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Camp Ashraf in Iraq: Spanish court investigates a close ally of Maliki

A Spanish court investigation is to include Faleh al-Fayad, security adviser to the Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. This comes in the wake of a complaint filed against him as a person responsible for serious breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention for his alleged involvement in the killings on April 8, 2011, and September 1, 2013, of protected persons under the Fourth Geneva Convention living in Camp Ashraf, according to the decision.

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Iran: Human rights lawyer banned from practicing

Sunday, 19 October 2014 16:30

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh says a court has banned her from practicing her profession for three years.

Mrs. Sotoudeh told AFP that she would not challenge the decision but will hold a sit-down protest outside the Iran Bar Association's headquarters in Tehran, starting on Tuesday.

"The tribunal made this illegal decision at the demand of a court based at Evin Prison," the Tehran jail where she served her sentence, Sotoudeh said by telephone to AFP.


UN report documents alarming rise in exactions in Iraq

Sunday, 19 October 2014 15:56

A report published on Sunday by top United Nations officials documents the alarming rise in executions carried out by Iraq since the restoration of the death penalty in 2005.

The report by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) details how executions in Iraq are often carried out in batches.

Up to 34 individuals were executed in a single day and that overall, many convictions are based on questionable evidence and systemic failures in the administration of justice.


Iraqi medical blockade endangers lives of Iranian opposition in Camp Liberty

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 22:33

Despite numerous referrals to and correspondence with the United Nations and the United States Embassy officials, the criminal medical blockade of Camp Liberty residents is continuing. With each passing day, the consequences of this blockade -- that has so far tormented to death 21 patients -- leaves deeper destructive and irreversible effects on hundreds of patients at Camp Liberty and endangers the lives of a greater number of these patients.


WT: Iran executions surge amid U.S. nuclear talks

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:40

“Rights groups and regional analysts say Iran’s record may be worsening in the backdrop of potential detente with the West,” an article published Wednesday in The Washington Times reports.

“The situation is prompting some in Washington to criticize the Obama administration for not applying more public pressure on Tehran to adhere to international human rights standards.”


Iran: Political prisoner goes on hunger strike to protest denial of medical treatment

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 22:01

An Iranian political prisoner who is in critical physical condition because of denial of medical treatment went on a hunger strike on Friday.

Political prisoner Mr. Mashallah Haeri, 63, who is kept in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj had suffered several bleedings in his ears and nose. H was transferred to the hospital unconscious.


Camp Liberty: Intentional delays in transfer of patients to hospital continues

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 21:59

Camp Liberty, Iraq

The Iraqi forces continue to hamper and introduce intentional delays in the transfer of patients, including those in critical condition, to the hospital.

This is part of the criminal medical blockade on Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty that so far has tormented to death twenty-one patients and caused deterioration of conditions and turning incurable the illnesses of many others.


UN human rights report expresses concern about surge in executions, torture and suppression

Thursday, 09 October 2014 15:25

Excerpts of October 2014 report of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran:

“The human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran remains of concern.” “Various laws, policies and institutional practices continue to undermine the conditions needed for the realization of the fundamental rights guaranteed by international and national law.”


22 Facebook users arrested in Iran's latest Internet crackdown

Thursday, 09 October 2014 15:24

Iran's security forces have arrested 22 Facebook users as part of the regime's ongoing crackdown on social networking sites.

They are the latest among scores of Internet users who have been arrested in Iran this year.

Colonel Shaaban Torknia said of the recent arrests: “With coordination with the judicial authorities, we will deal with individuals who are in contact with foreign networks."


NCRI reveals: Iranian regime conceals nuclear activities to avoid U.N. inspections

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 19:53

Arak Heavy Water reactor

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) revealed on Wednesday that the Iranian regime has moved a nuclear weaponisation and research and planning center to avoid detection by the United Nations nuclear watchdog.

The NCRI exposed the Iranian regime’s clandestine uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and a heavy water facility at Arak in 2002. It was after this revelation that the Iranian regime acknowledged having an enrichment program.


Iran: Two dozen Sunnis arrested

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 19:52

The Iranian regime’s State Security Forces have arrested at least 20 Sunni Iranians on the day of Islamic feast Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice in western city of Mahabad.

The forces violently raided the houses of these residents of Mahabad. Three of the residents who have been arrested and transferred to undisclosed location are: Salar Saeedi, Shoresh Aaeineh and Mohammad Modaressi.


Medical blockade on Camp Liberty Iranian continues

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 20:54

The medical blockade on Camp Liberty continues and the army intelligence forces (AIF) hamper transfer of patients to hospital which has placed a number of patients, especially those with cancer, in a critical condition.

Tormenting patients to death is a well-known anti-human policy implemented under the supervision of Faleh Fayyaz, Nouri al-Maliki’s National Security Advisor.


Woman arrested for trying to watch men’s volleyball match goes on hunger strike

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 20:51

An Iranian British woman who has been held for nearly over 100 day in Tehran's Evin prison after trying to attend men’s volleyball match has gone on hunger strike.

In late September, Mrs Ghavami was charged with “propaganda against the regime",a friend of her family told Telegraph on September 25.


Mother of Rayhaneh Jabbari makes plea for daughter's life

Monday, 06 October 2014 19:19

The mother of a 26-year-old Iranian woman sentenced to death has made a desperate plea to save her daughter's life in a interview Tuesday.

Mrs. Shole Pakravan speaking to via Skype said: "The only thing I want ... from God, from people around the world ... in any way, in any form, is I just want to bring Rayhaneh back home."


Call to save the life of Ayatollah Kazemeyni Boroujerdi

Monday, 06 October 2014 19:18

ILA calls on all international bodies and mechanisms to take effective and immediate measures to save the life of political prisoner Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi who is at the risk of execution.

On Saturday morning, October 4, following a sit-in and the insistence by Mr Boroujerdi’s family to see him, a short visit ensued.


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Introduction Bulletin

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The Guardian: Open Letter by British Dignitaries on Camp Liberty

Shocking UN report

Water shortage -Camp Liberty

Protection for Ashraf

Murderous attack on Camp Ashraf 8 April 2011

Conference - Women's Day

Interviews with handicapped and ill people of Ashraf

Ashraf the Message

Project - Ashraf The Message

News bulletin June 2012

News bulletin June 2012

23 June Gathering