabrizJust a few days after the uprising of the people and the youth in city of Mahabad (northwestern Iran) and while the Kurdish cities were restive, last Friday, we had another protest move against the dictatorial regime by the youth attending a soccer match.

No wonder that Iranian regime leaders, including Khamenei and Rouhani, were warning of the explosive state of the society, especially the youth in Iran. Regime’s president Hassan Rouhani said, “We should be very watchful about the youth… our young generation is in a special situation”.

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IRAN: Senior Cleric Urges Handing Down More Amputation Sentences

Saturday, 23 May 2015 21:04

Naeem AbadiA high ranking Iranian cleric who is the representative of the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader in a Hormozgan province (southern Iran) has called for more inhumane punishment of hand amputations to be carried out.

Ghulam Ali Naeem Abadi, who regularly speaks at the state-organized weekly Friday Prayers sermon in the city of Bandar Abbas, said on Wednesday in city of Mashhad: “If the hands of a few of those who commit thievery in the society be cut off, they would set as examples for the others and security will be restored.”

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Iranian teachers protest in city of Bushehr

Friday, 29 May 2015 11:31

Archive: Demonstrating TeachersA group of Iranian teachers gathered Thursday outside the local office of the Education Ministry in the city of Bushehr (southern Iran) to protest job discrimination and unpaid wages.

During the past few months, tens of thousands of teachers in close to 70 cities in 27 provinces concurrently held protest gatherings against oppression and injustice by the clerical regime in Iran.

The protests followed arrests of many teachers by the mullahs’ intelligence ministry.

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Iran: Prisoner hanged in football field

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 23:00

Archive: Sabzevar 2013-01-16The Iranian regime henchmen hanged at least ten prisoners including one in public in a soccer field on Tuesday.

According to a report by the state-run daily Jomhouri Islami a man was hanged in the municipality’s soccer field in the city of the Minab. The victim was identified as Ayob Torkamani.

The international governing body of football had previously warned Iranian regime about executions of prisoners on the football fields.

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IRAN: Worker arrested for protesting unpaid wages

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 18:36

Protesting WorkersSome one thousand workers from Safa Pipe Rolling Mill in the city of Saveh continue their strike, which began early May, demanding payment of 16 months unpaid insurance premiums and four months’ worth of late salaries.

The Iranian regime, rather than responding to their rightful demand, arrested a worker’s representative.

At 10 PM on May 16, security agents arrested him at his home on the charge of inciting workers of Safa Pipe Rolling Mill.

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IRAN: 50 percent of graduates have no role in economy

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 19:15

Iranian YoungAn Iranian official announced that 50 percent of Iranian graduates stay at home. The unemployment rate of women in this sector was more than 30 percent. 5.7 million students and graduates of the country are inactive and have no role in production and economic added value.

In the most recent report on the state of the labor market and the unemployment of university graduates, Kourosh Parand, Deputy Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Welfare of the Iranian regime, said: "Right now, we have 5 million and 700 thousand students and graduates across the country who play no role in production and economic added value."

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Tunne Kelam: Stop attacks by the Iranian Government against humanitarian and social service organisations

Monday, 18 May 2015 20:18

Tunne KelamStatement by Tunne Kelam, Member of European Parliament

When in 2013 the new President of Iran Hassan Rouhani was elected, he promised that he would stop the political oppression and will restore civil freedoms and rights to all ethnic and religious groups. Sadly, during the following almost two years, the opposite has taken place. Clamping down on civilians and minorities that are trying to retain their identity and dignity, has seen a dramatic increase. As for the executions, Iran notoriously ranks among the three leading countries of the world. The Government-sponsored policy of violent intolerance has reached a point that the regime has begun to shut down even charity organisations which provide help for the needy and sick co-citizens.

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IRAN: Juvenile offender faces imminent execution

Sunday, 17 May 2015 23:59

Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International is urging the Iranian regime to halt the execution of a 24-year-old man is at imminent risk of execution, for a crime which took place while he was below 18 years of age.

Hamid Ahmadi, who has been convicted of fatally stabbing a man during a group fight that took place when he was 16 years old.

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Iran: Political prisoner Ali Moezzi’s lawyer barred from defending his client

Saturday, 16 May 2015 19:14

Ali MoezziThe Iranian regime’s judiciary has barred the lawyer of the political prisoner Ali Moezzi from defending him. Mr. Moezzi’s lawyer form accessing his client’s file. The prison term of Mr. Moezzi will end next month, but the Iranian regime has brought nes fabricated charges against him.

Cleric Asef Hosseini, head of the court branch in Karaj, prevented the lawyer of political prisoner Mr. Ali Moezzi from defending him.

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NCRI Representative Urges Attention to Domestic Unrest in Iran

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 10:03

Dowlat NowruziThe UK Representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Dowlat Nowrouzi, addressed the recent popular protests in Iran during an online Q&A session on Tuesday, May 12. In her remarks, Ms. Nowrouzi highlighted the recent protests by two major sections of the Iranian society: Teachers and laborers.

“The country is in turmoil and during the last month Iran has witnessed major protests by teachers and workers calling for higher salary, better living conditions, an end to the rampant corruption in the country but also the right to freedom of assembly and expression as well as the release of imprisoned colleagues. These protests come despite heavy repression and suppressive pre-emptive measures by the government and its security forces,” Nowrouzi said.

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IRAN: Iranshahr residents protest death of Baluchis by State Security Forces

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:01

Archive pictureOn Sunday, May 10, people of Mohammadabad and Karimabad villages, near Iranshahr in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, who were enraged by the death of two Baluchis, attacked the police station in Mohammadabad with wooden clubs and stones setting it ablaze. The protests in the region continued into late hours of Sunday night and protesters destroyed three vehicles belonging to the security forces and the municipality. Moreover, the Iranshahr-Bampour road was closed down by protestors.

Protests followed an act by the suppressive security forces in Mohammadabad police station who fired directly at a pickup truck causing it to crash. The crash caused the vehicle that was transporting diesel fuel to catch fire and the two Baluchi passengers of the vehicles tragically burned in the fire. Shots were fired at the vehicle on the pretext that it was smuggling fuel.

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IRAN: Anti-regime protests continued despite crackdown

Monday, 11 May 2015 18:09

Mahabad protests 05.11.2015Despite the repressive measures of the Iranian regime in the city of Mahabad, in the afternoon of Saturday, May 9, new clashes between young people in different parts of the city of Mahabad and security forces occurred. At least eight members of the security forces were punished by angry youth.

The people of Sardasht also demonstrated in solidarity with the people of Mahabad, chanting "We are all Farinaz" and "Mahabad is not alone", "Silence today, tomorrow worse". The suppressive forces tried to disperse the crowd by throwing tear gas and beating with batons and direct firing.

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Urgent Appeal

Flood in Liberty

Newsletter November

 

Introduction Bulletin

Former UN official makes revealing testimony to US Congress

The Guardian: Open Letter by British Dignitaries on Camp Liberty

Shocking UN report

Water shortage -Camp Liberty

Protection for Ashraf

Murderous attack on Camp Ashraf 8 April 2011




Conference - Women's Day

Interviews with handicapped and ill people of Ashraf

Ashraf the Message

Project - Ashraf The Message

News bulletin June 2012

News bulletin June 2012

23 June Gathering