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Iran- Human rights: Survey on Hassan Rouhani’s Visit to France
Asharq Al-Awsat EnglishThursday, 28 January 2016 83% of French want from their president François Hollande to address the question of human rights with the Iranian president. The Iranian President’s visit to France on the 27th and 28th of January raises once again the question of the relationship between France, the…
Iran- Human rights: Mock executions and thousands of protesters greet Iran's President Rouhani in Paris
By Harriet Sinclair, International Business TimesThursday, 28 January 2016  Thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and even staged mock executions to protest about the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The demonstration, which took place at Place Denfert-Rochereau on 28 January, was described by one attendee as vibrant, as Iranians…
Iran- Human rights: Paris: Iranian opposition marches against Rouhani
By Staff writer, Iran ProbeFriday, 29 January 2016 Rouhani’s visit to Paris sparked protests from Iranian opposition group, French political figures, human rights organizations and activists, and French citizens. The People’s Mujaheedin of Iran (PMOI/ Mek) held a large demonstration over Rouhani’s human rights abuse record, and use of the…
Iran: Anger in Italy after authorities cover up nude Roman statues of goddesses so as not to offend Iranian president
By Nick Squires, TelegraphTuesday, 26 January 2016 Italy covered up marble statues of nude Roman goddesses in order to spare the blushes of the visiting president of Iran, who is on a visit to Europe to rebuild relations with the West after the recent deal on restricting its nuclear ambitions…
Iran- Human rights: Execution and mistreatment of religious minorities in Iran
Iran Probe Thursday, 28 January 2016 Fardin Hosseini, a prisoner of conscience from the Sunni “Ahl Haq” religious minority group, was hanged recently under bogus charges after enduring more than 6 years of prison and vicious torture for his beliefs, according to Human Rights & Democracy Advocates in Iran.Hosseini was arrested…
Iran- Human rights: Reporters Without Borders: 7 question for Hassan Rouhani if you run into him
Reporters Without BordersTuesday, 26 January 2016 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives tomorrow in Paris for an official visit and will give a news conference on 28 January. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) suggests a few questions that could be put to him. 1/ You promised a change “in favour of free…
Iran- Human rights: Freedom House: Significant spike in executions in Iran
Iran ProbeWednesday, 27 January 2016 The U.S.-based organization Freedom House says freedom ebbed in 72 countries around the world in 2015, while just 43 countries witnessed an increase. It was the 10th straight year that Freedom House has reported an overall decline in global freedom.In its report, Freedom In The World…
Iran- Human rights: Amnesty: Dozens of juvenile offenders face death in Iran
Iran ProbeWednesday, 27 January 2016 Dozens of people who were arrested in Iran for crimes committed before they turned 18 remain at risk of the death penalty despite recent reforms, with many having already spent years on death row, according to a report by Amnesty International released on Tuesday:  Iran’s…
Iran- Terrorism: Latin America takes action to control Iran controlled groups
Asharq Al-AwsatTuesday, 26 January 2016 Buenos Aries- Mexican intelligence, in cooperation with Canadian intelligence services, has recently revealed activities for the Lebanese Hezbollah under Iranian support being detected in Latin America, at Venezuela, Mexico, Nicaragua, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, in addition to the zone between the Paraguay, Argentine, and Brazil…
Iran- Terrorism: The Army of Guardians Oversees Drug Trafficking in Iran
Asharq Al-AwsatSunday, 24 January 2016 Controlled by the Quds Force and the Guardians, Drugs spread through Iraq and Lebanon Commander of the anti-narcotics squad of Iran’s Law Enforcement Police General Ali Moayyedi announced the arrest of 180 thousand drug trafficker 80 thousand drug users and the seize of 420 tonnes…
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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…