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COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE OPENS ITS SIXTY-SECOND SESSION

The United Nations office at Geneva, 6 November 2017 The Committee against Torture this morning opened its sixty-second session, hearing a statement by Paulo David, ...

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Iran; A brutal torturer and a criminal member of IRGC appointed top inspector of Khamenei office

Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the clerical regime, appointed Hussein Fada'i, an old torturer of Evin prison and one of the IRGC commanders during the Iran-Iraq War, as ...

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U.N. rights rapporteur condemns harassment of journalists in Iran

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) Oct. 27, 2017 - A U.N. special rapporteur said on Thursday there had been little change in the human rights situation in Iran over the past ...

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Iran: Doctor and academic sentenced to death: Dr Ahmadreza Djalali

Amnesty International, 27 October 2017 - Amnesty International has issued a statement saying that Dr Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian-born Swedish resident and academic, ...

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Iran: Prisoner endured brutal tortures at the hands of the mullahs

IRAN, Zahedan (southeastern Iran) 26 October-- An Iranian-born Afghan prisoner, arrested at age of 16, wrote a letter to expose the brutal tortures that were imposed on ...

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New US policy must account for Iran's human rights abuses

By Ali Safavi, The Hill, Oct. 11, 2017 - Twice since taking office, President Trump has certified Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint ...

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What are the policy options for dealing with Iranian regime?

By: F. Mahmoudi Al Arabiya, 9 October 2017-- On browsing social media accounts of Iranian activists — on Feacebook, Twitter, Telegram and Instagram — one ...

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Iran : A political prisoner on the sixty-ninth day of his hunger strike After 24 Years Imprisonment

IRAN, KARAj- A political prisoner in Gohardasht prison in Karaj is on the sixty-ninth day of his hunger strike. Mohammad Nazari, the Kurdish political prisoner, has been ...

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Iran: Shocking video of Iranian guards beating and forcing detainees to bark like dogs

IRAN, Ahwaz, A video shared on social media showed Iranian regime suppressive security forces viciously beating and humiliating blindfolded Ahwazi Arab activists ...

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U.S. judge orders Iran to pay $63 million to ex-Marine tortured, imprisoned for 4 years

By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post, September 29 - A U.S. judge Friday ordered the government of Iran to pay $63 million in damages to Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. ...

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Torture during interrogations not just wrong but also counterproductive – UN rights chief

22 September 2017 – The torture and ill-treatment of persons suspected of crimes is not only “deeply wrong” but, from an interrogator's perspective, also ...

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A U.S. President Is Finally Speaking Up for the People of Iran

• BY JOHN HANNAH Foreign Policy, Sept. 22, 2017 - A note about the Iran section of President Donald Trump’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly. While his lambasting of ...

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Iran: 13 executions in one day, including 2 executions in public and hand amputation of three inmates in Qom

The Iranian Resistance calls on all international human rights authorities and organizations, in particular the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Special ...

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Tillerson raps some U.S. allies for religious freedom violations, slams IS

WASHINGTON, August, 16, 2017-- Tillerson commented at the State Department while introducing the agency's annual report on religious freedom, required by a 1998 act of ...

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Iran: Political Prisoners in Ward 4 of Gohardasht Prison in Danger

Brussels August 15, 2017-- Following the recent savage attack to political prisoners by Iranian regime, Mr Gérard Deprez ,MEP and Chair of the Friends of a Free ...

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Tortured by 'Moderates'

The Weekly Standard, from Aug 21, 2017 - Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for his second term as president of Iran on August 5, surrounded by fresh flowers, fervent ...

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Video: The Truth About Iran's Evin Prison

Heshmat Alavi Forbes, JUL 20, 2017 - Two months have passed since the May presidential “elections” in Iran that saw the incumbent Hassan Rouhani reach a ...

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‘FREE IRAN’ CONFERENCE CONDEMNS TEHRAN’S HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

VocalEurope, July 17, 2017 - The annual “Free Iran” gathering of the Iranian Resistance, People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), commenced on July 1st ...

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Facing up to Iran

By Hassan Mahmoudi American Thinker, July 10, 2017 - After eight years of Barack Obama‘s strategy of “patience” towards Iran, the Trump ...

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Iran: Murdered Under Torture, His Family Forced to Deny Regime's Intelligence Murdered Their Loved One

Iran, 14 June 2017-- Diyako Hashemi, 24, from Kermanshah a city in west of Iran, was arrested upon returning from Finland. His dead body was handed over to his family 40 ...

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Iran: Seven Years of Illness and Uncertainty, a Report on the Status of an Imprisoned Father and Son

Iran, 11 June 2017-- Two political prisoners, a father and a son, after enduring more than seven years in prison in Section 350 of Evin Prison are still in a state of ...

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Slaughter of political prisoners in 1988

By Tony Duheaume Al Arabiya, 9 June 2017- Since the early days of the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s prisons and legal systems have been frequently used by the regime as a ...

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ANALYSIS: Did Khamenei gamble big by playing the Raisi card?

Al Arabiya, 24 May 2017 - There is no doubt that what is known as “presidential election” in Iran is held in a very oppressive atmosphere. It is fake and ...

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Trump’s Middle East Trip and Iran : How to Bring Peace?

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh The Baghdad Post, 24 May 2017 - Donald Trump embarked on his first trip overseas as President on May 19th. Destination, Saudi Arabia, of all places. ...

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Video: How to Secure and Stabilize the Middle East

Freedom Star, May 15, 2017 – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced at a press conference on April 19 that the White House is evaluating its policy on ...

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Iran: Political prisoner Ali Moezzi transferred to Fashafouyeh forced camp and call to save him

The Iranian Resistance warns about the risk to the life of political prisoner Ali Moezzi and calls on all international human rights organizations, particularly the High ...

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Iran’s Presidential Candidates’ Crimes Against Humanity

Clarion Project, April 30, 2017 - Iran’s presidential election is scheduled for May 19. Last week the Guardian Council, the body controlled by Supreme Leader Ali ...

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The nuclear deal takes center stage as Iran’s election campaign gets underway

Washington Post, April 28, 2017 - Iran’s short, intense presidential campaign kicked off Friday with the first televised debate featuring six candidates in a race ...

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Human Rights Abuser Up For Election Signals The Wrong Direction For Iran

Forbs, APR 22, 2017 - Last week, Ebrahim Raisi, a notorious human rights abuser, announced his candidacy for the upcoming sham Iranian presidential elections on May 19. ...

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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CONDEMNS “DEFAMATORY” IRANIAN PRESS REPORT

GENEVA (24 April 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Asma Jahangir, has denounced a ...

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