Prison wardens in Iran’s notorious Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran, raided a prison ward on Monday 30th May, according to reports from inside the prison. During the raid on the ward that houses ordinary prisoners, inmates were harassed and their belongings were damaged, according to a report by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
The Iranian Resistance has called on Austrian political parties, parliamentarians and defenders of human rights to cancel the upcoming visit by the Iranian regime's President Hassan Rouhani.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran said in a statement that it "considers the planned trip of Rouhani, President of the religious, terrorist dictatorship ruling Iran, to Austria against the highest interests of the Iranian people and the countries in the region."
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.