Maryam Rajavi’s New Year and Christmas greetings

Paris, 24 Dec – Muslims and Christians can rely on their “common values” to stand up to extremists who “pervert their religions”, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said in a Christmas message on Thursday. In a message to Christians in Iran and around the world, Rajavi said: “I would like to greet you on Christmas and the... Read More

Maryam Rajavi: Human Rights and Freedom will win with struggle of Iranian people and Resistance

Message to the conference at the UK parliament on the occasion of the international human rights day The International Human Rights Day is actually the day of Iran and the people of Iran because my country is where people are most eager and thirsty for human rights.It is the day of Iran because it is the most oppressed country in the... Read More

Time to Confront Iran’s Human Rights Abuses

“Silence on Tehran’s abysmal human rights record is and must not an option.” By Lord Maginnis of Drumglass  The Diplomat - 28 September 2015 Whether one supports the nuclear deal with Iran or not, one must accept that it is the new reality in which further Western policies toward Iran will have to operate. With that in mind,... Read More

The BBC has been hoodwinked by Iran’s President Rouhani

Under the supposed moderates, the regime has launched what Amnesty recently called 'a staggering execution spree', writes Christopher Booker in the Sunday Telegraph today. By Christopher Booker   Suddenly last week, all over the BBC, we had Iran, the explanation being that it has been allowed to send a reporter into the country,... Read More

We must speak up against sharp rise of executions in Iran

Co-chair of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom Lord Carlile of Berriew calls on the international community to condemn the human rights situation in Iran with nearly 700 executions since January 2015. By Lord Alex Carlile - The Parliament Magazine The alarming recent rise in executions in Iran, especially during the... Read More

Iran accused of sentencing dead man to death to cover up torture

According to a report published on the Telegraph website on Sunday, supporters of the Iranian faith healer, Mohammad Ali Taheri who was jailed for blasphemy and "touching the wrists of female patients" have accused Iran's government of posthumously sentencing him to death to cover up his death from torture and hunger strike. Mohammad Ali... Read More

A mother’s story from prison in Iran

Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, a mother of two young children, is a prisoner of conscience in Tehran’s Evin Prison. Recently she wrote a letter addressed to her children and Amnesty International wrote a blog about it calling for her immediate release. Amnesty International: Narges Mohammadi has been in and out of... Read More

Hassan Rouhani chided for religious persecution

By Cheryl Wetzstein - The Washington Times Iran’s president, who reached his second anniversary in office Monday, was again implored to release prisoners of conscience — including an Iranian-American pastor — and improve conditions for freedom of religion. “Two years have passed since President [Hassan] Rouhani assumed office,... Read More

With or without deal, US must uphold commitments to Iranian dissidents

By Cols. Wesley Martin (ret.), Leo McCloskey (ret.) and Thomas Cantwell (ret.) - The Hill (Congress Blog) The U.S. and other key world powers concluded a controversial nuclear agreement with Iran in mid-July, which left the regime’s nuclear infrastructure in place but conceded to lifting crippling sanctions. The administration has... Read More

The lie that Europe cares about human rights

By Michael Rubin Once upon a time, the European Union prided itself on human rights a “core aspect of European identity.” When Klaus Kinkel became Germany’s foreign minister on May 18, 1992, he declared promotion of human rights to be a top priority, at least rhetorically. Behind-the-scenes, though, Kinkel seemed to salivate at the... Read More

History repeating as Iran exports terrorism

By Hossein Abedini Argentinian Prosecutor Alberto Nisman fingered Iran as being behind the 1994 bombing of the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association community centre. Nisman was found dead of a gunshot wound the day that he was supposed to present evidence against the regime, and this has brought back into focus Iran’s long-standing... Read More

Islamic Fundamentalism and Iran

Islamic Fundamentalism, which may manifest itself on the streets of France or Yemen and Syria, and its victims may be diverse, is a single issue confronting the globe. It is in fact shrewdly promoted and sustained by a regime, which relies on the phenomenon for its very survival. The footprint of the theocratic Iranian regime is present... Read More