Human Rights
Friday July 21, 2017

Iran regime suppression of people on the rise

Iran oppression of peopleThe Iranian regime is planning on further suppression on the people of this country.

In a so called “security and judicial seminar” on Sunday, the Governor, Prosecutor General and State Security Force (SSF) commander of Qom Province, located south of the Iranian capitol, Tehran, jointly called for further suppression of the people’s uprisings by the SSF, the official news agency, IRNA reported today.

The Governor of Qom Abbas Mohtaj said, “If there are shortcomings regarding (security), these people create disorder and insecurity.”

Iran executes 21 including 4 women in two weeks.

Executions in iran - Public Hanging
Victim smiles at the noose and the executioner at the latest public hanging in Iran
Stop Fundamentalism, June 25 - While the international pressure on Iranian regime mounts to ensure the mullahs accept the incentive package and suspend their nuclear developments internally the oppression level on the Iranian rises to new heights.

In order to keep the situation under control, the Iranian regime has executed at least 21 people including 4 women in the past two weeks.

Defiant Iran insults new Human Rights Council

Saied Mortazavi
Mortazavi, was directly responsible for Zahra Kazimi’s death
Once again the mullahs’ regime deliberately insults the international community.  This time by sending some notorious anti-human rights characters among its delegation to the United Nations new Human Rights Council in Geneva.

One character, well known for his involvement in torture and killing of many Iranians is Saeed Mortazavi, the Prosecutor General of Tehran.

Mortazavi, was directly responsible for Zahra Kazimi’s death. An Iranian-Canadian-photojournalist, who was raped, tortured and killed by Mortazavi himself in the Evin prison in 2003.  Kazemi’s death received international attention as it created a serious rift in the relationship between Iran and Canada at the time.

"His presence at the Human Rights Council is really shocking. It is an insult to the victims of repression in Iran," Lynn Tehini, of the journalist's rights group Reporters Without Borders, told AFP.

Journalists arrested for covering women’s protest in Tehran, Iran

Stop Fundamentalism – Peyk Iran, news daily published in Iran, reported on June 24 that many reporters covering the demonstration for women’s rights in Tehran were beaten and arrested by security forces and taken to an undisclosed location.

Among them were Jeylah Bany Yaqoub and Bahman Ahmadi Amouye which are well known experienced reporters and Taraneh Bany Yaqoub a reporter and a web logger.

Iran Azeris crackdown continue

Iran Azeris uprisingStop Fundamentalism - Two weeks after the uprisings in the four Azeri speaking provinces in northwestern Iran, a violent crackdown and torture of those arrested, especially the students, continue.

A recent report indicated that an 80-year-old man by the name of Eivaz Sayyadi, who was wounded during one of the demonstrations by the security forces, died in hospital.  The killing of an 80-year-old man sets a new precedence unseen in many countries controlled by dictators.

What is noteworthy is that the Intelligence Ministry has told the family of the victim not to announce the death of the old man and limit the burial ceremony to close family and friends only.

Due to the extent of the crackdown and the complete censorship of the news about the uprising, the number of those killed or injured during the demonstrations is still unknown. 

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