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Michael White Convicted as Crackdown on Western “Infiltration” Continues

By Edward Carney

It was revealed on Monday that Michael White, a US Navy veteran who was romantically involved with an Iranian woman, had been sentenced by an Iranian court to an unspecified prison term. It is the latest in a long series of cases that demonstrate what has been described by the United Nations and other human rights defenders as an escalating pattern of crackdowns on dual and foreign nationals in Iran.

Iran: Continuing human rights abuses highlighted by UN

By INU Staff

INU- The United Nations has publicly raised its concerns about the human rights abuses that continue in Iran. The report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran underlines a number of concerns that the UN urges the Iranian government to address in a timely manner.

Ebrahim Raisi Butcher of Political Prisoners Appointed As Head Of Iran Judiciary

By INU Staff

On March 4th mojahedin.org published an article containing a detailed account of the horrific  Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in the  summer of 1988 in Iran who were serving or even had finished their sentences.

Even though there have been a number of articles addressing this issue but since Ebrahim Raisi a key member of the ‘Death Commission’ during the massacre has been appointed as the new head of the Iranian regime's Judiciary  it would be appropriate to have a comprehensive account of this horrific massacre from start to finish,  a crime which has remained without accounatbility up to this day.

Thus, it is recommended to read the story and let others know about it.

 

Unpunished Crime: the 1988 Massacre of Political prisoners in Iran

By INU Staff

INU- From 1981 to 1987, thousands of Iranian activists, mainly youth, were arrested for opposing the regime and for supporting the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI, MEK).
When Khomeini felt that defeat was imminent during the final phases of the Iran-Iraq war, he decided to take his revenge on these political prisoners. Many of the prisoners had previously been imprisoned and released, but were re-arrested. Prisoners were sorted across the country by their political affiliation, or whether they had denounced the MEK.

Germany’s appeasement of Iran at the expense of human rights

By INU Staff

INU- The Iranian regime has a history of deception and lies. It has proven time and time again that it cannot be trusted. Indeed, the Islamic Revolution was based on a lie. Founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, assured the people of Iran that he did not want personal power – rather he wanted an Islamic democracy. What a lie this turned out to be. Iran became under the rule of a dictator and corruption and brutality have been defining elements of the clerical rule ever since.

Amnesty: Iran must release environmentalists

By INU Staff

INU- Amnesty International has urged Iran to release eight environmentalists arrested on "trumped-up" spying charges, subjected to inhumane treatment and given a "grossly unfair trial".

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