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Protests against the siege imposed on Camp Libety
Iran ProbeThursday, 25 February 2016 Al Jazeera Arabic TV reported that Iranian refugees residing in Camp Liberty located west of Baghdad held a protest rally demanding international protection and condemning what they called a blockade imposed on them by Iraqi security forces. The residents of this camp, home to members of…
The issue of growing drug addiction in Iran has reached its most critical stage, especially with the scope of this crisis casting a dark shadow over Iranian women.
By Staff Writer, Iran ProbeThursday, 25 February 2016 Official statistics in Iran: 1.5 to 2% of all Iranians are drug addicts Ali Hashemi, head of a working group focused on drug addiction in the Iranian regime’s Expediency Discernment Council said in an interview with the state-run ILNA news agency on…
Iranian band arrested for playing metal music
By Staff Writer, Iran ProbeWednesday, 24 February 2016 Detention sentences for artists in Iran have increased sharply since the nuclear deal. Security and intelligence forces of the Iranian regime are running a wave of arrest of filmmakers, musicians, poets and cartoonist, charging them for “propaganda against the State”. According to…
A screen grab from the Iranian TV series Outbreak, which features a storyline about an Afghan man carrying a biologically engineered virus
RFE/RLTuesday, 23 February 2016 A new show on Iran's state-controlled television has angered critics who say it promotes hatred against Afghan refugees living in the Islamic republic. The show, titled Outbreak, features a storyline about an Afghan man carrying a biologically engineered virus who is sent to Iran by the…
The STAR was able to view the “confidential information” from an airport insider who showed an “extremely urgent” note verbale from the Saudi Arabian embassy addressed to the DFA’s Intelligence and Security Unit dated Jan. 22, 2016, requesting the installation of X-ray machines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 for flights from Manila to Saudi and vice versa. File photo/RUDY SANTOS
The Philippine StarTuesday, 22 February 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The threat of terrorist attack on Saudi Arabian airliners in Southeast Asia is real, eminent, and allegedly in the final stage of implementation, which reportedly includes the hijacking or bombing of Saudi aircraft. The Saudi Arabian embassy in Manila notified the…
British writer Salman Rushdie has faced death threats by the Iranian regime since the publication of his 1989 novel The Satanic Verses.
By Staff Writer, Iran ProbeTuesday, 23 February 2016 Not only have the number of executions skyrocketed under the so-called moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in fact the prize money set for the murder of British writer Salman Rushdie has been hiked.40 Internet websites in Iran have collected $600,000 for Rushdie’s…
Ismail Abdi, Secretary General of Iran’s Teachers’ Trade Association (ITTA), has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison since 27 June for "organizing and participating in illegal gatherings” for his legitimate trade unionist activities. He is a prisoner of conscience.
By Staff Writer, Iran ProbeTuesday, 23 February 2016 Ismail Abdi, the jailed Secretary-General of the Teachers Guild Center in Iran, has been sentenced to six years behind bars by judge Salavati of branch 15 of Tehran’s “revolution” court.Abdi’s lawyer learned of his client’s sentence yesterday morning, Hrana news agency reported.…
Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi  said he will still receive 223 lashes
CBC NewsMonday, 22 February 2016 Award-winning Iranian filmmaker punished for 'insulting sanctities' An Iranian filmmaker said Monday that an appeals court had sentenced him to a year in prison, reducing his initial sentence of six years over "insulting sanctities" amid an ongoing crackdown on expression in the Islamic Republic. Iranian…
Mahsa, 17, in Zibashahr, Iran
By Staff Writer, Iran ProbeMonday, 22 February 2016 The social tragedy in Iran in left in silence and hold in darkness, but the reality is miserable, particularly the situation of youths and teenage girls. Recently, the Guardian reported photos on teenage girls held in detention. it portrait the harsh situation of…
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi listens to a translation during a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, February 11, 2016.
By Maher Chmaytelli, ReutersSunday, 21 February 2016 BAGHDAD (Reuters)- - As fighting in Iraq raged last summer, Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani came across unexpected opposition to his plans to defeat Islamic State. Soleimani is the commander of Iran's al-Quds brigade and has been a key figure in the fight against…
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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…