1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

Amnesty International Reports on Iran's Year of Shame and the 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners

Editor 21 February 2019 365 Hits

By Atousa Pilger

Year of Shame and Iran: Blood Soaked Secrets are the titles of Amnesty International’s latest reports.

Indeed, 2018 was a year of upheaval and shame in Iran, beginning with the uprising that started in Mashhad and quickly spread across the country, and ending with the continued protests and demonstrations that have reached across the social strata of Iranian citizens.

Images of political prisoners executed in Iran in the summer of 1988

Iran's Horrific Crime Remains Unpunished

Editor 29 January 2019 264 Hits

By Staff writer, SF

Toward the end of the war between Iran and Iraq, during the summer of 1988, the first Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic, Ruhollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa that resulted in a nationwide massacre of Iranian political prisoners. All people who remained loyal to supporting the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) were executed.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliff

Iran's Treatment of Dual Nationals Shows That There Are No Moderates in the Regime

Editor 22 January 2019 300 Hits

By Staff writer, SF

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is often lauded as a moderate because he publically calls for increased ties with the West and skilled Iranians abroad to return to the country, but the treatment of dual nationals in Iran shows that Rouhani is anything but, according to political scientist Dr Majid Rafizadeh.

Human rights defenders Nasrin Sotoudeh and Mohammad Najafi

Iranian Regime Orders Crackdown on Lawyers

Editor 13 December 2018 824 Hits

by Atousa Pilger

The Iranian regime is being put under increasing pressure by the people of Iran. The people have been protesting and holding anti-government demonstrations for almost a year and with every day that goes past, the Iranian regime is realising that the threat is not going to dissipate.

Iran’s propaganda campaign to dismiss anti-Semitic allegations

Iran's Propaganda Campaign to Dismiss Anti-Semitic Allegations

Editor 11 December 2018 400 Hits

by Staff writer, SF

We’ve spoken a lot on here about the Iranian Regime’s propaganda campaign, which combines fake news, disinformation agents, and cherry-picked examples to present a PR-friendly version of the mullahs.

Now, it’s time to talk about the Regime’s efforts to disguise their anti-Semitic rhetoric as legitimate opposition to an evil Zionist enterprise, which has sucked in some major US news organisations.

Secret Executions’ in Iran

Ethnic Arabs Detainees Victims of 'Secret Executions’ in Iran?

Editor 15 November 2018 403 Hits

by Staff writer, SF

In Iran, hundreds of members of the Arab ethnic minority are being sequestered. Now, Amnesty International has stepped in and requested immediate information about them from regime authorities.

Following reports that twenty-two men have been executed “in secret”, the human rights group made the call on November 14th. Iranian officials have dismissed these reports.

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