The Trump administration has been subjecting the Iranian regime to a maximum pressure campaign for several months now. The aim is to restrict the regime’s belligerent activities and to cut it off from the funds it uses to finance terrorist groups and operations.
In its latest move, the United States has put tight travel restrictions on a number of Iranian diplomats and their families that live in New York.
INU - The British-Iranian charity worker wrongfully imprisoned on spying charges in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has now been transferred to a mental health ward, her husband said.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, was arrested in April 2016, falsely charged with spying, and later sentenced to five years in prison. She had been visiting family in Iran for the Iranian New Year with her baby daughter Gabriella.
During the final conference in the 5-day event being held in Ashraf 3, home to the MEK in Albania, a number of speakers participated in a discussion regarding the 1988 massacre of political prisoners.
The Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini ordered the execution of political prisoners via a fatwa that was issued. Death Committees were set up and more than 30,000 political prisoners were summarily and extra-judicially executed during the summer of 1988. Most of those who were killed were supporters or members of the PMOI / MEK.