By Jubin Katiraie
Thirty people, including several university students, have been arrested during the vigils and protests in Iran over the shooting down of a Ukrainian plane last week that killed all 176 people on board, according to the judiciary representative Gholamhossein Esmaili.
Amnesty International reported on Wednesday that Iranian security forces have used sexual violence against women who took part in peaceful protests after the authorities admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner.
Another one of the men arrested during Iran’s nationwide anti-establishment protests in November was tortured to death, according to a Kurdish human rights group on Monday.
By Pooya Stone
More information was revealed on Tuesday about the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when Iranian authorities confirmed the specific type of missiles that struck the flight.
By Jubin Katiraie
Prisoners at Urmia Prison in Iran set fire to their blankets and the “secure section” of the facility on Tuesday as part of their protest over fears of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19).
As more news comes out about the crackdown on the Iranian uprising, we’re hearing of horrific crimes against humanity being committed, including deaths under torture.
After several days, the Iranian government was compelled to admit that the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) anti-aircraft system shot down a Ukrainian passenger airliner that crashed north of Tehran on Wednesday.
Four separate workers’ protests were held on Monday in Iran, even amid the coronavirus crisis, which shows how desperate these people must be and the stupidity of sending people back to work during a pandemic.
Members of the Iranian diaspora in Switzerland staged a protest in front of the UN European Headquarters in Geneva on Friday, February 7.
Despite Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani's misconduct and concealment, the Coronavirus's death toll in Iran is rising sharply.
The Iranian Judiciary has finally admitted – 26 days after the fact - to arresting two elite students from the Sharif University of Technology on April 10.
The heads of the commissions of the Iranian parliament have written a letter to the mullahs’ president Hassan Rouhani about the dire living conditions of the people, but don’t think that these politicians are feeling any sympathy for the poor, the unemployed, the hungry, or the child laborers.
An Iranian prosecutor announced on Saturday that prison, exile, and death sentences had been issued for some of the protesters arrested during the November 2019 uprising.
Another uprising in Iran will happen if the government refuses to solve the workers’ crisis, according to an Iranian economist.
Iran saw an increased number of large protests over the past few days with people from all occupations and social classes demanding their rights.
Iranian security forces injured at least four villagers in Gheyzanieh, Khuzestan Province, on Saturday, after they opened fire on a protest about major drinking water shortages, held on a road linking Ahvaz, Ramhormoz, and Omidiyeh.
Every February, the Iranian regime hosts rallies to celebrate the date the mullahs took power in 1979 and to try and present themselves to the rest of the world as a stable regional power beloved by its people.
The mullahs’ desperate attempt to downplay their past abuses could signal that more crimes against humanity are on the horizon, according to the president of the International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ).
In the last few days, courts in Iran have handed down the prison and flogging sentences to several of the people arrested during January 2020 protests over the downing of Ukrainian airliner flight PS752.
Despite a bloody crackdown on the protesters in Iran, the resistance units of Iran’s main opposing group the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK) continue their activities in major cities in Iran.
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