Daughters of Ali Moezzi, Iranian Political Prisoner, Plead for Help From the International Community

10 January 2017

In her article for International Business Times on January 8, Harriet Sinclair writes about Hejrat and Forough Moezzi, who want the international community to act now to find their father, Iranian political prisoner Ali Moezzi, who i has been missing from the notorious Gohardasht Prison since 4 January.

Amnesty International's website has accounts of numerous political prisoners, missing men and women, activists on hunger strike – hundreds of anonymous people suffering human rights violations, listed on their Iran page, which makes Moezzi’s daughters all the more frighten about their situation, as they sit and wait for news of their father.

Iranian Prisoner Disappears: Growing Concern

07 January 2017

Several human rights organisations have expressed their concern over the whereabouts of Mr. Ali Moezzi, a 65-year old political prisoner. He is serving a prison sentence in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj, west of the capital Tehran.

Moezzi had been a political prisoner during the eighties. In 2008 he was arrested and given two years in jail because he visited his daughters in Camp Ashraf in Iraq. He was re-arrested in 2011 and given a four year prison sentence. Despite being due to be released last month, he was given an extra year. He has numerous serious health conditions and has been repeatedly put in solitary confinement and tortured.

Detained Iranian political prisoner gains attention on social media

05 January 2017

A young Iranian man, Arash Sadeghi, is currently serving a 19-year prison sentence for conspiracy and propaganda against the state – bogus charges that he denies. He had been arrested several times in the past too, with his parents providing bail each time. However since his arrest in October last year he has been behind bars.

Joint Demonstration Held in Paris by the Syrian Opposition and the Iranian Resistance

27 December 2016

 A rally was held in front of the Iranian regime's embassy in Paris at the invitation of ‘Syrian Revolution coordination’ on Saturday, December 24.

Hundreds of Syrian people, as well as members of the Iranian Resistance and their supporters, gathered together to protest the crimes against humanity endured by the people of Aleppo. They condemned Bashar Assad and the Iran regime’s forces and mercenaries, as well as the attempts of the Iranian Guard to block the evacuation of East Aleppo.

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