• How to kick out the ayatollahs in Iran

    Clarion Project- Last Friday, based on a request made by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, the UN Security Council weighed in on the Iran protests.Enabling the voice of the Iranian people being heard in the Security Council is a strategic step forward for the nation’s uprising. It also provides a roadmap for the international community to find a practical and stable solution to the challenge posed by the rogue regime in Tehran.

  • Why the Iranian Uprising Won’t Die

    Modern Iran has faced many uprisings, insurgencies and revolutions, from the 1905 Constitutional Revolution to the 1979 revolution to the 2009 Green Uprising. So the mass protests against the Islamic Republic that have taken place over the last few days are not unprecedented. But Iran has not witnessed such a storm since 2009, and possibly 1979.

  • Amnesty Reveals Horrific Abuses of Female Political Prisoners in Iran

    Just days after International Women’s Day, Amnesty International has revealed that two jailed female human rights defenders in Iran are being subjected to brutal treatment in the Shahr-e Rey prison, in Varamin, just outside of Tehran.As such, Amnesty International is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee,

  • ANALYSIS: Understanding Washington’s fast-evolving Iran policy

    By: Heshmat Alavi

    On the doorstep of US President Donald Trump’s first National Security Strategy speech, the administration launched an unprecedented campaign of pinpointing the crosshairs on the epicenter of all extremism causing havoc across the Middle East: Iran.

    This comes following a Wall Street Journal article explaining how in the post-ISIS world Washington will begin pinpointing its focus and resources on the larger and more dangerous threat posed by Tehran.

  • 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,

  • Call for Urgent Action to Free Women Arrested in Iran

    The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran strongly condemns the Iranian regime’s state security forces’ attack on a woman in Tehran on Thursday, February 15, 2018, and arresting her for protesting against the compulsory veil.The NCRI Women’s Committee urges all international organizations defending human rights and women’s rights to take urgent action to secure the release of this and all women who have been arrested for non-veiling,

  • Can Fake News Save Iran's Mullahs?

    By Keyvan Salami

    Keyvan Salami  an Iranian politic analyst, has written an op-ed the recent efforts of the regime's lobby in the United States to broadcast fake news against the recent uprising in Iran and through publicity, to show that the Iranian people are not demanding a regime change, but calling for the punishment of the "rebellions”.

  • Conspiracy Against Iran's Main Opposition Under the Guise of Commemorating the Life of an Albanian Poet


    A memorial ceremony in Tehran to commemorate the renowned Albanian poet Naim Frashëri (1846-1900), has been reported in the Iranian state media, raising questions how a regime, which frequently jails poets and writers or forces them to flee into exile, has suddenly re-discovered its cultural soul.However, on closer examination it can be seen that many of the participants in the ceremony

  • Corruption in Iran Can Only Be Defeated With Regime Change

    The head of the Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, recently claimed that illegal stakeholders make it hard to reform Iran's economy, but why is the Iranian Regime not attempting to push back against these corrupt networks?Iran has been besieged by nationwide anti-regime protests that highlighted systematic corruption, amongst other things, as their problem with the Iranian Regime, and as such corruption became a talking point.

  • Dervishes Clash With Iran Regime's Repressive Forces in Tehran

    According to various reports, during clashes between the security forces and Gonabadi Dervishes on Monday night (February 19) in Pasdaran Avenues in Tehran, there security forces and two basijis were killed. The spokesman of Iranian regime’s repressive security forces confirmed that two members of Basij forces were killed during the clashes in Tehran.

  • European MP Ties to Islamic Republic of Iran

    By David N. Neumann

     After lashing out against opponents of the Islamic Republic of Iran in several parliamentary debates, a member of the European Parliament has admitted to doing the bidding of Tehran. In a meeting in Brussels, Portuguese socialist MEP Ana Gomes acknowledged that she had been instructed in Tehran to bash the Iranian opposition.“I met with relatives of the victims of a terrorist organisation called MEK,

  • French Foreign Minister Says Iran Needs to Address Concerns Over Missile Program

    Ahead of a visit to Tehran on Monday, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Iran needed to address international concerns over its ballistic missile program or it risked new sanctions."There are programs for missiles that can travel several thousand kilometers, which are not compatible with UN Security Council resolutions and which exceed the needs of defending Iran's borders,"

  • Friends of a Free Iran in European Parliament Condemns the Planned Speech of Iranian Regime’s Justice Minister at Un Human Rights Council


    We have been shocked by the reports that Seyyed Alireza Avaei (a.k.a Avaee), who is currently Minister of “Justice” in the cabinet of President Rouhani, is scheduled to speak before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva tomorrow 27 February 2018.Alireza Avaei is currently on EU’s and Switzerland’s black lists for serious human rights violations. The European Union added him to its sanctions lists in October 2011,

  • Germany considers charges against hospitalized Iranian cleric Shahrudi


    The office of Germany's federal prosecutor says it is continuing to investigate whether to bring charges against a top Iranian cleric who is receiving medical treatment in the country as a report emerged he may return to Tehran on January 11.A spokesman for the prosecutor's office said authorities "will continue to examine on a legal basis whether [Ayatollah Mahmud Hashemi] Shahrudi was guilty of crimes against humanity"

  • How Iran’s regime enters its 40th year as an Islamic Republic

    By Heshmat Alavi

    The Iranian regime celebrates its 39th anniversary whilst the domestic and international situations have not been as threatening for its survival as it is now. It is comprehended from whatever Khamenei said , and also the important topics that he even did not point to, during his speech over his remarks on the eve of the beginning of the 40th year of the establishment of so-called Islamic Republic.

  • International concern over the fate of the protest detainees

    By  Iran Freedom Staff

    After leaking information over maltreatments of the Iranian regime’s agents towards the detainees of the recent uprising in Iran, which led to losing lives, the international concern is rising on the dire violation of human rights in Iran and the fate of the incarcerated protestors. The reports from inside Iran from reliable sources indicate at least five protesters were murdered under torture.

  • 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 Regime Increases Cyber Attacks on Australian Universities

    Many Australian universities have been targeted by Iranian hackers in recent months, according to cyber security firm Crowd Strike in their 2018 Global Threat Report, and these attacks are now being investigated.Prior to the Monday release of the report, Michael Sentonas, CrowdStrike’s vice president for technology, toldjournalists: "There are a lot of things that are happening geopolitically that are driving a lot of attacks…

  • Iran regime intends to return Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi to Tehran to escape justice in Germany

    Press Release

    Germany’s Federal Prosecutor and Government must act promptly According to information received from sources of the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Iran, the Iranian regime intends to facilitate the departure former head of the regime’s judiciary Mahmoud Shahroodi, from Germany before Federal Prosecutor’s Office issues a possible arrest warrant against him.

  • Iran Regime Is Helping the Houthis to Attack UN-Backed Arab Alliance


    A senior US military official has said that the Iranian Regime’s support of the Houthi terrorists has helped the militia group to target ships that belong to the Saudi-led coalition fighting to restore the internationally recognised government in Yemen.General Robert Ashley, Director of the Defence Intelligence Agency, toldthe Senate Armed Services Committee that Iranian regime’s "low-cost, high-payoff support"