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UN human rights expert condemns “defamatory” Iran press report
UNMonday, 24 April 2017 The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Asma Jahangir, has denounced a report published by the Iranian News Agency (IRNA) alleging that she was planning to undertake a visit to Saudi Arabia in order to defame…
UN Secretary General speaks about 1988 massacre in Iran
By Iran Probe staff Saturday, 18 March 2017 The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has introduced a report on the situation of human rights abuses in Iran to the current session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The report has been welcomed by human rights defenders in Iran for…
Shocking Report Shows Iran’s Poor Dwelling in Graves
  Asharq Al-Awsat English Wednesday, 28 December 2016 Shocking footage of homeless people spending their nights in empty graves outside Iran’s capital surfaced, shocking the cleric-led regime even raising the alarms for the country’s president. Shahrvand daily had first issued a report touching on the subject on Tuesday. Images by…
Five siblings and a brother-in-law of Mansoureh Behkish, executed or killed by the Iranian government in the 1980s because of their political beliefs, ideology and activities. From left to right: Mohsen Behkish, Mohammad Reza Behkish, Siamak Asadian, Zahra Behkish, Mahmoud Behkish, Ali Behkish.
  ctv news By Mansoureh Behkish On the 16th of September, Iranian human rights activist Mansoureh Behkish went to Tehran International airport with her bags packed for a 3 month visit to Ireland. Ms. Behkish’s beloved mother had passed away in January of this year, and after settling her affairs,…
Iran’s Grand Ayatollah Reveals Iran’s Egregious Crimes Against Humanity
By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, Huffington PostSaturday, 20 August 2016 “You [Iranian officials] will be in the future etched in the annals of history as criminals. The greatest crime committed under the Islamic Republic, from the beginning of the Revolution until now, which will be condemned by history, is this crime…
An opponent of political violence was once set to lead Iran. One last quarrel changed it all
By Brian Murphy, Washington PostFriday, 12 August 2016 In 1988, nearly a decade after Iran's Islamic revolution, the country's leader-in-waiting faced a decision. He could stay silent as Iran stepped up a campaign of mass executions, torture and gulag-style imprisonment against perceived internal opponents. Or he could follow his conscience…
Shocking audio surfaces: Khomeini’s ex-heir acknowledges massacre of PMOI by Iran regime
NCRIWednesday, 10 August 2016 A shocking audio recording has been published for the first time of Khomeini’s former heir-apparent, Hossein-Ali Montazeri, acknowledging the brutal nationwide massacre in Iran in 1988 of activists of the main Iranian opposition group, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK). Montazeri, who was…
Iranian activist speaks out against regime’s mock courts, executions
Al-Arabiya Wednesday, 10 August 2016   Prominent Iranian activist, member of the teachers’ union and former political prisoner Hashem Khastar, said that executions in Iran are carried out in mock courts that resemble “dark rooms” amid the absence of minimum of legal standards. Khastar, who resides in Mashhad in northwestern…

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Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…