The United Nations adopted its 66th resolution condemning the grave and systematic violations of human rights in Iran.

UN Condemns Iran's Regime, Maryam Rajavi Demands Justice for the Victims of 1988 Massacre

Azita Carlson 15 November 2019

By Azita Carlson

The United Nations adopted its 66th resolution condemning the grave and systematic violations of human rights in Iran. Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), while welcoming the adoption of this resolution, once again underlined: those responsible for the majority of the crimes to which the resolution has referred are the very people who have been continuously perpetrating crime against humanity for the past four decades, in particular, the 1988 massacre of political prisoners. Most of the victims were members or supporters of the main Iranian opposition group, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran PMOI, also known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK.

Raheleh Rahemipour, Iranian human rights activist, was arrested again when she presented herself to the Evin Court in October.

Security Forces Arrested Two Iranian Civil Right Activists

Atousa Pilger 14 November 2019

By Atousa Pilger

Security forces in Tehran arrested Raheleh Rahemipour, a human rights activist, and Zhila Karamzadeh Makvandi, social activist. The agents went to the house of these two activists after their arrest and searched their homes, confiscating personal belongings such a cell phone. While searching the house of Rahemipour, the security agents insulted her son and daughter and told them to introduce themselves to the Evin court on Saturday.

Iranian security forces arrested several people during the funeral of an Arab poet.

Security Forces Arrested Several at Funeral of Ahvazi Poet

Azita Carlson 14 November 2019

By Azita Carlson

A Telegram channel (Asre Jonoub) announced that according to the commander of Khuzestan Police, security forces arrested several people during the funeral of an Arab poet.

“About 1,000 people gathered in front of Hasan Heidari’s house in Kut Abdallah on Monday, November 11, 2019,” the Channel wrote.

Daily Star report explained that the victims of 1988 massacre were hanged or shot, dozens at a time, then their corpses were thrown dumped into unmarked mass graves around the country.

Daily Star Reveals New Details on 1988 Iran Massacre

Armin Baldwin 13 November 2019

By Armin Baldwin

British paper Daily Star has published shocking new details about the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, mostly members, and sympathizers of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK). Daily Star also explained that the victims were hanged or shot, dozens at a time, then their corpses were thrown dumped into unmarked mass graves around the country.

Gorokh Ebrahimi Iraee, an Iranian civil rights activist was arrested at her home on Saturday November 9, 2019.

Civil Rights Activist Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee Arrested

Navid Felker 11 November 2019

By Navid Felker

Gorokh Ebrahimi Iraee, an Iranian civil rights activist was arrested at her home on Saturday November 9, 2019. She is the wife of political prisoner Arash Sadeghi who suffers from cancer in Prison and was campaigning on Twitter for Arash’s release and access to medical aid.

On June 18, 2019 the regime’s Tehran Revolutionary Court examined a new case filed against Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee and Atena Daemi for protesting against the executions of three Kurdish dissidents. Security agents raided Golrokh Iraee’s house and took her into custody.

Amnesty International called on the international community to publicly condemn the Iranian regime for the deterioration of human rights in the country.

Amnesty International Calls on International Community to Condemn Iranian Regime’s Disregard of Human Rights

Armin Baldwin 09 November 2019

By Armin Baldwin

On Wednesday, November 6th, Amnesty International called on the international community to publicly condemn the Iranian regime for the deterioration of human rights in the country. The organization said that the review session at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Friday 8th November is the perfect opportunity for the condemnations to be voiced.

Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, described the opportunity as “crucial”, emphasizing that the international community must “send a strong and clear message to the Iranian authorities that its shocking disregard for human rights will not be tolerated”.

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