By Pooya Stone
The mullahs’ desperate attempt to downplay their past abuses could signal that more crimes against humanity are on the horizon, according to the president of the International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ).
By Jubin Katiraie
In the last few days, courts in Iran have handed down the prison and flogging sentences to several of the people arrested during January 2020 protests over the downing of Ukrainian airliner flight PS752.
Despite a bloody crackdown on the protesters in Iran, the resistance units of Iran’s main opposing group the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK) continue their activities in major cities in Iran.
By Jubin Katiraie
Iranian regime’s leaders know that they can no longer silence protests among their population. For years now, there has been an upward trend in unrest which has resisted all of the regime’s efforts at suppression.
For the past two days, and after the abrupt announcement of increasing gas prices hikes by the government, the Iranian people poured into the streets in more than 100 cities. However, while the protests began against the government’s approval for rising fuel prices, they immediately targeted the ruling system in its entirety. Notably, after the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei defended the rising of fuel prices, protests intensified.
Apart from the huge human loss, IRGC’s shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner on January 8 marked an important point in the Iranian internal situation.
As expected, the Iranian uprising that sparked on November 15 is once again restored in the capital Tehran. However, this time it was ignited by the catastrophic crash of the Ukrainian civil airliner that left all 176 innocent passengers and crew dead.
It has been revealed that two Revolutionary Court judges in Iran have been extorting protesters arrested during the November uprising, asking for large bribes in exchange for their freedom.
By Jubin Katiraie
Just days after partially restoring internetaccess to the Iranian people, following a week-long shutdown, the Iranian authorities have a new plan to further limit internet access because they fear the eruption of more popular protests.
As the social situation in Iran becomes extremely critical, many of the regime’s officials and state media have warned the regime of potential upcoming unrest and protests.
In November, “an absolute world war against the system” was run, according to Commander of the Basij Paramilitary Group, a subsidiary of the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) Salar Abnoush, who had a direct role in the crackdown on nationwide protests.
One after another, Iranian officials acknowledge that their security forces shot and killed innocent people during the bloody crackdown on recent protests.
On February 16, students of Amir Kabir University in the Iranian capital Tehran gathered in protest to the government’s bloody crackdown on protesters in November 2019.
Iranian protesters detained in Tehran’s notorious Fashafuyeh Prison are under severe torture by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) intelligence agents, according to human rights sources.
On Thursday, May 21, the US State Department’s special representative for Iranian affairs, Brian Hook, was challenged on the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign in an interview with Foreign Policy.
On November 15, the impoverished people of Iran began protests against the gasoline price hikes across dozens of provinces. The protests that initially targeted the supreme leader Ali Khamenei were dealt a violent response by the oppressive apparatus
Nurses across Iran have been holding protests against poor living conditions, despite the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, which shows you how serious the situation is.
There are reports of various protests across Iran organized by workers from different industries, as well as cheated investors. The fact that these rallies are happening while the coronavirus pandemic is still sweeping Iran shows how serious the issues and the demands are.
The website for the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) regularly tracks protests throughout Iran.
Seven Iranian protesters have been jailed because they cannot afford the fine levied against them for a peaceful demonstration that they attended in 2017, where they demanded that the Agh Dareh Gold Mine hire locals rather than looking for cheaper laborers elsewhere.
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