Tuesday May 23, 2017

Rally in Austria denouncing human rights abuses in Iran

A rally was held in central Vienna, Austria on Wednesday with the aim of denouncing President Hassan Rouhani’s acceptance of human rights abuses in Iran. Rouhani was due to visit Vienna on Wednesday and Thursday, but the trip was cancelled at the last minute.


“No to Rouhani” rally to take place in Vienna tomorrow

Supporters of the PMOI (People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran) will protest in Vienna on Wednesday 30th March against the many human rights violations committed by the Iranian regime – namely the horrific mass executions, arbitrary sentences for so-called crimes and the export of Islamic terrorism. The organisers aim to bring attention to the human rights violations that are spiralling out of control, not just in Iran but throughout the region.


MEPs voice their support for the Iranian Resistance

Several prominent Members of the European Parliament have spoken out against the Iranian regime and the horrifying abuses the Iranian people are suffering on a daily basis. 

Mr. Milan Zver, an MEP from Slovenia, has called on European governments to support Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance. The Resistance, he says, is the best alternative to the mullahs’ regime.


Man sentenced to have eye gouged out in Iran - report

The Iranian regime's Supreme Court has sentenced a man to have his eye gouged out after blinding another man in a street fight. 

The 28-year-old, identified only as Saman, was convicted under Iran’s strict retribution laws after fighting in the street with his then 25-year-old victim when he was 23, according to a report in Britain's Independent.


IRAN: Arrests during Nowrouz and accounts of abuse in Minab jail

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reported on its website ( ) that at least 20 members of Iran's Kurdish minority were arrested or kidnapped over the Nowrouz (Iranian New Year) holiday period.

Twenty people have been transferred to detention and interrogation centres or prisons in western Iran (Sanandaj and Bukan). Four siblings of Farhad Vakili, the Kurdish political prisoner who was executed in 2010, were some of those held in Sanandaj.