Iran arrests four for reporting on floods

Iran Arrests Four for Reporting on Floods

Armin Baldwin 09 April 2019 188 Hits

By Armin Baldwin

The Tehran Chief of Police admitted that four people were arrested in Iran’s capital for “spreading rumours” about the Regime’s incompetence during the recent floods that have ravaged almost all of Iran, including Tehran, for the past 21 days.

Hossein Rahimi said: “All officials, including government officials and the armed forces, made great efforts during the floods, but unfortunately some people have destroyed their image.”

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No International Relief Offered to Iran's Flood Victims

Armin Baldwin 05 April 2019 261 Hits

By Armin Baldwin

More than two weeks have passed and there is still no sign of international relief for the victims of the devastating floods that struck some two dozen Provinces in Iran. Remarkably, European countries and the US, who usually volunteer relief efforts in natural disasters, have sent messages of sympathy, but no relief efforts have been offered to Iran.

Iran Massacre of 1988

Ebrahim Raissi, Who Was Involved in the Massacre of 1988 Is Appointed Head of Iran's Judiciary

Azita Carlson 18 March 2019 250 Hits

By Azita Carlson

On March 7th, Ebrahim Raissi was officially appointed to head the judiciary of the regime by the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei.

Raissi is notorious among Iranians for his part in the Massacre of 1988, when some 30,000 political prisoners were executed. In fact, during the last presidential elections in 2017, popular reactions to his candidacy were so intense that Khamenei failed to implement what he calls “electoral genius” to bring his favorite to the head of the judiciary.

Iran: Human Rights

Iran: Human Rights Violations Continue to Rise

Azita Carlson 12 March 2019 488 Hits

By Azita Carlson

International media outlets have given little attention to Iran’s human rights abuses, even though a report published last month by Amnesty International indicates that human rights abuses have reached a new high. In fact, the Oslo-based non-governmental organization, Iran Human Rights, maintains that at least 273 people were executed in Iran in 2018.

Mohammed Al Jaber the Saudi Ambassador to Yemen

At Geneva Conference for Providing Humanitarian Aid for Yemen, Iran Was Condemned

Navid Felker 05 March 2019 222 Hits

by Navid  Felker

Mohammed Al Jaber, the Saudi Ambassador to Yemen, has condemned Iran's continued involvement in Yemen. At the recent Geneva conference regarding the financing of the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Jabar criticized Iran’s absence, and cited its nonexistent provision of any humanitarian aid.

Crackdown on Christian Converts Escalates in Iran

Crackdown on Christian Converts Escalates in Iran

Editor 22 February 2019 230 Hits

By Staff writer, SF

Islam forbids its followers from converting to another religion, so in countries where religious law applies, converts can be prosecuted. The numbers of converts to Christianity has been rising in Iran in recent years, reaching tens of thousands or more according to some estimates.

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