Society
Monday June 26, 2017

Corruption in Iran sends school children to study in animal shelter

Conditions for Iranian school children have been described as worrying and shameful by a member of parliament in Iran.

Iran: Fundamentalist regime destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in crackdown

On Sunday the Iranian regime destroyed more than 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers according to an article published by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). This is the latest in the regime’s “widespread crackdown against the banned devices”.

“The destruction ceremony took place in Tehran in the presence of General Mohammad Reza Naghdi, head of the Iranian regime’s Basij militia, who warned of the impact that satellite television was having in society.” He said that most satellite channels “deviate the society’s morality and culture”. He added that he believed that televisions cause more divorce, addiction and insecurity in society.

80 percent of Iran affected by drought

Over three quarters of Iran is expected to face drought according to the regime’s officials and state media. This is despite the heavy rainfall being experienced in several areas of the country.

The head of the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center at the Iran Meteorological Organization (IRIMO), Shahrokh Fateh, told the state-run ISNA news agency on 6th May that short term rainfalls will have no change on the state of underground water.

Iran opposition group: Expel Rouhani from the UN

The main Iranian opposition coalition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), has strongly condemned the presence of Hassan Rouhani, President of the religious fascism ruling Iran, in New York and at the United Nations General Assembly. The NCRI said on Sunday in a statement that Rouhani is among the most senior officials involved in the production of the nuclear bomb, 120,000 political executions, and warmongering and slaughter in the region. This regime does not represent the Iranian people and its leaders, from whatever faction, should face justice for crimes against humanity in Iran. Iran’s seat at the United Nations should be given to its people and their legitimate resistance.

Patrick Kennedy: US must support democracy in Iran

Here's an excellent argument by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a Democrat, on the Iran nuclear deal and the need for the Obama administration to focus on supporting democracy in Iran. Mr. Kennedy's article appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday:

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