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The West Must Shine a Light on the Shadows of the Iranian Regime's Human Rights Abuses

 In an article for Forbes by Heshmat Alavi, Iranian activist writes, “As the world recently marked International Human Rights Day, it should be known that the regime in Iran considers its deplorable human rights dossier as its main weakness.”

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Protests in Europe, Turkey over Atrocities in Aleppo

In Ankara on Thursday, hundreds marched in protest at Russian and Iranian involvement in the siege of Aleppo.  This is the latest in a series of demonstrations in Europe over the Syria crisis.  Some 800 people joined the demonstration outside the Iranian embassy, and later at the Russian embassy, chanting "Aleppo is the world's shame" before protesting at the.

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The British Parliament Condemned the Ever-Growing Number of Executions in Iran

During a session at the House of Lords. They emphasised that the Regime’s growing human rights violations must be punished.

Lord David Alton, a high-profile lawmaker who established the human rights lobbying group Jubilee Campaign, criticised the Iranian Regime for violating the human rights of its citizens and praised the Iranian Resistance for standing up against the violations.

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Extreme Concern for Aleppo’s Civilians by Human Rights and Aid Organizations  

 

Because renewed air strikes and shelling rocked the city, the plan to evacuate civilians from eastern Aleppo stalled on Wednesday, according to Reuters.  Russia and Turkey brokered a ceasefire on Tuesday, and was intended to end years of fighting in the city.  It would have given Syrian President Bashar al-Assad his biggest victory in more than five years of war.

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The First President of Tehran University Condemns Iran’s Crimes in Aleppo

Dr. Mohammad Maleki, the first president of Tehran University after Iran's revolution, strongly condemned the crimes of the Iranian and Russian regimes in Aleppo in an interview, “Russia and Quds forces perpetrate massacres of the innocent Syrians and they proudly utter that they have snatched victory. They celebrate and distribute sweets in the streets. Qasem Soleimani also goes to Aleppo to walk by the corpses and burned ruins of the city. On the other hand, he criticizes the international community for falling silent against such crimes in Aleppo. He states:"it is so disheartening that the world lacks morality, decency, and humanity. Every day we see the images of children who were killed in Aleppo whereas the forces claim that they are fighting against terrorists.”

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Iranian “Moderates” Widely Condemned for Lack of Action on Human Rights

By INU Staff 

INU - On Friday, Human Rights Watch released a statement decrying Iranian lawmakers for their failure to respond to hardline crackdowns aimed at fellow citizens who have helped to expose the past crimes of the Islamic Republic. The statement particularly emphasized the case of Ahmed Montazeri, the son of the Iranian cleric and former heir-apparent to the supreme leadership, Hossein-Ali Montazeri.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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