Taleb Bassativand, another victim who lost his life in Iranian prisons
By Iran Probe Staff Thursday, 1 March 2018 Another inmate, Taleb Bassativand, was killed in prison in Iran. Taleb Bassativand a medical student at Ilam University was arrested for second time in February 18 by security forces, and on Monday, February 26, his death was reported to his family. Bassativand…
Protests as Blacklisted Iranian Justice Minister addresses UN Human Rights meeting
By Iran Probe Staff Thursday, 1 March 2018 As Alireza Avaei, Iran's Minister of Justice addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council, supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran gathered outside the UN in Geneva to show their abhorrence at his presence in the UN human rights body…
Complaint by the National Council of Resistance to the Swiss Attorney General to prosecute Alireza Avaei
By Iran Probe Staff Thursday, 27 February 2018 Simultaneous with the arrival of Iranian Justice Minister, Alireza Avaei in Geneva, the National Council of Resistance of Iran(NCRI) appealed to the Swiss General Prosecutor to prosecute Alireza Avaei for crimes against humanity. NCRI stated that Avaei has been involved in massacre…
Nikki Haley called Iranian Minister of Justice’s speech in Human Rights Council session shameful
By Iran Probe Staff Monday, 26 February 2018 Last night in a press release,Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, condemned the scheduled speech by the Iranian minister of justice, Alireza Avaie, in the United Nations Human Rights Council this week.  She declared, “The Human Rights Council should…
Amnesty International's annual report on human rights violations in Iran in 2017
By Iran Probe Staff Sunday, 25 February 2018 Amnesty International, in its annual report published Thursday, February 23. has criticized the authorities of the Iranian regime for suppression of the right to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and imprisonment of critics. Amnesty International has also referred to the nationwide uprising…
Member  of “Death Commission” of 1988 massacre in Iran will address the UN Human Rights Council !!
By Iran Probe Staff Friday, 23 February 2018 Alireza Avaei , justice minister in the current cabinet of Hassan Rouhani and a member of “Death Commission” of “1988 massacre" of political prisoners in Iran, is scheduled to deliver speech in the Uinited Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in Geneva.…
Tehran Police Chief says the Police have behaved tactfully towards the Dervishes because Police could fire RPJ7 rockets
  By Iran Probe Staff Thursday, 22 February 2018 Tehran Police Chief claimed that the Police have behaved tactfully towards the protest rally of the Dervishes in Tehran and did not let any blood being shed even from the nose of a citizen; otherwise, police could have destroyed the Dervishes’…
Bloody clashes in Tehran after the security forces attacked Sufi followers - 5 dead from the Basij and security forces
By Iran Probe Staff Tuesday, 20 February 2018 After security forces attacked the sit-in by Gonabadi Dervishes in protest against arresting one of their members in front of a police station, the gathering turned into a bloody clash and three security forces and two members of the Basij militia were…
Pictures of women banned on tombstone - Human rights situation in Iran, in brief, in the news
  ‌‌‌By Iran Probe Staff Monday, 19 February 2018 Women’s pictures not allowed  On Thursday February 15th, agents of Iranian regime put a new billboard in Imam Zadeh Hassan cemetery in Sabzevar north of Iran. The billboard reads, “Those who have pictures of women on the graves of their loved…
A solid evidence for they are spies
‌By Iran Probe Staff Monday, 19 February 2018 While the arrest of some environment activists and the death of one of them, the Iranian – Canadian Kavous Seyed Emami, has made the news in Iran, Firozabadi, Khamenei’s top military adviser, has said that every environmental activist or a scientist who…
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External Links

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…