Thursday July 27, 2017

80 percent of Iran affected by drought

Over three quarters of Iran is expected to face drought according to the regime’s officials and state media. This is despite the heavy rainfall being experienced in several areas of the country.

The head of the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center at the Iran Meteorological Organization (IRIMO), Shahrokh Fateh, told the state-run ISNA news agency on 6th May that short term rainfalls will have no change on the state of underground water.

Iran opposition group: Expel Rouhani from the UN

The main Iranian opposition coalition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), has strongly condemned the presence of Hassan Rouhani, President of the religious fascism ruling Iran, in New York and at the United Nations General Assembly. The NCRI said on Sunday in a statement that Rouhani is among the most senior officials involved in the production of the nuclear bomb, 120,000 political executions, and warmongering and slaughter in the region. This regime does not represent the Iranian people and its leaders, from whatever faction, should face justice for crimes against humanity in Iran. Iran’s seat at the United Nations should be given to its people and their legitimate resistance.

Patrick Kennedy: US must support democracy in Iran

Here's an excellent argument by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a Democrat, on the Iran nuclear deal and the need for the Obama administration to focus on supporting democracy in Iran. Mr. Kennedy's article appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday:

US negotiations continue alongside human rights violations in Iran

A new report from by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom on imprisonment and persecution of Christians, Baha’is, Jews and minority Sunni Muslims has made key lawmakers to call for new human rights sanctions targeting Iran’s clerical regime and has urged President Obama whose administration is undergoing negotiations with Tehran to spearhead this step.

Who is Hassan Rouhani?


Iran: Stock Losers of Financial Firms Rally in Mashhad, 6 June 2017

Iran: Protest In Tehran, In front of Parliament against Credit Institutions, 6 June 2017