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Iran: Ebrahim Raisi must be investigated for crimes against humanity

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Amnesty International     |     19 June 2021 Responding to today’s announcement declaring Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s next president, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Agnès Callamard said: “That Ebrahim Raisi has risen to the presidency instead of being investigated for the crimes against humanity of murder, enforced disappearance and torture, is a grim reminder that impunity reigns supreme in […]

Iran Regime Selects Death Commission Member to Run for President

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  • 4 Years ago
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April 10, 2017 The Iranian Regime has selected a key member of the 1988 Death Commissions, which sent 30,000 political opponents to their deaths, to run as a candidate in their sham Presidential elections. Ebrahim Raisi is currently the head of the massive Astan Quds Razavi entity which controls a sacred Shiite Muslim shrine, but […]

US Senate urges Iran to free Bahai leaders

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  • 9 Years ago
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WASHINGTON (AFP)— The US Senate is urging Iran to free jailed leaders of the Bahai faith and recommending sanctions against officials in the Islamic Republic over treatment of the religion’s followers. In a resolution approved by voice vote late Thursday, the Senate said it “condemns the government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its […]

NY Rally: No to Ahmadinejad, Yes to Iran’s Uprisings & Ashraf, Sep 23, 11 AM, Across UN

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NY Rally: No to Ahmadinejad, Yes to Iran’s Uprisings & Ashraf, Sep 23, 11 AM, Across UN, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the terrorist-turned-President of Iran’s ruling religious dictatorship, intends to spew out venomous words on behalf of an illegitimate decaying regime during his UN General Assembly speech on September 23, 2009. Outside the UN […]

“Like the Dead in Their Coffins” Torture, Detention, and the Crushing of Dissent in Iran

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  • 9 Years ago
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If there had been no press, no investigations by the Parliament, no Article 90 Commission, I think that I would still be in prison or I would be dead. They made sure that I was not forgotten�If I had spoken out and no one knew my name from the newspapers, I would be dead. I […]

Iran: The Untold Story