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London, 24 Aug - An Iranian Resistance group has released a statement calling for a halt to the spate of mass executions that have taken place this month.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) states that at least 66 people were executed by the totalitarian regime in the past three weeks alone.

These needless deaths were scheduled to coincide with the anniversary of the 1988 massacre which killed more than 30,000 people; a crime for which new evidence recently surfaced regarding the regime’s guilt.

London, 24 Aug - After 33 days on a Hunger Strike, on August 18 Iranian political prisoner, Arjang Davoudi published a letter demanding criminal prosecution of the warden of Gohardasht Prison in Karaj.

Mr. Davoudi started his hunger strike on July 17. He stopped taking his medications, as well. He did this to protest to the deplorable situation of fellow inmates.
He is now on day 39.

London, 23 Aug - One of the UK's most widely read newspapers, Metro, reported on Saturday the increase in protest in Iran under Rouhani and the corresponding rise in executions.

The newspaper also published an account of the arrest, imprisonment and torture in Iran of a supporter of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), taxi driver, Farzad Madadzadeh.

London, 21 Aug -An Iranian-American political scientist has given his view on the leaked audio footage which shows the Iranian Regime’s crime in the 1988 massacre in which 30,000 political prisoners were executed in just a few weeks.

In the Al Arabiya piece, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, praised Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri for speaking up to the Death Committee against the executions in 1988, for which he was put under house arrest.

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