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…
Iran- Human rights: 63 women executed in Iran under Rouhani
NCRISaturday, 23 January 2016 Women's Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran issued a statement on January 15, 2016, saying,'According to the data collected on the executions carried out during Rouhani's tenure, the Iranian regime has executed a total of 2166 persons from August 2013 to January 15, 2016.…
Iran- Human rights: Honor killing – Father kills her newly-wed daughter with shovel
Iran ProbeSunday, 24 January 2016 A man beat up her 15-year-old newly-wed daughter with the handle of the shovel in a bid to punish and dissuade the girl from divorcing her husband, but ended up killing her.The murderer father confessed: "I was mad at my daughter. So, I picked the…
Iran-PMOI/MeK: Commemorating two political prisoners executed for visiting relatives in Camp Ashraf
Iran ProbeSunday, 24 January 2016 Various student and youth organizations in Iran supporting the PMOI/MeK have issued and distributed statements in commemoration of two political prisoners Jaafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj-Aqai executed by the Iranian regime on January 24, 2010. Both were executed in Tehran’s Evin prison. The regime’s…
Iran-PMOI/MEK: Family members arrested, harassed in Iran
Iran ProbeSunday, 24 January 2016 Mrs. Dina Karimi, 58, her 62-year-old husband Hassan Attarzadeh and their 24-year-old son Hanif were summoned to by Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS) on Saturday, January 23rd, according to a report by the Human Rights and Democracy Activists. Those summoned are usually placed under interrogation,…
Iran- Sanctions: Naghdi: the annulment of sanctions had nothing to do with the negotiations
By staff writer, Iran ProbeSaturday, 23 January 2016 According to Asharq Al-Awsat, an American official acquainted with negotiations concerning the prisoner exchange deal with the Iranian authorities informed CNN on Wednesday that Washington prepared a plane to take the 7 Iranians who received pardons from the White House to Iran.…
Iran-Human rights: suppression of peaceful media activities continues unabated
By staff writer, Iran Probe Saturday, 23 January 2016 Amnesty International reported that the Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi has been sentenced to six years in prison and 223 lashes, on charges that include “insulting Islamic sanctities” and “illicit relations”. He has appealed, and is awaiting the outcome. If jailed for…
Iran- Human rights: More child offenders executed under Hassan Rouhani
Iran ProbeFriday, 22 January 2016 The Iranian regime has executed more child offenders in 2014-2015 compared to any time during the past five years. Dr Ahmed Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapportuer on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, wrote in a piece published on his website on Wednesday:…

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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…