IRGC destroys network of female parties in Iran

IRGC Destroys Network of Female Parties in Iran

Atousa Pilger 01 August 2019 193 Hits

by Atousa Pilger

An official from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in Hamadan Province has reported the mass arrest of 20 women at a party, which they referred to as “dismantling the assembly of a women’s network aimed at promoting a Western lifestyle”.

During the summer of 1988, more than 30,000 political prisoners were executed following a fatwa that was issued by the then Supreme Leader. Most of those who died were members or supporters of the PMOI – the main opposition to the Iranian regime.

Iran: Regime Officials Defend 1988 Massacre

Azita Carlson 31 July 2019 181 Hits

By Azita Carlson

During the summer of 1988, more than 30,000 political prisoners were executed following a fatwa that was issued by the then Supreme Leader. Most of those who died were members or supporters of the PMOI – the main opposition to the Iranian regime.

So-called “death commissions” were set up to question prisoners about their beliefs and followings. If the prisoner so much as expressed sympathy with the PMOI, they were sent for execution.

Iranian political prisoner Peiman Mirzazadeh

Iran Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Navid Felker 31 July 2019 155 Hits

by Navid  Felker

Iranian political prisoner Peiman Mirzazadeh went on hunger strike yesterday to protest his unfair sentence of two years in prison and 100 lashes for the charges of “blasphemy” and “drinking alcohol”.

Mirzazadeh, who is being held in Urmia Prison in northwestern Iran, started his hunger strike the day after being flogged. Mirzazadeh was transferred to the 4th Branch of the Sentence Implementation Department on Sunday, where he received 100 lashes.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (3rd Left) is shown nuclear technology in Tehran, Iran

Iran Will Restart Heavy Water Plant in Violation of the Nuclear Deal

Armin Baldwin 30 July 2019 230 Hits

By Armin Baldwin

Iran’s nuclear chief said Tehran will resume activities at the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, according to the state-run ISNA news agency.

ISNA cited MP Mehrdad Lahouti, the spokesman for the “independent” faction of the Iranian parliament, as saying that during a meeting with lawmakers on Sunday, the matter of the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor was discussed and Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, made the decision to restart activities there.

Leader of the Iranian opposition: “We will take back Iran”

Leader of the Iranian Opposition: “We Will Take Back Iran”

Azita Carlson 27 July 2019 183 Hits

By Azita Carlson

The Washington Times has published a Special Report on the Free Iran gathering that took place in Ashraf 3 in Albania earlier this month. The publication showcased the wide range of speeches and messages of support from politicians, Members of Parliament, distinguished speakers, dignitaries and human rights figures from around the world.

Kellyanne Conway

Conway: White House Is “Clear” on Iran

Atousa Pilger 23 July 2019 162 Hits

by Atousa Pilger

Kellyanne Conway said Monday on Fox News that the White House’s message on Iran is clear -- the rogue state’s “maligned” behaviour cannot continue.

She told Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith, co-anchors the America’s Newsroom show, that: “The president’s been very, very clear… how he feels about the developments.”

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