Iranian regime delegation leaves Khartoum
Asharq Al-Awsat Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Khartoum- Sudan’s declaration on the Iranian embassy staff officially leaving Khartoum cannot alone remove impact left by the long and intertwined relationship between Khartoum and Tehran, nor remove the implications of the great efforts made by the latter to spread Shi’ism in Sudan. Mainly, even…
Pro-Iran militias another face of ISIS
TimesunionSunday, 31 January 2016 Baghdad- Human Rights Watch said Sunday that powerful Iraqi Shiite militias were behind revenge attacks against Sunnis earlier this month that erupted after the Islamic State group bombed a cafe frequented by militiamen.The New York-based rights group issued a report saying the Badr Brigades and Asaib Ahl…
Increase use of Telegram in Iran
Al-ManitorMonday, 1 February 2016 TEHRAN, Iran — “A grandson of the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been disqualified from running for the Assembly of Experts”; “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has reached a deadlock”; “The bodybuilding champion of Iran and the world has been killed…
UAE Ambassador to U.S
NCRIMonday, 1 February 2016 The United Arab Emirates’ Ambassador to the US has accused Iran's regime of continuing to spread instability in the region after the nuclear deal. “Since the signing of the nuclear deal, we have seen nothing but more Iranian aggression,” said Yousef Al Otaiba. Speaking at the…
Captured U.S. sailors
Fox NewsMonday, 1 February 2016 Iran’s supreme leader has awarded medals to five members of the Iranian Navy whom he said “captured intruding” U.S. Navy sailors during a tense incident in January. On Jan. 12, Iran captured the ten sailors whose boats “misnavigated” into Iranian waters, according to Defense Secretary…
Iran- Terrorism: Iran benefits from ISIS and Iraqi Shiite militias at the same time
By Staff writer, Iran ProbeSunday, 31 January 2016 The Human Rights Watch (HRW) monitoring group published a report saying that Iran has "recruited thousands of undocumented Afghans living there" to fight in Tehran-organized militias in Syria, the Radio Free Europe (RFE/RL) reported yesterday. The HRW January 29 report says Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards…
Iran- Human rights: Al Arabiya TV reports event condemning Rouhani visit to France
By Staff writer, Iran ProbeSaturday, 30 January 2016 French President Francois Hollande announced that he reminded Iranian regime’s President Hassan Rouhani of France's commitment to human rights issues. Iranian main opposition group, People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (PMOI/Mek) organized a mass-demonstration in the French capital as Rouhani made his first tour…
Iran- Terrorism: Iran planning for annihilation of Iraq Sunnis, Anbar official says
Okaz dailyWednesday, 27 January 2016 Iran is planning for the annihilation of Sunnis in Iraq, said Sheikh Abdulgader al-Nayel, official spokesman of the Anbar Council of Sheikhs and Experts. Iraq’s six Sunni provinces are suffering from bloodbaths. These measures are being carried out according to the plans of Iran and…
Iran- Human rights: Iran sentences 24 Baha’is to as many as 11 years in jail
RFE/RLThursday, 28 January 2016 A revolutionary court in Iran’s Golestan Province has sentenced 24 believers in the Baha'i faith to as many as 11 years in prison each. A Geneva-based spokeswoman for the International Baha'i community, Simin Fahandezh, said the 24 individuals are being imprisoned strictly because of their religious faith,…
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…
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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…