MEK and NCRI gathering

NBC’s Hit-Piece on MEK Favors Iran Ayatollahs

Navid Felker 21 October 2019

By Azita Carlson

The fundamentalist regime in power in Iran has in the past shown its ability to manipulate public opinion as well as office politics in western democracies. The mullahs exploit to the best the “weak points” of democracies, such as freedom of expression, free journalism, etc which they themselves do not respect and do not believe in.

Thousands of people in Iran are willing to sell their organs in order to make ends meet

Desperate Iranians Selling Their Organs Because of Financial Crisis

Navid Felker 21 September 2019

by Navid  Felker

Shocking reports from Iran indicate that there are thousands of people in Iran willing to sell their organs in order to make ends meet. The practice has shocked the international community but it is becoming more and more commonplace in Iran.

More people than ever before are falling into extreme poverty – or the absolute poverty category as it is known. Absolute poverty is when a household’s income is below a specified level meaning that the family is unable to meet the most basic of needs including sustenance, clean and potable water, healthcare, shelter and education. The United Nations defines absolute poverty as a major deprivation of basic human needs that is not just dependent upon income, but also on access to services.

Sahar Khodayari, a young woman who had set her self in fire to protest against suppression and discrimination, died on Monday September 9th 2019

Iran: Heart-Breaking Death of Sahar Shakes the World

Navid Felker 11 September 2019

by Navid  Felker

Sahar Khodayari, a young woman who had set her self in the fire to protest against suppression and discrimination, died on Monday, September 9th, 2019. 

Sahar Khodayari, 29, faced charges of "appearing in public without a hijab" when she attempted to enter the stadium "dressed as a man" in March, according to Amnesty.
"She was stopped from entering when the stadium's security guards discovered she was a woman," Amnesty said in a statement.

Amnesty International has expressed concern about activists and journalists continue to be discriminated in Iran.

Amnesty International Once Again Draws Attention to Horrific Human Rights Abuses in Iran

Atousa Pilger 11 September 2019

by Atousa Pilger

On 7th September, a Revolutionary Court in Iran sentenced three labour rights activists and four journalists to very heavy prison sentences between six and 18 years in length. One was also sentenced to 74 lashes.

Amnesty International has commented on these excessive sentences and has expressed concern that activists and journalists continue to be discriminated against.

Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court announced the sentencing verdicts for the seven individuals that were arrested within the past year. The individuals had been peacefully protesting for the rights of workers, and the journalists had been documenting the events.

Iran regime’s Revolutionary Court condemns 6 labor and civil rights activist to the total of 110 years in prison.

Iran: 110 Years of Prison for Civil and Labor Rights Activist

Armin Baldwin 09 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

On September 7, Iran regime’s Revolutionary Court in Tehran, presided by Judge Mohammad Moghayseh, condemned 6 labor and civil rights activist to the total of 110 years in prison. The list includes: Esmail Bakhshi, condemned to 14 years in prison and 74 lashes, Mohammad Khonifar to 6 years in prison, Sepide Ghelyan, Amir Amir-Gholy, Amir-Hossain Mohammadi-Far and his wife Sanaz Alahyari and Assal Mohammadi, each condemned to 18 years in prison. The case of Ali Nejati, another activist is still open.
These activist were arrested for participating in the long sit-in and protest of the Haftappe Sugar Factory, in the southern city of Ahwaz.

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