• Amid wave of protests in Iran, UN rights chief urges impartial probe into all acts of violence

     3 January 2018 – The top United Nations human rights official on Wednesday urged the Iranian authorities to handle the protests that have taken place around the country “with great care” so as not to further inflame violence and unrest.“I am deeply disturbed by reports that more than 20 people, including an 11-year-old boy,

  • Amnesty International: Fears Grow Over Safety of Iran Protesters


    Some of those arrested for participating in Iran protests are being tortured and murdered in custody, according to recently released prisoners and the families of those still held without charges.At a rally outside Iran’s infamous Evin prison, activist Amir said: “People inside are being tortured, maybe tortured to death.”A friend of his was released after a week in jail and has now gone into hiding over fears for his family’s safety.

  • ANALYSIS: What lies ahead for Iran’s simmering fire of protests?

    By Heshmat Alavi

    The recent uprising sweeping across Iran is rattling the very pillars of the ruling regime. Despite claims and analysis of this movement coming to an end, senior Iranian officials and state media continue to express concerns about its impact, and what lies ahead.Although many of these remarks are made in line with Iran's hardliners targeting the government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani,

  • Anti-regime protests in Iran continue

    JEDDAH/LONDON: Anti-regime protests in Iran continued Thursday as the country’s London-based Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi came out in support of the demonstrators.“If the government has not listened to you for 38 years, your role has become to ignore what the government says to you now,” Asharq Al-Awsat, a sister publication of Arab News, quoted Ebadi as saying in an interview published Thursday.

  • Assassination of Qadir Qadiri From the Kurdistan Democratic Party, by the Mullahs' Regime in Iraqi Kurdistan


    Qadir Qadiri the veteran cadre and commander of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, has been assassinated in Ranya district, by Iranian regime’s mercenaries. The Kurdistan Democratic Party announced on Tuesday night March 6th 2018.The Democratic Party stressed: we hold the Islamic Republic of Iran and its’ hirelings as perpetrators in the assassination of this combatant of our Parry.

  • Burning the Images of Khamenei, Attacking Paramilitary Basij Sites, Continuation of Strikes and Protests in Iran

    Tuesday, January 30: Workers, toilers and plundered people continued their protests and strikes across the country:1. Courageous youths burned the image of Khamenei in Tehran Pardis.2. The Basij centre in the fourth phase of the Ramhormoz was burnt down by the youth of this city.3. The Basij base, called Malik Ashtar, was burned down by the youth of Ilam.

  • Conference on “Regime change in Iran, onward with 1000 Ashraf”


    A conference, called “Regime change in Iran, onward with 1000 Ashraf”, was held in Paris. The main speaker was Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President elected by the National Council Resistance of Iran. The former speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Mr. Newt Gingrich and the former United states Senator, Robert Torricelli attended the conference.

  • Demonstrate in Paris on International Human Rights Day Against Torture and Executions in Iran

    Maryam Rajavi: Realization of Iranian people’s desire for regime change is essential to human rights in Iran, peace in region and the world

    A major demonstration was held in Paris on December 11, to observe the International Human Rights Day (December 10) against the mullahs’ bloodletting regime and executions and torture in Iran.

  • Demonstrations and conflicts on the ninth day of the uprising



    On Friday, January 5, on the ninth day of the uprising in Iran, in spite of a massive security presence and massive presence of repressive forces, people in many cities rallied.In Tehran, the repressive forces from the anti-riot to the Basijis, the Revolutionary Guards and plainclothes were present in the central parts of the city on foot and mounted.

  • Exclusive leaked memo shows Iranian regime in panic after deadly protests

    Exclusive: A leaked memo shows how the Iranian regime considered stopping recent deadly protestsTHE LEAD STORY: Leaked meeting notes provided exclusively to Fox News shows how Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei met with political leaders and heads of the country's security forces to discuss how to tamp down on deadly nationwide protests ...

  • Germany urged to abandon its support of Iran's mullah regime

    While tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest, the German government is taking heat for what some are calling its pro-regime policy in Iran, and its decision to allow sanctuary and medical treatment for an alleged mass murderer from the Islamic Republic.“The nationwide protests against the Islamist mullah regime in Iran make it obvious that the federal government’s Iran policy has reached a dead end,”

  • Haley calls for emergency UN response to Iran protests


    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday called for the international organization to hold multiple emergency sessions as protests continued in Iran for the sixth day.“The U.N. must speak out,” Haley said at a press conference. “In the days ahead, we will be calling for an emergency session both here in New York and at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. We must not be silent.

  • International organizations: Concerns about detainees in Iran

    Several international human rights organizations expressed their concern over the fate of arrested protesters in Iran, calling upon the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangir to seriously follow up on the situation of detainees in Iranian prisons.Several scientific figures also stated they are worried about the student that had been arrested during the protests,

  • International Union Organises Protest Against Iran Regime

    The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has asked its members around the world to protest the “harassment” of labour activists and “systematic violation” of workers’ rights in Iran.The ITUC, which has 331 unions in 163 countries with approximately 202 million total members, asked its members to organise demonstrations outside or send protest letters to embassies of the of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Invitation to Zarif in stark clash with Iranian protesters aspirations for freedom and democracy

    Javad Zarif, the Foreign Minister of Iran’s ruling religious dictatorship is scheduled to meet Federica Mogherini in Brussels on Thursday, January 11. The meeting coincides with the start of the third week of the Iranian people’s uprising. In the past two weeks, Iranians have protested in more than 140 cities and towns throughout Iran, chanting “death to Khamenei”, “death to Rouhani”,

  • Iran Educators’ Guild, Protests to Regime for Suppression of Teachers

    The coordinating council of Iranian educators’ guild organization protested the continued crackdown of teachers by the regime's security institutions in various cities across Iran.In a statement released on Wednesday, January 31, the council cited the “security crackdown” on protesting teachers in the provinces of Lorestan, Isfahan and elsewhere in Iran as "suppressing teachers in various ways and methods.”

  • Iran increases its military budget in response to nationwide protests

    By Amir Basiri 

    Despair economic conditions led to the nationwide protests that shook the pillars of the clerical regime in Iran. Upset by corrupt officials and extravagance vesting the national assets for the meddling in the region, Iranian people demanded for radical change to get rid of the tyranny dictatorship under banner of religious.Amir Basiri, a human rights activist, deliberates the Issue on a piece in Washington Examiner.Economic woes, corruption, military spending,

  • Iran Protests: What We Are Learning

     By  Heshmat Alavi 

    The future of Iran’s protests is on the minds of many as the fate of this strategically important state remains in limbo. This subject gains even more importance considering U.S. President Donald Trump’s upcoming Friday is decision on the controversial Iran nuclear deal this Friday.Iran’s state media claims the protests have come to an end, a result similar to that of 2009.

  • Iran Protests: “Reformists, hardliner, the game is now over”


    Iran is experiencing a political earthquake. The fault lines are clear: on the one side, the theocratic regime and its suppressive forces; on the other, the Iranian people. At least two dozen cities across the country witnessed large-scale demonstrations on Saturday and Friday against a regime that has been sorely incapable of addressing the country’s economic demands.

  • Iran Regime Increases Military Budget in Spite of Widespread Protests Against It

    In the wake of anti-regime protests, which started over the Iranian Regime’s decision to slash subsidies for the poor and increase spending on the military, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has taken $2.5 billion from its reserve fund to boost military spending again.Asghar Yousefnejad, a parliamentary budget-commission member, said on January 24, that this was part of a $4 billion redirection