Ken Blackwell, a former US ambassador at the UN Human Rights Commission and Mayor of Cincinnati, on Monday urged the Obama administration to change its Iran policy to reflect the wishes of the Iranian people. In an article in TownHall, Blackwell said "the regime we are dealing with today is the same violent, religiously extremist regime that drove so many of its citizens to flee the country or face death after the Iranian Revolution."
Political prisoners being held in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj issued a statement that condemns the interference and aggression shown by the clerical regime of Iran in Yemen.
U.S. Congress must review any agreement the U.S. and other world powers may reach with the Iranian regime on curbing its nuclear program, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Sunday.
The European Union is set to put 40 shipping firms controlled or otherwise linked to the Iranian regime Shipping Lines (IRISL) on a list of sanctioned groups according to a Reuters report.
The current Iranian regime, one that is subsumed with ‘Mullahs’ has once again called for a correction of the ‘true’ image of Islam, one they coerce the Iranians to follow. A protest erupted in Tehran, after Iranian police began removing satellite dishes from the roofs of homes and hurling them into the street below. It was only halted, when there was fear that the protest could spread to other areas of the city.
This police action was part of the latest crackdown on satellite TV by the regime's rulers, who have also used teenage members of the Basij paramilitary force, an organization of civilian volunteers, to remove dishes and confiscate satellite equipment in other parts of the country.
According to reports, the Supreme Court of Iran has confirmed the sentences of eight social media activists, who have been given a combined 133 years in prison for the ‘crime’ of criticizing the regime on Facebook. Initially, they had been charged with “colluding and gathering against national security, propaganda activities against the system, insulting sacred symbols, insulting the head of the government branches and insulting specific individuals.”