Saturday, October 31, 2015

Iran-Iraq-masage of MaryamRajavi on Camo Liberty attacted

Religious dictatorship ruling Iran cannot save itself by committing a crime against humanity at Camp Liberty

masage of MaryamRajavi on Camo Liberty attacted

The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi hailed the martyrs and those injured in the October 29 missile attack on Camp Liberty, describing them as symbols of admirable persistence of the people of Iran in their struggle to overthrow the mullahs' religious fascism and achieve freedom.

Mrs. Rajavi declared: Officially and legally, the Government of Iraq and the United Nations --who signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the final days of 2011 and have established Camp Liberty for four years as a "Temporary Transit Location (TTL)"-- must account for this attack. However, the Iranian regime's agents in the government of Iraq are directly responsible for the attack as it was the case in the six previous bloodbaths in camps Ashraf and Liberty, and the United States and the United Nations are fully aware of this reality.

Friday, October 30, 2015

IRAN-EMEMBERING 24 FALLEN PMOI MEMBERS ON THE HEAVY ROCKET ATTACK ON CAMP LIBERTY



23 members of Iran’s PMOI killed in attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq

23 members of Iran’s PMOI killed in attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq


NCRI - At least 23 members of the main Iranian opposition group, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI (Mujahedin-e Khalq, MEK), were killed on Thursday, October 29, 2015, in a missile attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq.

At least one of the Camp Liberty residents who was killed was a woman.
Twenty-two of the injured have been transferred to hospital in Baghdad.
Until this hour, two of the injured, PMOI members Akbar Alidoust and Hassan Tofiq-ju, lost their lives in the hospital due to the severity of their wounds.
PMOI member Hamidreza Eimeni is another martyr of tonight’s attack on Camp Liberty.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
October 29, 2015


PMOI member Hossein Abrishamchi,

one of the most prominent commanders of the National Liberation Army and officials of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, is among the martyrs of the attack on Camp Liberty.



PMOI (MEK) member Javad Salari, 

who was injured in the missile attack on Camp Liberty, lost his life in a hospital in Baghdad. He is the 23rd martyr from today’s attack on Camp Liberty.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran




The names of some of the martyred MEK members are: Hossein Abrishamchi, member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, Mehdi Tavakkol, Behzad Mirshahi, Hassan Adavi, Rajav Qorbani, Reza Vadian, Sharif Veisi, Hossein Sarvazad, Ahmad Meschian, Jasem Qassir and Ms. Nayereh Rabie, Abootaleb Hashemi, Hamid Dehghan, Qumars Yousefi and Hossein Gandomi.
22 wounded members of the MEK have been transferred to Baghdad hospitals. Two of the injured have so far died due to the severity of the wounds.


Iran-Iraq-full report on Oct 29, 2015 Camp Liberty missile attack


Scenes of missile attack on Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty in Iraq. At least 23 members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) were killed in the attack on October 29, 2015.
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Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport where Iranian dissident, members of the PMOI/MEK live in, came under heavy missile attack at half past 7 o’clock evening on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Preliminary reports indicate that more than 80 missiles have hit the camp killing in injuring dozens.
At least 23 members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI (Mujahedin-e Khalq, MEK) are confirmed to have been killed in the terrorist attack while more than two dozen others are seriously injured.
Camp LIberty under missile attack

The bodies of two martyred MEK members have been beyond any recognition.
Reports indicate that a number of trailers where the residents live have been totally destroyed and or burnt.

 Oct 29, 2015 Camp Liberty missile attack

Maryam Rajavi vehemently condemned missile attack on Camp Liberty


Maryam Rajavi strongly condemned the heavy missile attack this evening on Camp Liberty and declared: The government of Iraq and the United Nations who signed a Memorandum of Understanding and built a Temporary Transit Location (TTL) since 2011, are formally and legally accountable for this attack. In our view, however, as was the case in the six previous bloodbaths in Ashraf and Liberty, the Iranian regime’s agents in the government of Iraq are responsible for this attack and the United States and the United Nations are well aware of this fact.


Missile attack condemning

UNHCR issued a statement strongly condemning the rocket attacks in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport, which have also hit adjacent Camp Liberty, reportedly causing injuries to dozens of people of concern and some 20 deaths.

Kerry condemns attack on Iran’s PMOI in Camp Liberty in Iraq

The United States strongly condemns today’s brutal, senseless terrorist attack on Camp Hurriya that killed and injured camp residents. Our condolences go out to the families of the victims, and we hope for the swift recovery of those injured

Ros-Lehtinen Statement Regarding Reported Missile Attack on Camp Liberty
“I am deeply troubled by reports that Camp Liberty residents have come under missile attack tonight and that there may be two dozen or more killed.

Rep. Ed Royce condemns Camp Liberty attack

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the recent attack on Camp Liberty:

“Today’s reported attack, yet another deadly assault on civilians in Camp Liberty, is deeply troubling. The Iraqi government must provide immediate aid to the wounded and


Congressman Ted Poe condemns attack on Camp Liberty

“Today, Camp Liberty in Iraq once again came under attack when dozens of missiles rained down over the camp. Reports indicate that more than a dozen people are dead and that number will likely grow. Camp Liberty has been attacked several times before with no action from our State Department. Secretary Kerry has promised we are doing all we can. But those empty promises have delivered nothing, and more people are dead today. Our government must recognize that we have failed to protect the Camp as we have promised to do.

European Parliament group condemns missile attack on Camp Liberty

European Parliament ‘Friends of a Free Iran’ condemns missile attack against Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty

At 7:40 pm local time Thursday 29 October 2015, Camp Liberty where over 2000 Iranian refugees reside near Baghdad came under severe missile attack.

According to preliminary reports, over 80 missiles of different kinds have hit the Camp leaving many dead and wounded among the defenceless residents.

British MPs condemn the deadly missile attack on Camp Liberty

ritish MPs condemn the deadly missile attack on Camp Liberty resulting in death of 20 camp residents.

We were just informed that there was yet another rocket attack on Camp Liberty, where members of Iran's democratic opposition, the PMOI, were forced to move in 2012 after assurances of protection by the UN and the US government. And yet we were waiting to see these promises to be fulfilled when this 4th deadly attack on Camp Liberty took place this evening local time, (29 October 2015).

Camp Liberty missile attack

IPCDA condemns 4th deadly attack on Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty, Iraq

The International Parliamentary Campaign in Defence of Ashraf and Liberty (IPCDA) is appalled by the news this afternoon of the 4th deadly rocket attack on Camp Liberty, Iraq, that lead to 23 residents dead and scores of others severely injured.

The dire situation of Camp Liberty and the threat the residents are facing has been known to us since they were moved from Camp Ashraf in 2012. There were 3 previous attacks on Camp Liberty leading to death of 14 residents. We were promised proper investigation in all those attacks but the UN and the U.S. government have failed to live up to their promises. And when the perpetrators of such heinous acts were not held responsible, further attacks were certain to happen.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Iran-Paris-report on a conference in France's National Assembly on October 27 Text of remarks by French lawmakers and Iranian dissident Shaqayeq Azimi,French lawmakers seek human rights policy on Iran



My parents are at risk in Iran - Shaqayeq Azimi

NCRI –  Shaqayeq Azimi22, whose parents were recently arrested in Iran by the fundamentalist regime for supporting the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI (Mujahedin-e Khalq, MEK):

Distinguished members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, dear Mrs. Maryam Rajavi,

I want to thank the French Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran for giving me the opportunity to speak to you today.

My name is Shaqayeq Azimi. I am 22 years old and am a member of the People’s Mujahidin Organization of Iran (PMOI, or MEK).

Today, I am here to speak about my parents who are in jail in Iran.

On October 14th, I was informed that my parents were arrested a few days earlier in Iran. The arrest was solely due to the activities of my sister and I, and for being supporters and sympathizers of the PMOI.

Both my parents are ex-political prisoners. My mother suffers from MS and she has spent about 10 years in prison. From 1981 till 1986 she was detained in a horrific place called “Residential Unit”, where female prisoners were under severe pressures. Most of the people who were kept in those units never survived or lost their sanity. These tortures caused her to get MS. From 2009 till 2011 she was detained because of visiting me and my sister Niloufar in Camp Ashraf. Again in 2012 she was detained. And now once again she faces severe risks currently both due to her health and also her condition in prison.

Also my father who is suffering from heart problems has been persecuted both during the Shah's time and under the Mullahs’ rule.
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In photos: French lawmakers seek human rights policy on Iran

NCRI - A conference in France's National Assembly on October 27 organized by the Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran (CPID), addressed the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran under the mullahs' President Hassan Rouhani.

Photos from the conference:

Text of declaration on Iran by 70 French lawmakers

NCRI – A cross-party group of 70 French lawmakers issued a statement to the government of François Hollande this week, urging Paris to extend its "firm position" on the Iranian nuclear agreement into other matters of Iran policy, in particular focusing on human rights. The letter was made public on Tuesday (October 27, 2015) at a conference in France’s National Assembly sponsored by the Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran.

Scores of prominent French parliamentarians including Mr. Bruno Le Roux, president of the governing Socialist Group in the assembly, attended and addressed the conference. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, was the keynote speaker.

The following is the text of the declaration signed by the 70 French parliamentarians:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Maryam Rajavi:Regime change and democracy in Iran, key to crisis in the Middle East and conquest of extremism


Maryam Rajavi: Regime change and democracy in Iran, key to crisis in the Middle East

Maryam Rajavi: Regime change and democracy in Iran, key to crisis in the Middle East and conquest of extremism

Maryam Rajavi
Maryam Rajavi

In a conference on Tuesday, October 27, at the National Assembly of France, the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi asserted that the systematic and flagrant violations of human rights in Iran is the other side of the coin marked by the Iranian regime's export of terrorism and fundamentalism which has driven the Middle East to the verge of war. The Middle East needs peace and tranquility and this is only possible by regime change in Iran and its key is in the hands of the Iranian people and Resistance, she proclaimed.
Any engagement with the ruling religious fascist regime and its president prevents change in Iran and works against democracy and human rights, Mrs. Rajavi added. Furthermore, it is detrimental to peace and tranquility in the region and fuels extremism. She said: Economic investment in this faltering regime is only a mirage.
The conference was sponsored by the Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran headed by Mr. Dominique Lefebvre, member of the French National Assembly. A number of deputies including Mr. Bruno Le Roux, president of the Socialist Group; Michel Terrot; Stephane Saint-André; Martine Carrillon-Couvreur; Pierre Aylagas; Jean-Patrick Gille; Jean Lassalle; Catherine Quéré; as well as Sentor Jean-Pierre Michel attended and some addressed the conference. Mr. Nazir Hakim, secretary of the political board of the National Syrian Coalition; Dr. Alejo Vidal Quadras, former Vice-President of the European Parliament and President of the In Search of Justice Committee; Mr. Taher Boumedra, former human rights director of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq - UNAMI, in charge of the case of Camp Ashraf at the United Nations, also spoke to the gathering.
The Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran announced at this conference that 70 National Assembly deputies from various parties had issued a declaration calling on the Government of France to make its diplomatic relations with the Iranian regime contingent upon improvement of human rights, halt to executions, freedom of political prisoners and respect for democratic freedoms in Iran. The signatories believe that a democratic Iran is the essential requisite for regional stability and to this end, the Iranian Resistance and the ten-point plan of Maryam Rajavi for a democratic, non-nuclear Iran based on separation of religion and state and women's equality must be supported.

Maryam Rajavi pointed to recent remarks by Rafsanjani admitting that the clerical regime launched its nuclear program with the objective of producing a bomb. He said that the project was being followed up personally by himself and by Khamenei. Rafsanjani said the regime had no choice but to accept the nuclear agreement. This is why the mullahs have undertaken a more aggressive policy to compensate for their retreat. The astronomical rise in executions, escalated warmongering in Syria and continued siege and oppression of Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty are examples of this policy.
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Maryam Rajavi
English text of address by Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, to a conference in France's National Assembly - Paris, October 27, 2015:
Iranian people’s human rights and freedoms in the formulation of policy on Iran and the Middle East
Domestic suppression at home and export of terrorism beyond Iran’s borders constitute the two pillars for preserving the rule of the mullahs' regime in Iran
Mr. Dominique Lefebvre, President of the Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran,
Honorable representatives,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Greetings to you all. I would like to express my appreciation on the efforts of the Parliamentary Committee for a Democratic Iran for sponsoring this conference.
Developments both in Iran and the region in the past year proved the value of the Committee’s initiatives in keeping the focus on the question of Iran.
Today, I will concentrate on the critical significance of the Iranian people’s human rights and freedoms in the formulation of policy on Iran and the Middle East.
The fact is that domestic suppression at home and exporting terrorism beyond Iran’s borders constitute the two pillars, upon which the regime has relied to preserve its rule.
The sinister, premeditated state machinery
As we speak, mullahs are brutally suppressing the Iranian people. This can be seen particularly in the mass and arbitrary executions described by Amnesty International as "a sinister picture of the machinery of the state carrying out premeditated, judicially-sanctioned killings on a mass scale."
The average number of executions under Rouhani stands at approximately 1,000 each year, the highest number in the past quarter century. In addition, there are several thousand more victims on the death row in various prisons across Iran. These executions point to the regime’s instability. The regime’s paranoia over concerts and theatrical performances reflects its fragility as much as its imprisoning of young bloggers, poets, cartoonists, journalists and filmmakers reveals its instability.
West’s three fundamental mistakes
Regrettably, Western governments have adopted a wrongheaded policy vis-à-vis the clerical regime due, in large measure, to their economic interests and Tehran’s propaganda and blackmail. This policy suffers from three fundamental flaws.
First, the perception that the mullahs perpetrate terrorism, genocide, and warmongering from a position of power.
Second, the perception that this regime, which is the very source of instability and insecurity, could be counted on as a partner for regional security.
Third, turning a blind eye on who and what constitute the actors for change in Iran.
Belligerence exacerbated after nuclear agreement
The July 14 nuclear agreement was undoubtedly a watershed moment. Nevertheless, if the regime were negotiating from the position of strength, it would have never agreed to the nuclear deal because the nuclear weapons program has always been a hallmark of its power.
According to Iranian regime’s official news agency yesterday, Hashemi Rafsanjani, the regime’s number two official from day one, admitted that Tehran had started the nuclear program with the aim of manufacturing a bomb and that it had never abandoned this goal, adding that he and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had personally pursued this matter.
As such, the regime was compelled to accept the agreement reluctantly. The nuclear deal has already undermined the regime in its entirety, forcing it into a dilemma, which forced Khamenei to approve it last week, but, at the same time, leaving himself some leeway to circumvent it.
In the post-deal environment, the regime is unable to institute any form of reform. To the contrary, it has to compensate for its partial retreat by becoming more aggressive and belligerent. When Khatami became president in 1997, some people propagated the illusion that the ruling religious dictatorship could reform itself. Those expectations, however, did not pan out.
Now the same ill-fated attempt is being repeated about Rouhani. This fanatical regime cannot transform itself. In the words of Voltaire, “Fanaticism is a monster that pretends to be the child of religion.”
In recent months, the mullahs have stepped up human rights violations in Iran. In a blatant attempt to create a crisis, they test fired a ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads. The mullahs' leader, Khamenei, reiterated the fatwa to murder Salman Rushdie.
In Syria, the mullahs expanded their warmongering and carnage, and when they suffered a major defeat, they jointly conspired with Russia to facilitate Moscow’s involvement. The Iranian regime's meddling in Syria has had three catastrophic consequences so far:
It led to the emergence and expansion of ISIS, incited terrorist attacks in Europe such as the Charlie Hebdo assassinations, and it has now brought about a colossal social crisis with two million refugees fleeing to Europe, creating an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.
This is while the solution lies in the eviction of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) from Syria and providing material support to the moderate Syrian opposition. As President François Hollande recently said at the UN General assembly, the solution is a Syria without Bashar al-Assad.
Consequences of partnering with the Iranian regime
Those advocating cooperation with the Iranian regime fail to consider the experience of Syria, Iraq and Yemen. If it were not for the Iranian regime's direct support for Bashar al-Assad, there would not have been a refugee crisis, nor would have 300,000 Syrians been killed. If it were not for the mullahs' support for Iraq's former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his criminal policies, there would have been no opportunity for the ISIS to grow and expand.
In the past 16 months, the Iranian regime has continued to pursue its criminal interference in Iraq under the false pretext of countering the ISIS. Unfortunately, the US Government has in effect gone along with that policy.
Instead of fighting ISIS, however, the mullahs have suppressed the people of Iraq and in marginalized the Sunnis.
Benefiting companies affiliated with the regime’s Supreme Leader
Economic cooperation with the Iranian regime also poses a major challenge. The Iranian people and merchants are interested in scientific, cultural, economic and technologic exchanges with France. The problem, however, is the domination of the country’s economy by the mullahs' Supreme Leader and the Revolutionary Guards Corps. They control over half to two-thirds of the GNP. Consequently, companies that belong to Khamenei and the IRGC would be parties to most of the contracts. Thus, such transactions only fuel the regime's machinery of war and repression.
The key to this crisis is in the hands of the Iranian people
The Middle East is in dire need of peace, stability and democracy. This would be possible only through regime change in Iran.
Nothing terrifies the ruling mullahs more than domestic discontent and the Iranian people's organized resistance. They saw how the 2009 uprisings pushed their regime to the brink of collapse.
After the nuclear agreement, the inhumane siege of PMOI members in Camp Liberty, Iraq has persisted. The regime continues to take agents of the Ministry of Intelligence and the Qods Force to Camp Liberty as part of a campaign of psychological torture of the residents. The medical blockade remains and the residents’ property is being plundered while they are denied the right to the ownership of their property.
Message of political prisoners
Regrettably, Western governments' relations with the regime, especially their disregard for the Iranian people's human rights and freedoms as well as their breach of commitments to the residents of Camp Liberty, have been to the detriment of change by the Iranian people and Resistance.
Two weeks ago, Iranian political prisoners sent an open letter to European governments. They wrote, “The life and security of human beings are worthless in Iran. How could a regime that has no mercy on its own people be of help in resolving the problems of other nations?”
“Partnering with the Iranian regime in regional security is bewildering because the Tehran is the source of the problems in the region and the Godfather of terrorism,” they added.
I must also point out to unrelenting demonstrations by teachers, workers and other segments of Iranian society, which reflect the desire and readiness of the Iranian society for change.
Need for policy change
In such circumstances, engagement with the religious fascism ruling Iran and its president is against democracy and human rights in Iran and encourages further executions. It also undermines peace and tranquility in the region and fuels terrorism as well as Shiite and Sunni extremism.
Needless to say, long-term economic investment in this decaying and faltering regime is nothing but a mirage.
We expect the international community, particularly the European Union, to predicate their relations with the Iranian regime on an end to executions in Iran. They should also pressure the clerical regime to release political prisoners.
And we expect the United States and the European Union to fulfill their commitments and pledges to protect Camp Liberty residents. It is time to put an end to the insecurity and siege of this Camp, especially the medical blockade.
And finally, it is necessary that Western governments respect the Iranian people's resistance for freedom.
The crux of the matter is the freedom of the Iranian people. As the Marseillaise says, "Freedom, o' freedom." This is the key to resolving the Iranian crisis and to confronting instability in the region.
Thank you all very much.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Iran- Tribute to the beautiful soul of Reyhaneh Jabbari


The 4th anniversary of brave Reyhaneh Jabari
Reyhaneh was unjustly executed for defending herself against a government rapist in Tehran.

British MEP’s Message on the Anniversary of the Criminal Execution of Rayhaneh Jabbari in Iran

Reyhaneh Jabbari+Sholeh Pakravan

Reyhaneh Jabbari commemorated despite mother's arrest

Reyhaneh Jabbari's voice on her last letter
Text of Reyhaneh Jabbari's will

Text of Reyhaneh Jabbari's will in a voice message to her mother



The mother of Reyhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman in her twenties who was executed a year ago for killing an Iranian intelligence agent who had attempted to rape her, spoke out against the injustices in Iran by the mullahs’ regime at a gathering on Sunday at Tehran's Behesht Zahra Cemetery to mark the first anniversary of her daughter’s execution.

Sholeh Pakravan said there are “hundreds and hundreds” of mother’s in Iran who cannot sleep at night because their sons and daughters have been snatched away from them by the authorities in Iran.

Iran's fundamentalist regime last year executed Ms. Pakravan’s daughter, Reyhaneh Jabbari, at the age of 26.

Ms. Pakravan was joined at the ceremony by Ms. Gohar Eshghi, the mother of dissident Iranian web-logger Sattar Beheshti who was tortured to death in prison in Iran in 2012. Ms. Eshghi said she did not fear what the regime might do to her and she vowed to be the voice of her late son to bring his murderers to justice.
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Iranians mark anniversary of Reyhaneh Jabbari’s execution

Despite a clampdown on anti-regime gatherings and a heightened security presence around Reyhaneh’s grave, brave Iranians, including the families of the martyrs of the 1980s prison massacre and the 2009 anti-regime uprising, took part in the ceremony. Among the attendees were Dr. Mohammad Maleki, the first Chancellor of the University of Tehran following the 1979 revolution, and Ms. Gohar Eshghi, the mother of dissident web-logger Sattar Beheshti who was tortured to death in prison in 2012.

Plainclothes agents of the regime photographed the attendees on their departure.

When she was just 19 years old, Ms. Reyhaneh Jabbari was working as a decorator when she was forced to defend herself against an assault by the intelligence agent. She was jailed for seven years and was executed on October 25, 2014 despite an international campaign to save her.
 Also there was gathering in her memory in all over the world
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 In Ottawa on Oct. 24, 2015: Iranian-Canadians in front of US embassy condemning wave of executions in Iran and remembering Reyhaneh Jabbari on the anniversary of her execution
Also in a a wonderful action in Sidney take a look at photos yes Reyhaneh , lives on in us


Remembering Reyhaneh Jabbari
Sunday, 25 October 2015 00:00
By William C. Anderson, Truthout | Op-Ed

On the anniversary of Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution by the Iranian government, it's important to remember her through her own words
"With a hanging rope in front of my eyes, that I am not afraid of, I write to tell the tale that I lived, leaving nothing unspoken." - Reyhaneh Jabbari

Today is a cold anniversary marred by the reminder of an unjust death. On this day one year ago, Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed by hanging in Iran. She was only 26 years old at the time of her death. Despite the fact she was taken from this earth, she left us many important things before her departure. She willed us words that are eternally poetic, whether she intended them that way or not, whether she knew they would reach us or not.

The death of Reyhaneh Jabbari is more than just an unfortunate event. She is more than the horror that led up to her untimely demise. She was a young woman full of things we needed to hear and it's a shame that the world was only allowed to read about her in the terrible outcome of her "trial" and the international disgust thereafter. It's important for us all to realize that her execution, the injustice around it and the chauvinism hurled at her are not just Iranian problems.

Reyhaneh was convicted of killing a man she said attempted to rape her. She was arrested in 2007 after being accused of the murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former Iranian intelligence ministry worker. She wrote from prison about how she was forced to confess to premeditated murder:

Once they took me somewhere for interrogation where I saw a 14 or 15 year old girl hanging from the ceiling from her wrists. The girl was pale, her lips were cracked. She was whimpering.
[In another room,] the interrogator sat across from me and said that today or tomorrow they would go get my little sister ... He referred to her by name: Badook. "It is her turn," he said. "She is frail, thin ... How long do you think she will last hanging like that one?" He began telling me in detail what he was going to do in front of me to my little sister ... I started crying and begged him not to do such a thing. He said he had no alternative. I asked him what I could do to stop him from hurting my sister. He said: "It is very simple. Just confess that you bought the knife before the murder." ... So I wrote that I had bought the knife beforehand, signed the paper and breathed a sigh of relief.
She would spend years in prison awaiting her execution. I imbibed whatever words I could find from her after reading about her story and came to see her extremely moving heart in the expressions rendered from the captivity of imprisonment. The late Jabbari was a woman who like many other women became prey for the deviant intentions of men.

In Mexico, a case with some parallels took place with Yakiri Rubi Rubio. According to Yakiri, on December 9, 2013, she was abducted by two brothers who took her back to a hotel at knifepoint where they sexually abused her. She was ultimately able to use the weapon against her assailants and escape. Although she was not executed for defending herself, it was 18 months later after she'd spent time in prison that courts would concede she was defending herself.

Iran's regional rival, Saudi Arabia, sentenced a woman to six months in prison and 200 lashes for her gang rape around the same time Reyhaneh was arrested. Her punishment increased when she spoke to the media about what happened to her. She would ultimately be pardoned though she too faced prison time for her rape.

The state and its executioners often back up and reinforce the men who victimize rather than the women who have been victimized.
Women's punishment and death for rape and sexual abuse are not new phenomena. Europe and the United States both have rich histories in this regard. From the kidnapping and rape of enslaved African and Native women to the witch trials that took place throughout, criminalizing women at any expense was normalized as foundational early on in the formation of the nation-states we recognize today.

An early example lies in the case of a 19-year-old enslaved woman named Celia. After years of being raped by her "owner," Robert Newsom, she eventually became unwilling to take any more of his abuse. One night after Newsom informed Celia he would be paying her a visit she clubbed him to death upon arrival to her cabin. She faced trial over his murder and was hung at the gallows, like Reyhaneh, for killing the man who regularly violated her. Death makes permanent the solution then and now for many women who dare to challenge the desire of their male attackers.

The state and its executioners often back up and reinforce the men who victimize rather than the women who have been victimized. Reyhaneh's case is one more example of the futility of the death penalty.

I can never hope to completely understand the struggle or the women who have been taken away by the endless vortex of sexist accusation and punishment. For centuries, dating back to the most ancient of times, this spectacle has been repeated. Another young star was destroyed before she could actualize her hopes and her dreams. Reyhaneh told us as much when she wrote:

Anytime I think of my hopes and dreams, I start to cry. When I fall asleep thinking of the hopes I had for my future, I dream of myself on my wedding day wearing a white dress. Then slowly the dress turns from white to black, my eye makeup looks like I have been crying, my face is covered with black tulle and I see myself holding a bouquet of dried up dead flowers. I have never told a soul about this until now. No one knows how I was forced to give up the love of my life. I had to. When I was nineteen I had no idea that my life would go up in smoke in that house and that a few years later, the courts would decide to make me into ashes.
These institutions that snatched Reyhaneh are grossly repetitive: misogyny, execution and government. The way they worked in harmony to stifle her voice is an evil harmony in a sad song that plays on repeat the world over. Be it where I live in the United States or in Iran, each of these systems has the complete and full capability of committing more trauma on top of what already preexists. There is no reconciliation in the needles that inject poison, the ropes that squeeze necks or any of the methods governments use to kill those they have deemed unfit to live.

The irony lies in the fact that the ones who choose to take life see themselves as holy and in situations like Reyhaneh's, governments spite their adversaries by condemning them for killing women and men like her. Meanwhile, they all do the same to their own citizens. Reyhaneh was not a tool for jingoists to label Iran as primitive. She was a person who had her own life, her own desires and her own words. She was special and unique in the softness of her existence.

The reality that permanently stripped her of her physical consciousness was like a bullet piercing a cloud. Despite the fact she is gone and I'll never see her face, or read new words from her, she is still here. She will come and reform again and again like water that evaporates and falls from the sky and separates to go off distances. She is living because she chose to live through her final experience and surpass the boundaries of physical death.

In her final words to her mother, she said:

My kind mother, dear Sholeh, the one more dear to me than my life, I don't want to rot under the soil. I don't want my eye or my young heart to turn into dust ... Beg so that it is arranged that as soon as I am hanged my heart, kidney, eye, bones and anything that can be transplanted be taken away from my body and given to someone who needs them as a gift. I don't want the recipient to know my name, buy me a bouquet, or even pray for me. I am telling you from the bottom of my heart that I don't want to have a grave for you to come and mourn there and suffer. I don't want you to wear black clothing for me. Do your best to forget my difficult days. Give me to the wind to take away.
Reyhaneh has certainly given us her heart and spilled its beauty for us to carry it with us wherever we should go. In her words, she gave us bones to make us strong and kidneys to cleanse us of the toxins of this world. And lastly she gave us eyes to see if we will only look through them.
 مراسم بزرگداشت ریحانه جباری در بهشت زهرا





Friday, October 23, 2015

Iran-Iraq-camp Liberty- An artical in The World Post By Hejrat Moezi douter of political prisoner Ali Moezi: My Father Is A Political Prisoner Facing Imminent Threat

Hejrat Moezi, a 27-year-old political opponent of the regime ruling Iran, has written in The World Post about the plight of her father, a political prisoner in Iran. Hejrat left Iran in early 2008 and currently resides in Camp Liberty, Iraq, home to thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, or MEK). Her mother and sister are also in Camp Liberty. Her father, PMOI supporter Ali Moezi, is an agricultural engineer and a political prisoner in the Central Prison of Karaj in Iran.
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

IRAN NEWS IN BRIEF21October


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MPs urge UK to focus on human rights in Iran policy
Maryam Rajavi: Britain ought to base relations with Iran's regime on end to death penalty
Maryam Rajavi’s message to Berlin conference for democracy in Iran
U.N. chief condemns execution of minors in Iran
Sen. Bob Menendez urges Obama to tighten Iran sanctions

Monday, October 19, 2015

Iran-Maryam Rajavi's Message to Conference at Housesof Common: Britain ought to base relations with Iran's regime on end to death penalty

Maryam Rajavi's Message

 I call on Britain to predicate their relations with the Iranian regime on ending the death penalty

Iran-Maryam Rajavi's Message

Look at Iraq: The Iranian regime and the militia affiliated to the Qods Force are the main cause of instability in that country and have been most instrumental to the emergence and expansion of the ISIS. They have also exterminated the conditions for popular mobilization in Iraq to confront the ISIS. 

Iran-Maryam Rajavi's Message

Look at Syria: The main cause of instability are the Iranian mullahs. It is the Revolutionary Guards Corps that fights on the front line
of genocidal operations whose victims have exceeded 300,000. Tehran mullahs commanded a disastrous, nationwide crackdown, and brought about homelessness of millions of Syrians and mass migration of hundreds of thousands of them to Europe. The mullahs laid the grounds for Russia’s interference in Syria and escalation of the crisis there.

Look at Yemen: The mullahs and their proxy group led the country into war.


NCRI - A vast array of British lawmakers from all major parties on Monday took part in a conference in the UK House of Commons to discuss the underlying reasons for increased executions in Iran and the future consequences of the deteriorating human rights situation in that country, the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom said.


In a statement on its website, the committee added:
A message was read out on behalf of the President-elect of Iranian Resistance Mrs. Maryam Rajavi at the conference which was attended by over two dozen Parliamentarians and legal experts and which heard also from prominent British human rights advocates and members of the Anglo-Iranian Youth Society. Cross-Party panellists called on the UK government to hold the theocratic regime in Tehran and its leaders accountable for systematic human rights abuses and sponsorship of terrorism.

Speakers strongly condemned the regime's use of the Death Penalty including the execution of juvenile offenders to spread fear in society. Warning about the alarming trend of public hangings in Iran, they expressed serious concern over recent reports that the regime's Intelligence Ministry had arrested a number of political dissidents, supporters of the main Iranian opposition group, the PMOI, family members of Camp Liberty residents and former political prisoners.
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In her message to the conference, Mrs. Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), said, “We have time and again experienced that any policy relying on the Iranian regime, which is the main cause of instability and genocide in the region, is doomed to fail. The right policy is to side with the Iranian people and Resistance. I call on Britain and all western governments to stop ignoring human rights abuses in Iran and predicate their relations with the Iranian regime on the ending the death penalty.”
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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Maryam Rajavi's massage:Harrowing execution of a 23-year-old woman


The news of execution of a 23-year-old woman on October 12th was shocking particularly that it took place in Shiraz, Iran’s cultural capital, a short distance from Persepolis and the tomb of Cyrus the Great who announced the first charter in defense of human rights 25 centuries ago.
Fatemeh Salbehi had been sentenced to death in a hasty, unjust trial for murdering her husband at the age of 16, a charge that she never accepted. The punishment violated international humanitarian standards and was a breach of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on Children’s Rights.
The destiny of this innocent young woman is but an example of the fate of countless girls in Iran, today. No one was allowed to seriously defend her. Nobody asked why this 16-year-old girl had to marry when she was supposed to sit in her classroom. No one asked what kind of violence she was subjected to physically and psychologically. And no one asked why she was sentenced to the maximum punishment, the death penalty, while she had not accepted the charge.
The killing of this young woman once again unveils the cruel image of the ruling mullahs who need to spill blood of Iran’s youths and adolescents to maintain their grips on power.
 At the same time, western governments shamelessly keep silent and do not react to such news because of their financial deals and interests. When they do not stand up to the flagrant violations of human rights in Iran, the mullahs become emboldened and expand their threat to other parts of the world.

ٰVidio and photos:Maryam Rajavi visits Iran human rights exhibition in Paris


NCRI - Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi attended on Saturday an exhibition in Paris exposing human rights abuses by the mullahs' regime in Iran.

Mrs. Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, visited the exhibition on the World Day Against the Death Penalty.

International human rights personalities and lawmakers joined Mrs. Rajavi at the exhibition. They included Gilbert Mitterrand, former member of the French National Assembly and son of the late President François Mitterrand; Rama Yade, former French Minister of Human Rights; Dr. Maki Mandela, women’s rights advocate and daughter of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela; and Jean-François Legaret, Mayor of the 1st district of Paris.













Text and Video of speeches of Makaziwe Mandela daughter of Nelson Mandela and David Jones at a conference on human rights in Iran on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty


Maki Mandela: Global support exists for Mrs. Rajavi’s movement


Phumla Makaziwe Mandela, a women’s rights advocate and daughter of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, has urged the people of Iran to continue their fight to achieve freedom and democracy.

Dr. Maki Mandela made the remarks at a major conference in Paris on human rights in Iran on October 10 on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty.

Addressing the people of Iran, Dr. Mandela said: "All I say to you is do not lose hope, stay with hope and resilience, and hope in a greater power, and you will succeed eventually in your fight against evil."

"No death penalty can prevent a good idea whose time has come."

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David Jones MP supports Maryam Rajavi’s 10-point plan for future Iran

NCRI - Rt. Hon. David Jones MP, former Secretary of States for Wales in the cabinet of Prime Minister David Cameron and a member of the House of Commons from the United Kingdom, addressed a major conference in Paris on human rights in Iran on October 10 on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty.

It will be under the leadership of Maryam Rajavi that we will have truly a new era for Iran, because Mrs. Rajavi’s plan spells out a vision that is the precise opposite of what is presented to the Iranian people by Tehran’s theocratic rulers today. It comprises all the necessary elements to build a future platform for freedom and democratic progress in your country. It declares that in the free Iran of tomorrow, we support and are committed to the abolition of the death penalty. And we want to set up a modern legal system based on the principles of presumption of innocence, the right to defense and the right to be tried in a public court. Cruel and degrading punishments will have no place in the future Iran.
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

IRAN NEWS IN BRIEF-13,Oct,


Paris - Text of speech by Ex political prisoner ,Farzad Madadzadeh at a conference on human rights in Iran on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty


In the name of God,
In the name of liberty,
Hail to Iran’s shining sun sister Maryam [Rajavi], and our ever-alert brother Massoud, and hail to the Ashrafi heroines and heroes in Camp Liberty.
Greetings to my dear compatriots and you friends of the Resistance
Greetings to the struggling and Mojahed prisoners
And greetings to the martyrs of freedom
Hail to Akbar and Mahdieh that I am forever proud of.

My name is Farzad Madadzadeh. I have recently come from Iran. I am 30 years old and I have spent five years in the regime’s prisons.

I got to know the Resistance and the PMOI twelve years ago when I saw the picture of sister Maryam in the Asia Daily and then I watched the programs of Simaye Azadi, the resistance television.

After I learned about the PMOI, my path in life was drastically changed. The suffering of people concerned me and fighting this criminal regime and ending this suffering became my goal.

I was arrested in 2008 and I was condemned to five years in prison in Evin and Gohardasht.
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Paris - Text of speech by daughter of political prisoner Saleh Kohandel, at a conference on human rights in Iran on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty

Greetings to my dear sister Maryam [Rajavi] and all you dear friends,
Greetings to the combatants in Camp Liberty and all my compatriots that hear my voice,

My name is Paria Kohandel and I left Iran only a few months ago.
My father is political prisoner Saleh Kohandel who is imprisoned in the dreaded Gohardasht Prison.
On April 19, 2011, my dear uncle Akbar and my beloved aunt Mahdieh were martyred in an attack [on Camp Ashraf] by Nuri Maliki’s paid hands.

My dear sister Maryam, I bring you many greetings and hails.
The greetings of thousands of political prisoner in Iran prisons;
The cries of mothers whose tears rain down on the floors of prisons;
The greetings of the working children with calloused hands who are waiting to breathe the clean air that you represent; the air of liberty and emancipation;
The greetings of the trampled girls in the pus of mullahs’ ruled society;
The greetings of those who kiss the noose in Gohardasht, Evin and Kahrizak.
My greetings have passed through the barbed wires of Gohardasht, the thick walls of Evin, and the storehouses of Qarchak;
The prisons that during my childhood I used to run in their dusty visitors’ halls.

I am the weekly voyager to Gohardasht and Evin prisons. As my father says, the Pari with a wonderful voice whose father lived only 20 minutes a week.

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Mrs. Pakravan says come to me to tell you a bitter story, perhaps you would wake up and join our hands and be a part of those who oppose execution. Perhaps your dreams would become our dreams of an Iran without execution, an Iran without the death penalty.

Iran-Mrs. Sholeh Pakravan, Reyhaneh Jabbari’s:NO 2 EXECUTION, period


Sholeh Pakravan at Reyhaneh Jabbari gravesite

Mrs. Sholeh Pakravan, Reyhaneh Jabbari’s mother talks on the occasion of Oct. 10th the World Day Against Execution. She calls on those who execute people under the banner of the so called 'Justice' and those who see this horrifying and disgusting scene of a man or a woman battling for their life on the end of the rope, be it in public or inside prisons.
Mrs. Pakravan, as she claims, is an advocate of No to execution, since her own daughter, Reyhaneh was hanged last year on Oct. 25th for a so called crime that is in every man and woman’s right, in defense of her honor against a sexual assault by an Iranian intelligence ministry officer.
Mrs. Pakravan says come to me to tell you a bitter story, perhaps you would wake up and join our hands and be a part of those who oppose execution. Perhaps your dreams would become our dreams of an Iran without execution, an Iran without the death penalty.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Two interview with An ex political prisoner who fled Iran: Electrocution, rape and drug-induced confessions in Iran prisons

Dissidents warn human rights in Iran worse under Rouhani - POLITICO

An Iranian dissident who fled his country after being imprisoned in Tehran for five years said in an interview Saturday with POLITICO that conditions for prisoners had worsened and human rights violations continued after the regime’s President Hassan Rouhani came to power.



Farzad Madadzadeh, a 29-year-old opposition activist, was arrested for political activities in February 2009 under the regime’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He said that after Rouhani came to power in 2013, more political prisoners had been jailed, conditions in prison worsened and the number of executions rose dramatically as the new regime sought to stave off the risk of a popular uprising fueled by increased access to outside information.

His interview with POLITICO comes three months after Western powers agreed to lift economic sanctions against Tehran progressively in exchange for its promise to limit nuclear activities. However, sanctions for human rights violations and support of terrorism remain in place, and evidence that Iran’s record on either front is worsening could impede a full normalization of ties with the West, and raise criticism of the nuclear deal.

“When Rouhani was elected all furloughs for jailed former officials of the regime were canceled,” said Madadzadeh, a member of the PMOI opposition group active inside Iran and among exiles in many countries. “Access to medical treatment outside of prison was called off completely. More people like teachers were arrested and imprisoned merely for demanding access to their welfare rights.”

Daily Mail: Electrocution, rape and drug-induced confessions in Iran prison


Blindfolded with his hands in cuffs, Farzad Madadzadeh would be beaten for up to 16 hours a day in an Iranian prison, the MailOnline wrote on Saturday. “He was electrocuted and punched by three guards who threw him around like a 'football', before returning him to a tiny solitary confinement cell. 


Each night for five years he would fall asleep wondering if death would come for him in the morning, or whether yet another day of torture and questioning was in store. His only crime? Speaking out against Iran's regime.”

'You are subjected to all kinds of torture - psychological and physical,' he told MailOnline. 'Constant interrogation, constant beating around the clock.

'Any moment you wait for something to happen - a new torture session or a death sentence.

'You are totally isolated from the rest of the world. The only voice you hear is the voice of death.'

He claims guards would bring drugs including heroin into the prison to encourage addiction, making it easier for interrogators to 'crack' prisoners suffering from withdrawal symptoms